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how long would the normal stomach flu take to develop in your system and start showing symptoms.?

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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
47 years experience Internal Medicine
6--10 days: The "incubation period" for most common gastrointestinal viral illnesses is 6-10 days. Cerain viruses, such as hepatitis a and b viruses, can take up to 6 months from infection to onset of symptoms.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gastroenteritis: According to the CDC, in general, Viral Gastroenteritis symptoms begin 1 to 2 days after being infected.
Answered on Oct 27, 2018

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