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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Norovirus: is one form of gastroenteritis (stomach flu). The symptoms of Stomach Flu (Viral Gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowe ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sxs: 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several: Rotavirus and norovirus infections are generally limited to the GI tract. Although influenza may also produce GI symptoms, the upper and occasionally ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
19 years experience Pediatrics
No: Stomach flu is usually a layman term for viral enteritis, which may be because of multiple other viruses other than norovirus. Norovirus does not ev ... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Depends: Majority of disinfectant wipes if you look at the label should clarify percentage of germs kills. Most viruses do not linger around surfaces that lon ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vaccines: Noroviruses & Rotavirus cause many cases of gastroenteritis. RotaTeq® (RV5) & Rotarix® (RV1) are rotavirus vaccines that are administered to ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It can happen: Night sweats are just sweats at night, and day sweats are sweats in the daytime. That means any person with a febrile illness can have fever, chills, ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
GI flu: You are correct. Rather than guess go to uptodate.com and find out.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Normal reaction: Some soreness at the site of injection is normal. Flu shot does not produce antibodies to Nonovirus.
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