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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get checked: See a gastroenterologist who help you determine if a repeat workup is needed.

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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Give it some time.: A "stomach flu" can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and "heartburn" that can mimic your usual GERD, and it can be so relentless that your Prilosec ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Any inflammation of the lining of the gut can increase sensitivity to acid/heartburn
A male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Gastroparesis ?: Might want to consult a gastroenterologist. Sometimes can develop slow gastric emptying (gastroparesis) following viral infection which can cause your ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland fo ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It often takes a while after recovering from gastroenteritis for your intestinal tract to return to its normal balance. If your symptoms persist, it ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes. Recovering : from stomach flu is best done by starting with a simple carbohydrate diet like baked potato,toast,crackers,& rice. If well tolerated,slowly advanc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubt flu: Your symptoms pint towards a digestion problem rather than a stomach flu. Please consult your doctor if it continues.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, it's possible : This can happen if you have had a cold, and your nutritional status is reduced, and if you had any alcohol, or other irritants to your stomach. Also i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Try omeprazole: He can try a stronger acg suppressor likw omeparazole 20 mgm available over the counter or brand name zegrid once a day, till his symptoms have resolv ... Read More
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