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can i get a stomach virus again if i just had it?

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Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Gi distress with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea can be caused by various viruses and bacteria. It is not uncommon to have a relapse of the same stomach virus.
Answered on Mar 14, 2016

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