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What to do if i have severe gas, bloating, and yellow stools after having a stomach flu a couple of days ago is this normal?

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Dr. Johnny Green
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Altered gut flora: When you have an infection, like the flu, it can change the mix of bacteria that normally live in your colon. That can give you gas, bloating and change the color of your stools. A few days of yogurt and normal diet should straighten things out.

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