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Can glutamine help with a stomach virus

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Brat diet, liquids: Car liquids in small amounts as tolerated then advance diet as tolerated. For diarrhea brat diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast (crackers) ). Yogur... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Stomach Virus: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration.Work up to solids with bland foo... Read More
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Go gently: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration.Work up to solids with bland foo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Multiple ways...: Stomach viruses are usually transmitted via airborne or contact route. This explains how stomach virus outbreaks occur on cruise ships affecting man... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: There's not much to take, fluids and tylenol (acetaminophen) are the staples.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Cramping: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
52 years experience
Soft, bland foods: Soft bland foods and liquids.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
Usually,: Pretty high. Hope you do not though and hope you got through the storm ok.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Mccain
Specializes in Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
Yes due to gas: Yes , because some viruses can cause increased gas.
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Stomach virus: There is not one specific virus capable of producing acute gastroenteritis, and when it occurs it is communicable generally by the fecal/oral route. S... Read More