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The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more
Symptoms : You can often gauge this based on your symptoms. Everybody's recovery is different but in general when you have stopped vomiting and stools have returned to normal with the ability to eat then you have recovered. Bloating and gas may be a problem with eating in the recovery phase. ...Read more
I have had severe vomiting, and acidic diarrhea, fatigue, fever of up to 100.9 all day yesterday and last night. Not fully gone yet. Gastro/flu?
That's possible: Go slow as you are healing. 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. ...Read more
2 year old had bad gastro flu a month ago, poor appetite since, stomach pains, now diarrhea again, headaches and low grade temp a Month later ! Why?
Lots of causes: Infection, malabsorption, lactose intolerance, there is even an entity called toddler's diarrhea. Until you get to a doctor and get it sorted out, avoid sweetened beverages like juice and sports drinks. Avoid foods with high fructose corn syrup. They act as laxatives. Fiber supplements can bulk up the stool. Increase fat in diet with items like whole milk or peanut butter can decrease diarrhea. ...Read more
My friend and her family all had the gastro stomache flu, how long after it passes r they still contagious? Or not at all?
Had gastro stomach flu since Monday..past 2 days I've had very frequent diarrheal bowel movements with nothing but liquid..what to do? Anti diarrheal?
I came down with the gastro stomach flu Monday night(throwing up, nausea, cramping) since then, only diarrhea..can I kiss my gf when I c her Saturday?
Everytime I get the flu/gastro I get bad indigestion pain in my back and goes to my chest. Why would that happen?
Can gastro/gastroenteritis/stomach flu cause a miscarriage even if i keep well hydrated? My daughter just brought home stomach flu from daycare!
Stomach flu: You can protect yourself by making sure you wash your hands with soap and water when you handle your daughter. ...Read more
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