A 40-year-old member asked:
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how to cure the stomach virus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You don't "cure" it: 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 like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.
Answered on Nov 2, 2014

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Not really: The best thing to do is fight the illness with rest and fluids.
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Time: Time is the best treatment. Imodium (loperamide) ad will help diarrhea.. Pepto-bismol can also help.

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