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is it possible to get a stomach bug from sleeping on a sick person sheets

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Upset stomach : Keeping you awake? Ginger can reduce nausea ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boi ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Sounds like it: You likely either have a viral gastroenteritis ("stomach bug") or food poisoning. The rapid heart beat suggests that you've lost a significant amount ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It is possible, but: when one suffers from gastroenteritis, it is possible to have stool urgency so abrupt that you have incontinence of stool. Most of the time, however, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are many possible causes for her symptoms, but a self limited viral illness is one of the most common. If she has fever and/or abdominal pain, p ... Read More
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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Stomach bug: I would suggest a bland diet and avoid juice and milk until well
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: The viral gastroenteritis is contagious, so this is possible.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Vitamin B deficiency: Incurred through ingestion of sugar, pop, ice cream etc. Start a supplement of b complex, magnesium and a multivitamin and stop all the sweet stuff.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pediatrician: Have him evaluated by his pediatrician as dehydration is possible and if present, should be treated.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Use Antacids: Speaking more from personal experience than from medical perspective, you may want to swish with an antacid like maalox or pepto bismol (bismuth subsa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Would get some rest: The 'stomach flu' is typically a viral infection which causes vomiting for a day, followed by diarrhea for several days. It generally resolves on its ... Read More
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