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how long does it take for stomach flu symptoms to show

A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: 6 days is a long time for the stomach flu with concern for dehydration. She is also vomiting often. Children localize pain poorly and they will point ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Viral Gastroenteriti: The symptoms of stomach flu can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Duration: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
CDC Says....: According to the cdc, in general, viral gastroenteritis symptoms begin 1 to 2 days after being infected.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Stay hydrated: Make sure you're taking enough fluids, and eat only a bland diet until you feel completely better. This means easy to digest foods like rice, bananas, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Different virus: Many conditions and viruses can cause the same symptoms. Perhaps you are run down and never fully recovered from the previous episode.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe not the flu?: Here's a helpful link from the CDC regarding classic flu symptoms and severity: http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease/symptoms.htm
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, ri ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hillel Naon
42 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Depends: It depends on the cause of the symptoms, type of virus, if caused by viral infection.

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