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Is gradual introduction of feeding better than immediate normal feeding in children with gastroenteritis?
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    Why starve? Give what the child needs!

    Dear Editor

    Acute gastroenteritis being an inflammatory process, many physicians advice a rest to bowel during the phase and in the convalescence.

    Outcome of it will be definitely affected by diet as diet was the sole factor causing the gastroenteritis. SO diet cant be stopped. Gradual introduction of food is a vague term as the question of 'how gradual introduction?' makes it irrelevant.

    Its agreeable...

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