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Constipation After Stomach Flu
Hi. I recently just met with a stomach flu 2 days ago, and now im better. But now im having constipation. Why is this so?
I had the stomach flu for about 48 hours. I am still eating bland foods and am now experiencing constipation and gas. Is this normal?
Can existing gastritis be irritated by gastroenteritis? Had stomach flu but now abd is sore including back and have some constipation. No appetite
Yes: But if you are experiencing other symptoms, be checked for other causes of which there are many. All the best. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with the stomach flu 3 times in the past 2 weeks. I've also been urinating a lot/constipation, and I constantly want olives?
I am experiencing vomiting, burping, abdominal discomfort and constipation. I've also lost my appetite lately and had a fever of 101 on Friday. I went to the doctors and they believe that I have the stomach flu, but what do you think?
After a few days of stomach flu, came constipation, with small amounts of watery stool, extremely painful lower abdomen cramps and acid reflux? Help?
Really constipated and bloated after a bad day and a half of stomach flu, Thursday, it's now sat, nothin? Only had tea lemon fruit? And mostly water
Diarrhea yesterday?: Did you have diarrhea? If so and if you have not been eating, you simply do not have any stool to pass. If your stomach is better, you should have a plain baked potato with applesauce or plain rice with applesauce. Continue drinking clear fluids till tomorrow, then if better, increase our diet slowly to your routine in next 2 days. Careful hand washing, as most diarrhea issues can be contagiou ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recently, I've been stressed, tired and constipated. When I did poop the color is yellowish, but now its dark green. Is this a sign of stomach flu?
No: Many things cause constipation. Stress is one. Get lots of rest, drink lots of water, eat fruit and if needed get miralax (polyethylene glycol). It is safe and effective over several days. Stomach flu makes you feel sick. If you are feeling well stool color is not important unless you see blood. That requires immediate investigation. You may need stress management if you can't manage on your own. Read up on it. ...Read more
Is it normal to have repeatedly alternating bouts of diarrhea and constipation when you have stomach flu
3 swollen, moveable lymph nodes in armpit and have severe nausea and constipation. I had the stomach flu 4 days ago. Lymph nodes in armpit related?
GI Flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. If you are having frequent, chronic symptoms - it may not be due to viral infections. If this is the case, med eval would be prudent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea and Vomiting: The most important part of dealing with nausea and vomiting is avoiding dehydration. Nausea can be treated with prescription meds such as Phenergan (promethazine) or zofran. Ginger tablets can be tried as a natural remedy for nausea. High sugar drinks can make diarrhea worse. Lower sugar drinks are more quickly absorbed by body and safer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay hydrated: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer