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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Many GI infections need no specific treatment other than replacing fluids and electrolytes, controlling diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and then watc ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
GI infections: GI infections = infection of digestive tract (may be from bacteria, viruses, or parasites).
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends..: ...On the diagnosis. Parasitic infections (giardia for example) are treated differently than bacterial. And each bacterial colitis may have a differen ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bugs, bugs , bugs: Most GI tract infections (gastroenteritis) are caused by bacterial or viral contamination of what we eat. Proper hand washing , food prep techniques ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Try these...: The GI tract can signal its distress with: nausea, vomiting, cramping, gassiness, belching, sharp/stabbing versus dull throbbing pain, hunger, burning ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
A virus: Here's great advice for little people as well as adults. Drink water - especially the kind w/ electroytes and other good stuff. Get potassium - banana ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: Infections most often cause diarrhea, often accompanied by pain or bloating. Diarrhea is often due to viruses and treated by clear fluids or electroly ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
GI effects can occur: In a study of COVID 19 positive patients seen at Stanford Health Care from 4 to 24 MAR 2020 – 31.9% reported GI symptoms. 22% reported nausea and vom ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kauffman
9 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends on how much: You lost. Make sure you know why you got the GI infection so as not to repeat the problem. Eat healthy foods, take probiotics, and exercise. You'll pr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This can: Certainly be a chronic problem. Will not be sorted out over the web. You need to get with the gyn, review the problems and the prior treatments, see ... Read More
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