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A 24-year-old male asked:

A lady at work and i, are having the same gi track symptoms: stomach discomfort, bloating, and gas...could it be a virus?

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Dr. Cornelius Dooley
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: It is very unlikely; viruses tend to cause short-lived illnesses; however, you might want to have a stool test to check for bacteria or parasites;.

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