A 37-year-old female asked about a 37-year-old male:
my husband has had the stomach flu for the last six days now he has been to the er and the doctor?
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Reevaluation: "Stomach flu" does not usually last this long, so it's best to have a reevaluation of the problem. Depending on the specific symptoms and physical findings, tests may be in order.
3942 viewsAnswered Jan 5, 2019
A 18-year-old female asked:
I've had the stomach flu for 5 days now & I haven't been able to eat much. How long will this sickness & my inability to eat last?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Gastroenteritis.: According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. Start with clear liquids and work up.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019
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