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A 40-year-old female asked:

Last night, stomach was cramping and had one bout of diarrhea. took imodium (loperamide) and, while stomach a little bubbly, feel ok. stomach flu? contagious?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Gastroenteritis: Acute GI illness most commonly either viral infection or food poisoning with a preformed toxin. Both are most commonly self-limited and if you have no further symptoms you should be fine. If it is viral it can be very communicable (usually norovirus).
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