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Foods To Eat When You Have A Stomach Virus
Bland: It depends on the cause. If you are actually talking about the stomach itself ,, bland would be my answer. NO caffeine or pop or acid type products. If you are talking about the 'stomach' as the abdomen in general . If you are having diarrhea or gaseous issues see your doctor for further advice for both situations. ...Read more
Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you accidently eat moldy bread can it cause you to have pain whenever you try to eat or get a drink?
How moldy?: Unless you have deficiency in your immune system, eating moldy bread should not cause any problems. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Avoid unripe : Fruits, raw drupes ( fruits with a pit like cherries and plums), nuts and avocados. Also avoid candies, sweets and sugar in general. Good fruits include apples and pears. Veggies are carrots, fennel, turnip, cauliflower, green peas, zucchini and green leafy salad. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do some people have to eat pureed food, what is pureed food, and when can a person be able to eat regular food?
What causes my stomach to be upset after i eat. I have to hurriedly eat something sweet or toast to stop from throwing up?
Gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammatory condition of the stomach lining. You should be checked for the presence of a bacteria called heliobacter pylori which would require treatment with medication for two weeks. You want to avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, alcohol, smoking, caffeine, acidic and carbonated beverages, mint, chocolate and any food that you notice that makes your stomach feel worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you have a virus with diarrhea only. My stomach is upset, and when I eat toast or soup, I am running to the bathroom, advise?
You can: It's possible that you have a viral enteritis, as in a virus creating inflammation of your lower gastrointestinal tract, which may mostly manifest with diarrhea. You should make sure you remain hydrated, and focus on a BRAT diet(bananas, rice, apple sauce, and toast - you can add in boiled chicken too). If you have having trouble staying hydrated or severe abdominal pain, seek a formal evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not so much WHAT...: But how much -- the more in your stomach, the higher the pressure, more reflux. Eat smaller meals, and stay upright for at least an hour afterwards. Avoid tomatoes, citrus, chocolate, caffeine, peppermint, alcohol, and fatty foods -- these all make reflux worse. Milk may soothe the esophagus; otherwise there are no foods that help. Make sure you take a powerful acid blocker (prilosec) etc. ...Read more
Yes...: I don't see the correlation? Please enjoy your yogurt! ...Read more
No: As above. Do not eat bad food. ...Read more
I get stomach pain when i eat fast food, drink coffe or eat a big meal. If eat right before going to sleep, i start to have stomach problems to.
Had stomach virus 2 days ago. Stomach still uneasy and upset if I eat some foods. Any recommendations?
Limit diet: You prob need to still limit your diet. Remember the old fashioned chicken noodle soup remedy. Many times that is a great solution. It has calories, electrolytes, and fluid. Stay way from milk and dairy products for the next few days, gradually re-introduce solid foods, one at a time. Stay away from the food groups that make you stomach uneasy. Should be back to normal in a few das. ...Read more
What's the best way to transition to a normal diet after a bad stomach virus? I've kept down solids for two days but I'm nervous to eat "normal" foods
Advancing diet: Clear liquids only for 24 hours, then add BRAT diet as tolerated, B = BANANAS, R = RICE, A = APPLESAUCE, T = TOAST (dry). Continue to add plain foods, and foods that are easy to digest (eg. Soups and crackers). Avoid Diary Products, meats, fish, acidic and/or spicy foods, and vegetables that are difficult to digest (such as broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, and corn) until tolerating all other foods. ...Read more
What to avoid: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Avoid salads initially too. Rest. ...Read more
I have the stomach virus and was able to keep my food down what else can I eat without throwing up?
Stomach Flu: Start w clear liquid like water, 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
I've had a stomach virus for two weeks now. It seems to be bad for a few days then get better but as soon as i eat it comes back bad. Should i see a dr?
Everything my son eats he's throwing it back up.he usually keeps his food down.no change in diet...could he be sick? Possibly stomach virus? 8 mos old
My 7mo for 72 hrs has had a stomach virus and just yesterday started taking her formula but she won't eat her purees. How long before she wants to eat?
I have the stomach virus but my stomach only hurts at night and I'm fine throughout the day I'm afraid to eat anything though because it'll start hurting right after I do I've been drinking a lot of fluids should I go to the dr?
Sure: I see no reason you should avoid any foodstuffs. You need fluids and calories, so dig in. Of course, a balanced intake would be better, so add some fruits, proteins, and veggies. Good luck. ...Read more
3 year old got stomach virus- now throws up at night ever few nights and doesn't eat much for dinner- fine during the day ?
I think I had the stomach virus, and wasn't able to eat for a week. Now my stomach is really bloated. Is this just because of air?
Not necessarily: There are lots of reasons (some quite concerning) for abdominal discomfort /bloating, but not all of them are due to the GI tract. Also, functional syndromes may be present without underlying inflammation or structural pathology. Check with your doctor for examination & treatment options, particularly since your problem seems to be ongoing. ...Read more
Gastroenteristis>: 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. Treatment of Food poisoning may include oral or intravenous replacement of fluids/ electrolytes. Antibiotics may be needed for > ...Read more
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