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Can A Stomach Virus Last A Month
I'm 33 and am on my 8th stomach virus in the last 7 or 8 months. More than half, someone else in my family also got. Should I be worried?
Bad luck vs. Problem: That sounds miserable! If multiple people in a family have similar stomach flu symptoms at the same time, it's a good story for passing around a virus, but may also represent food-borne illness, parasites, or even non-infectious cases of these symptoms. You could just have a run of bad luck, but best to discuss with your doc to see if testing or expert referral would help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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. ...Read more
My two month old has a stomach virus. Today's day 9. Blood work last Friday showed viral. Is it normal to last this long? She's been on pedialyte only
Last year I got a bad stomach virus. 8 months on I've just been diagnosed with chronic tonsillitis by ent. Could a stomach virus?
Last year I got a bad stomach virus. 8 months on I've been diagnosed with chronic tonsillitis by ent. Is there a stomach virus that can cause this?
How long does a stomach virus last and is it common to become constipated and have weak stomach to foods afterward?
Gastroenteritis: Depending on the etiology, symptoms can last from days to weeks. After a evacuation of the GI tract you may feel constipated until you fill up with food again. You can develop a relative lactose intolerance for several weeks post some infections, some also have difficulty with fresh fruits and vegetables for a week or so afterwards. ...Read more
I noticed a spot above my belly button that hurts when pressed. I dn't have insurance and I have been lifting, and had a stomach virus last week. Advice?
I had a stomach virus last week (watery stool, vomiting and pains), now I have cold plus with random watery stool and im kind worried?
I saw my boyfriend on Sunday & last night (Weds), he was up sick all night with a stomach virus. Can I catch this if I haven't seen him since Sunday?
Exposure: Depends if you gave been exposed to the virus and if your body can or cannot fight it off. Now you are assuming he has the flu. I do not know how you came to the conclusion. But if he did and you were with him for several hours closely. Yes you are exposed if you were in the same area for a significant time period ...Read more
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