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A 44-year-old member asked:

What to do if i had pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and i have stomach flu will i get reye's syndrome ?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
No: Reye's syndrome is most often seen in children ages 4 - 13. There is no real cure for stomach flu, but don't be discouraged, it will pass in7-10 days. Drink a lot of water and rest.
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