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Causes Of Bacterial Gastroenteritis
I've got bacterial gastroenteritis. It's been a week. Have been on medication. How long will i be contagious for? When would i know that it has gone?
I have bacterial gastroenteritis. Final stages of treatment. It's been a week. How long do I have to wait before i can kiss my girlfriend?
Can bacterial gastroenteritis spread through saliva i.E. Kissing, etc? Or would the other person get infected with it?
I have bacterial gastroenteritis and diarrhea just got inside my vagina... Will this harm my 7.2 week old fetus? Will it infect my womb? Help?
Can giving birth while you have bacterial/viral gastroenteritis cause your baby to get it while being born due to close proximity to anas? Serious?
Nope: The chances are extremely rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stomach bugs only last for 24-48 hours, please list names of types of virus or bacteria that causes gastroenteritis to last 7 days wit sparse diarrhea?
Enteritis: You need a textbook to cover all the possibilities. Discuss this with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
14 year old. Same gastroenteritis/stomach bug as rest of fam. Before vomiting/dry-heaving she is getting "waves of terror" common with stomach bug?
Can bacterial/acute gastroenteritis be transmitted to my girlfriend if i kiss her? I'm currently in the last stages of my treatment.
Difficult to tell: Bacterial gastroenteritis is an unusual disease in the usa. Far more likely viral. Either way, kissing would be an unusual means of transmission and would depend on so many variable factors that it would be very tough to determine the risks without knowing exactly what you had. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The cause of stomach flu or GI bug infection is the norwalk-like virus (nlv), also called norovirus. This group of viruses causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, fever, headache, fatigue and abdominal cramping within 12-48 hours of infection. Symptoms typically last 1-3 days, after which they resolve. The infection is rarely fatal & is self-limiting. Treatment is usually symptomatic. ...Read more
If you have stomach flu (gastroenteritis) & bacterial vaginosis at the same time can it intensify nausea & other symptoms? Day 8 of stomach flu.
For 3days friend has nausea vomiting diarrhea.Got IV at ER today-blood test shows gastroenteritis.Does viral show up in blood test?Or just bacterial?
Well, the ER doctor: may have looked a clinical symptoms, history & examination in combination with a Complete blood count with differential (CBC with Diff). The CBC does not make a hard diagnosis but can be suggestive. For instance ^ lymphocytes might suggest a viral infection & ^ neutrophils might suggest a bacterial infection. A culture which was positive for a bacterial pathogen would be strong evidence ...Read more
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and have the stomach flu. My doctor won't check the baby. He just said to stay hydrated. Can the stomach bug hurt the baby?
Gastroenteritis: Without knowing the organism responsible for your symptoms it is impossible to say whether it will harm your baby, but the chances are that it will be fine. Your doctor is correct in urging you to stay hydrated, because becoming very dehydrated can potentially create problems. Good luck and hope you are better before thanksgiving dinner. Best wishes. ...Read more
31w pregnant, stomach flu, diarrhea twice per hr for 4hrs. Belly pain comes in waves. How can I tell if the pain is labor or just from the stomach bug?
Be assessed: It is too difficult to know one way or the other without an exam. You need to be checked. All the best. ...Read more
I have had indigestion and nausea for several days following a brief GI bug/stomach flu. Should I see a physician?
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