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Can you have the stomach flu without vomiting or diarrhea

A male asked:
Dr. Teresa Carson
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Likely this is fine-: Most likely this is the continuing loose stools that can happen after AGE. As long as there is no blood, mucus or clay color, this may last for 7-10 ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Everyone is different, and react to illnessess differently too. The norovirus is more virulent, and may cause you to be feeling week for 3-7 days. I... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Viral gastroenteriti: According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus).
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Hydration: You need to ensure that you are hydrated, drink enough water so that your urine is mostly colorless. You may take an electrolyte drink like Gatorade.
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A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 15 years experience
No: If there is no vomiting or diarrhea I would not consider it to be the stomach flu. However, it does seem that your stomach is upset about something, w... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Yes you can: Yes you can the cramping is not a requirement for the flue. The cramping is the intestine reaction to the diarrhea and gas
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Stomach flu: This is an incredibly non-specific lay term that has very little meaning to a diagnostician. It is often used to allay patients concerns when a specif... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Clear fluids: Try resting consuming only clear fluids such as gatorade and chicken broth. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Sounds like it: You're likely correct. For a stomach virus, it's important to maintain hydration (water, sports drinks) and eat a very bland diet as tolerated. Look ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Yes: it is possible...but you should have it looked into to see if it's esophageal reflux as well.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it is: Yes it is possible.The symptoms of stomach flu are so variable so you can have stomach flu without vomiting and diarrhea.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
39 years experience
Diarrhea: It is not uncommon to have diarrhea lasting after the nausea and vomiting have abated. Try a brat diet (banana, rice, apple sauce, tea toast), avoid ... Read More
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