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Foods To Eat When You Have A Stomach Virus
Had stomach virus 2 days ago. Stomach still uneasy and upset if I eat some foods. Any recommendations?
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
When nausea gone: When the nausea has resolved.Get a more detailed answer ›
See doctor: This kind of personal medical situation really should be dealt with by seeing you doctor. It can vary from being self-limited slot to resolve viral infection to something more serious and would seek medical attention. ...Read more
I have the stomach virus and was able to keep my food down what else can I eat without throwing up?
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
Avoid: Probably it's best to avoid for a while ...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
Stomach virus is one:
Form of food poisoning. There are many causes of food poisoning and each has different symptoms. Consult this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning. ...Read more
Cannot tell: Over the internet with no symptoms given ee your doctor if not improving. ...Read more
Symptoms overlap: Some times it is hard to tell. I generally assume that a fever over 101 in an infant or 100 in an adult likely represents an infectious process rather than a food toxin. However, there are some that don't have much fever during an illness & some folks that run moderate temperatures when faced with the stress of a food toxin, or running around the block for that matter. ...Read more
Unclear question: Do you have any symptoms?Get a more detailed answer ›
There are a number: Of potential causative agents for food poisoning including viruses (Norovirus, Rotovirus and Hepatitis A). Food poisoning can be caused by bacteria (E.coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Shigella, Staphylococcus Aureus, C. botulinum, Clostridium perfingens, V. cholerae, C. jenui.), & toxins in food. Ciguatera in tropical fish that have eaten toxic plankton, Shellfish fed on toxic algae, Scromboid ...Read more
Need to treat the: Cause. It is not clear why you think that you have food poisoning or viral infection. It would be prudent to consult your doctor so that s/he may take a proper history, do physical examination and may be lab test to come to a proper diagnosis and treat accordingly. ...Read more
Stomach virus: 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. Rest. ...Read more
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
5 days ago I was sick with a stomach virus. Now all I do is stay nauseous and have headaches. I can barely eat without feeling sick.
Nausea: You likely have residual inflammation in your stomach from the infection along with dehydration and maybe electrolyte imbalance. You should stay hydrated and eat things that are gentle on your stomach: coconut water, non-tomato soup broth, non-citrus fruits, etc. Also eat smaller meals and eat slowly. ...Read more
I think I have a mild case of food poisoning, what is the difference between food poisoning and a stomach virus and how long does it lasy?
Cannot predict: Telling the difference between these may be nearly impossible. Both should resolve quickly and should disappear within several days. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
How can I get my baby to start accepting pureed baby food after a stomach virus? She used to love them but now refuses them and cries. She's hydrated.
Food: Be patient your baby will start eating regularly ...Read more
Best foods while recovering from a stomach virus? I've been dizzy and weak all day and maybe it's hunger?
If my stomach is completely empty when stomach virus attacks will that mean that I won't vomit as long as I don't eat or can it cause dry heaving?
Stomach Virus: You can still vomit stomach acids and dry heave ...Read more
I had 160+ ketones in urine when it was checked. I haven't been able to eat much in the last 3 days from a stomach virus. Is this y?
My mother and I both threw up at the same time in the middle of the night. Given this fact, which is more liklely a) we have stomach virus b) food poi?
I threw up twice andhad really loose stool 3 times all in 60 mins. Is it food poosoning stomach virus something else? Feel much better now just weak
Hard to tell: Most of the time minor "food poisoning" is from pre-formed staph toxin in food. While you may have sudden onset severe symptoms, they resolve fairly quickly. Viruses may also present and resolve quickly. If you are felling better, I would not worry about the cause. If you are not better or have fevers, blood in your stool, or other severe symptoms, I would seek care. ...Read more
Why do I have labored breathing problem after I eat and I couldn't pass gas for few hours and plus I got stomach virus?
Gastritis: Sounds like irritated stomach or gastritis. May even be gastroesophafeal reflux (gerd) and hiatus hernia. There are other possibilities that only a visit to a doctor can help figure out and diagnose. If you are not already doing it, try over the counter medications for acid, such as zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid, and Prilosec for a couple of weeks then visit a doctor. ...Read more
Hi, my baby has a stomach virus and has been throwing up and pooping foamy green stuff, she has a G/J tube so she doesn't eat, what can cause the foam?
Green foam stools in: May be gas. Make sure she is hydrated as you can dehydrate very easily, need about 5-6 wet diapers a day, (better when 7 or 8) F/u with pediatrician as she is more at risk ...Read more
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