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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
GI upset: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
Prevent dehydration: Lots of fluids, esp fluids with salts to prevent dehydration - either oral or IV if needed. Symptomatic management.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hydrate & rest: 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hydration!: Keep hydrated-clear liquids that contain both calories and electrolytes are the best. (an oral electrolyte solution like pedialyte, esp. For severe c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience Gastroenterology
Very common: Stomach flu refers to the virus spread from vomit and diarrhea if you remember the cruise ship issues of several years ago that was a virus.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Calendine
23 years experience Pediatrics
Usually Nausea: Stomach virus may start with vague symtoms, but vomiting and nausea are most prominent symptoms over first 24-48 hrs. These is usually followed by on ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Rest your stomach: When you have vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps, it helps to rest your stomach. Drink clear liquids (no milk or juice), eat plain foods in small a ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Misnomer: There is no "stomach flu." influenza is a specific virus with specific types of symptoms. What is typically called "stomach flu" is anything caus ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Stomach flu: The current medical literature emphasizes that you should eat as close to your nomal diet as possible during this illness, if you can (and assuming yo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
No meds - fluids: Lots of fluids, esp fluids with salts to prevent dehydration - either oral or IV if needed. Symptomatic management.
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