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A 43-year-old female asked:

36 hours post nasty stomach flu (heavy vomiting and diahrrea), still bloated with headache. best way to relieve symptoms?

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Dr. Richard Maffezzoli
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Clear fluids: Try resting consuming only clear fluids such as gatorade and chicken broth. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache.
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Take it easy, rest: Take it easy and have good and plenty of rest. No solid diet for 2-3 days lliquids like gato, apple juice, ice tea non caffeinated. Rice and yogurt clear chicken soup etc tylenol (acetaminophen) only for headache and pain. No Motrin or like medications this should go away gradually and you should feel better with in 2 -3 days.

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