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Dr. Philip Miller
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Most are air borne : however, you can be exposed by touching infected material, clothing etc or being in a room where he sneezed, coughed or expectorated.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Rest: Most viruses causing GI problems last inly a few days, drinking lots of fluids and rest are best.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach flu: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Flu: It tends to run it's course. Be gentle with your GI tract. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Work up ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
GI upset: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods li ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
Prevent dehydration: Lots of fluids, esp fluids with salts to prevent dehydration - either oral or IV if needed. Symptomatic management.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Stomach flu: This term is generally used to mean an infectious bug called gastroenteritis.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. EMILIA MATOS
44 years experience General Practice
Diet: Gastric rest, body rest, fluids.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Hydration!: Keep hydrated-clear liquids that contain both calories and electrolytes are the best. (an oral electrolyte solution like pedialyte, esp. For severe c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Very common: Stomach flu refers to the virus spread from vomit and diarrhea if you remember the cruise ship issues of several years ago that was a virus.
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