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I have gastrointestinal flu, said my doctor, then she says it will gone on 4 days, is it true? We went yesterday but it started on tuesday, so nervous
My doctor said i had to get stool & urine test, we know if its u.T.I., amoebiasis, diarrhea, my results are normal, it means I have gastrointestinal flu?
Impossible to know: From the info you have provided it is not easy to say what is going on, other than the fact that your doctor is doing things appropriately and exhibiting concern for the problem. Sometimes tests are negative and may need repeating. Trust your doctor. ...Read more
Fluids, NSAID, aceta: Rest, fluids, aspirin, Ibuprofen or naprosyn (nsaids), and/or acetaminophen. Be careful if liver trouble with acetaminophen; no Aspirin or nsaids for kiddies; nsaids can cause gastrointestinal inflammation, ulcers, bleeding uncommonly. Read the labels. Check with your doc if any question, health issues or concerns. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Agree w Dr. Singh.: Symptoms of avian flu include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches ; pains ; occasionally conjunctivitis or gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting or diarrhea). Complications can include pneumonia, respiratory failure, as well as renal ; cardiac complications. It has been lethal in > 50% of infected people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had flu type symptoms but with crazy back pain all over my back. This never happened before. Also headache Do I just have flu or something else?
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific at this time. It is not possible to diagnose a viral infection yet without respiratory or gastrointestinal symptoms. However you may be having prodromal symptoms and they could localize soon. Take in fluids and Tylenol in the meantime and check with your physician if you still have further concerns. ...Read more
Hey we have a case of noro virus in our house and i tend to go crazy when i hear about these flu what can a person do to avoid getting it or a treatme?
Wash your hands: The best way to prevent any gastrointestinal illness is diligent hand washing with soap and water. Hand sanitizer would not be sufficient. Sterilizing all surfaces at home will help too, to decrease the chance that there is already a contaminated surface that you could touch. ...Read more
Avian influenza is..: An intestinal disease in birds so bird bath water may contain the virus but many of the strains of avian influenza do not transmit to people and the h5n1 strain does transmit well to people and seems to need direct exposure to the infected bird. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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