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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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 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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