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I threw up my entire dinner five hours after i are. i felt fine up until now. anything other than the flu?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Common is common: ...And as such, is likely viral gi, often called a flu or gastroenteritis, but can behave differently than either. If can tolerate sleep through as much as possible of it, should be improved within 24 hours so will be able to tolerate clear liquids in small portions frequently. Lower gi/diarrhea usually starts hrs later, if present. Need to hydrate to make up for fluid losses or go to er for iv.

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Last updated Apr 27, 2013

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