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Stomach bug symptoms in adults
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khannaanswered
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Stomach bug: Stomach bug also known as stomach flu or somach virus.The symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.It can sometimes be asso... Read More
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Gastroenteritis: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low ... Read More
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Einanswered
Infectious Disease 50 years experience
N/V/D: Nausia, vomitting and diarrhea are the usual symptoms of viral gastroenteritis. Bacterial enteritis is more severe with abdominal pain and fever.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Gastroenteritis.: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low... Read More
3.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old female asked:
My brother had the stomach bug yesterday. i feel sick but i had the stomach bug last month and it didn't feel like this. can i have early symptoms?
Dr. Andrew Seibertanswered
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Possibly: The early symptoms of "the stomach bug" differ depending on which virus or illness it is. All you can do is drink plenty of fluids and see if your sy... Read More
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
If my daughter was last in contact with someone who was sick with a stomach bug this past wednesday, would she have shown symptoms before today? or could she still wind up with it?
Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
This will depend on the time course that that particular bug follows. And the dose she got if she got it. Time will tell.
Answered Dec 04, 2022
A 35-year-old male asked:
I think i had a stomach bug but symptoms were quite aligned with covid. i have been home since friday last week and the symptoms started on sunday and have been home since. should i stay home and is until monday fine to return to work? feeling better
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Testing: Most likely you had COVID 19 or a viral diarrheal illness. Drink fluids, rest, monitor your temperature and consider a PCR test. If you are positive f... Read More
51 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 49-year-old member asked:
A Verified Doctoranswered
36 years experience
Flu / influenza: Influenza is primarily a respiratory and not a stomach illness. Flu causes fever, cough, sore throat, sinus pain, muscle aches etc.
3.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Storferanswered
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Generally 2-3 days: The actual incubation period depends on the virus but in general the time between exposure and symptoms with an intestinal virus is 48-72 hours.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Is it likely to get ecoli or stomach bug from performing analingus on your partner who isnt sick or showing symptoms and just showered?
Dr. Forrest Jonesanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Technically, yes: It would be possible to contract E. Coli by analingus, but only few strains are problematic. Other intestinal infections like giardiasis and amebiasis... Read More
3.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 21-year-old male asked:
For the past 5 nights i develop chills, dizziness, and headaches. i figured its a stomach bug of some sort. but the symptoms go away as soon as i wake up. something else happening is i am also developing hives basically from head to toe at daytime?
Dr. Mark Owolabianswered
Family Medicine 8 years experience
You need to get seen in person for a full history & examination. More information is needed to get to the bottom of this for you.
Answered Jul 07, 2022
A 33-year-old female asked:
Family has had stomach bug, all different symptoms. i have been nauseous with little appetite, am i dealing with the virus as well?
Dr. Melissa Haglundanswered
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Quite possible: Viruses are very easily spread from one person to the next when it comes to gastroenteritis or "stomach flu." If the symptoms are markedly different ... Read More
4k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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