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bad heartburn/ bloating/ slow digestion after stomach flu. ate spicy food within 24 hours of getting better. normal?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Yes. Recovering : from stomach flu is best done by starting with a simple carbohydrate diet like baked potato,toast,crackers,& rice. If well tolerated,slowly advance diet.

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