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Gastroenteritis Pain In Pit Of Stomach
6 days since onset of gastroenteritis and stomach still feels uneasy...Still not eating much and what i eat is bland...Should i be eating more normal?
Should be better: In most cases gastroenteritis should improve within 48 hours, certainly in 72 hours. If you have not yet done so, consult with your pcp. He or she will likely run tests including but not limited to stool exam. If this is a recurrent issue, you may need to consider your diet and avoiding certain types of food groups. Example: avoidance of lactose or gluten are common culprits with many patients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I discovered this past sunday, i came down with gastroenteritis. As of this morning, my stomach feels a litte better, but i spen I am a 58 year old male.
Acute : Acute gastroenteritis usually lasts about 7 days, with the symptoms progressively improving over the course. If you are starting to feel better then you are on your way to a full recovery. Make sure you maintain adequate hydration and eat a bland diet until you are completely better. If your symptoms return or worsen consult your doctor. ...Read more
What are symptoms of gastroenteritis? I have a constant turning stomach which is very painful and I feel sick and I have had diarrhoea
Sx's: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid replacement: There is no "cure"for a viral gastroenteritis. The important thing is to keep up with fluid losses--usually staring with small volumes of fluid and increasing as tolerated. Food and fluid if diarrhea is the problem. If that does not work, IV fluids may be needed, or an anti-emetic, such as zofran (ondansetron). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastroenteritis is: usually a viral illness (but can be bacterial) affecting GI tract. Sx's: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches, pains & fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). Average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had gastroenteritis which resolved about 3 days ago but still have stomach cramps especially at night. Is this normal?
What is the definition of a hard and bloated stomach or upper abdominal? and does it affect gastroenteritis patients?
Bloated stomach: Your question is kind of vague, you have to explain more or call in our consult service, Upper abdominal mostly refers to problem above the belly button involves stomach, duodenum, small intestine, gall bladder areas. Gastroenteritis means inflammation or infection in the stomach and small intestine that can cause bloating in the upper abdomen. Hope it helps. ...Read more
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