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Gastroenteritis Bathroom Shower Sick
If my roommate possibly has gastroenteritis and threw up in our bathroom can I shower without getting sick?
Do good handwashing: Gastro is generally passed by the oral secretions of the infected person. The germ can live for hours on door knobs or other surfaces they touch after they have touched their face or mouth. Avoid contaminated surfaces when you can & practice frequent hand washing. Don't share towels or other linen or drink from the same glass.You can shower in the same br if you follow these rules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my roommate possibly has gastroenteritis and threw up in our bathroom can I use the toilet without getting sick?
Yes: Toilet seat should be cleaned with antiseptic. Remember to wash hand thoroughly. Use your sleeve or piece of paper for inner door handle, the last person may not have washed their hands. ...Read more
On day two of viral gastroenteritis. Had fluids at hospital. Can I take immodium? Have to work and can't be ruining to bathroom.
Sharing bathroom: Generally we all do. Many homes have only one bathroom so there is no choice. As long as you wash your hands with soap regularly, you have reduced your risk substantially. If you know your house partner has a terrible diarrhea, it would be a good idea to wipe the toilet seat with a germicidal or alcohol wipe. ...Read more
My sister has the stomach flu and we share the same bathroom!What are the chances of me getting it?
See answer: As long as you both have good hygiene and wash your hands and clean bathroom surfaces with a disinfectant, then the chances are slim hopefully! ...Read more
What happens if you hold in diarrhea when you have stomach flu? I'm too afraid to go to the bathroom :|will it go away eventually, or whatwill happen?
I'm i getting the stomach flu i can hold anything on my stomach and i vomit and has to go use the bathroom .Help?
I just had a 24 hour stomach flu. Towards the end of it I passed out (syncope) twice in my bathroom. Is this normal? I hit my head badly the 2nd time.
I just got over the stomach flu, when I eat, my stomach is bloated to the top of my chest and I have yet to use the bathroom in 3 days.drank lots wate?
Gastroenteritis infected my whole family in less than a week. Is it possible for my children to catch it again from me now that I'm ill too?
Not likely: Part of the recovery is for your body to make antibodies that are protective against reinfection . Unless the kids have some type of immune deficiencies, they should be making these protective antibodies. Still would practice good handwashing and not give good-night kisses until everyone is better ...Read more