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grape juice prevents stomach flu

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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That's fine: Hi. A viral gastroenteritis ("stomach flu") will resolve with tincture of time. You do need to stay well hydrated. Gatorade gives you fluid, electroly ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Food Myths: There would be no specific health benefits from any juice. But, in the setting of a stomach flu the goal is to remain very well hydrated. And juices a ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I am not : Aware that grapefruit juice helps to fend off gastroenteritis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
No guarantee: Best chance for prevention is get a flu shot, stay away from anyone who may have it, use disinfectant often.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Wash your hands: The viruses that cause stomach bugs are spread by contact and enter the body through your mouth, nose, or eyes. The best thing is to wash your hands w ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Not much...: All you can do is wash hands frequently, avoid others who are known to have it, etc. Once you have it, im not aware of anything you can do to prevent ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. NKATEKO DELSON RINGANE
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More info needed: It's difficult to offer advise in this case as the symptoms involved are not clear. The above drug is used to treat nausea and vomiting after chemo or ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Prevent stomach flu: There really isn't one. Overall, you could probably say that regular, vigorous hand-washing with soap is the best way to reduce risk.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
To avoid stomach: Flu: Wash your hands before touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Wash w/ warm water & soap for 20 seconds. Hand-sanitizer doesn't kill Norovirus. Us ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis: Stomach flu can be transmitted by eating infected food or liquids or through contact w an infected person. Wash your hands well for at least 20 second ... Read More

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