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A 37-year-old female asked:

To clarify i don't have vomiting as symptom just abdo discomfort, loose stools and feeling very fatigued. can this be a virus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: Could be viral gastroenteritis even if there is no vomiting. Start w clear liquid like water, 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.

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