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A 18-year-old female asked:

So, i had the stomach virus last month. i had all the flu symptoms but was told i had the stomach virus. for the past three days i've been having diar?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Viral: gastroenteritis is usually self limited; however, no solid foodNO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day: Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume. AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc. Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (NSAIDS). If not improving go to private physician or ER. for 48 hrs.
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