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Who gets viral gastroenteritis?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Anyone: Viral gastroenteritis is a common cause of diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. This is also known as "the stomach flu.".

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What is viral gastroenteritis?

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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 18 years experience
Hukes and spews: Viral gastroenteritis means a bowel infection caused by a virus leading to nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is treated symptomatically, but other sources need to be ruled out, especially if there is pain or bleeding from above or below.

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