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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Hydration: The primary treatment in viral gastroenteritis is a close attention to hydration.A source of fluids through oral rehydration fluids, and some solids l ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Hukes and spews: Viral gastroenteritis means a bowel infection caused by a virus leading to nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is treated symptomatically, but other so ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Anyone: Viral gastroenteritis is a common cause of diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. This is also known as "the stomach flu.".
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Virus: It is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces, foods, living things, etc. That are carrying the virus. The b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Viral gastroenteriti: Time, fluids, brat diet. Mainly time.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Oral rehydration therapy (ORT). : You can get oral rehydration fluid at a pharmacy.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Clinically: It's frequently a diagnosis of exclusion as it's generally a self limited illness - lasting less than 24 hours or so.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
No: Generally not in otherwise healthy individuals but in infants and the elderly it can be serious if they cannot maintain adequate hydration-so the key ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Symptoms: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Hukes and spews 2: By definition, there has to be nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It can also include abdominal pain, cramping, occasionally fever, and occasionally blood ... Read More
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