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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Most are air borne : however, you can be exposed by touching infected material, clothing etc or being in a room where he sneezed, coughed or expectorated.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Rest: Most viruses causing GI problems last inly a few days, drinking lots of fluids and rest are best.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach flu: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Flu: It tends to run it's course. Be gentle with your GI tract. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Work up ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
44 years experience General Practice
Diet: Gastric rest, body rest, fluids.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is self limit: Yes it gets better and you need fluids and supportive care
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
21 years experience Pediatrics
Usually none: Stomach flu is usually caused by a virus. There are many viruses that can cause it, and they are quite contagious. The good news is that it goes awa ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Ginger: Ginger has been shown to have various health benefits and studies show it to be beneficial for the treatment of nausea / vomiting, depending on the ca ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Depends on where you live? As we are at the start of the school year gastroenteritis cases definitely start to increase.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Might not be: stomach flu if it has lasted for 3 weeks. Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscul ... Read More
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