A 33-year-old female asked:

I've been having yellow diarrhea for 2 1/2 days now and threw up yellow this morning. nothing taste right to me and all i've been able to eat is salt crackers and 7up, i've missed work over this. is it a virus or do i need to see a doctor?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Likely: A stomach bug. Usually these recover in 3-4 days, so you should be getting better soon. The important job is to keep up with your fluids. If you have abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, fever or blood in your stool be seen. Also if you can't keep up with your fluids and don't recover as anticipated; be seen. All the best for a quick recovery.
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