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Handling Stomach Flu Condition
No: Diferent symptoms, different set of germs, different mechanism of disease, different means of infection. Swine flu has fever, cough, profound fatigue, transmitted by droplet/respiratory, i.e. Cough, or exposure to virus on surfaces like doorknobs. Food poisoning/gastroenteritis can be viral, bacterial. Usually requires ingestion, but surface exposure can do it too. Wash hands, use purell type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: During episodes of diarrhea & vomiting, a body rapidly loses vital minerals and nutrients, which can quickly lead to dehydration. Using pedialyte at the first signs of diarrhea and vomiting can help reduce the risk of dehydration.Pedialyte is an electrolyte replacement beverage and not directly a cure for vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be all these: Yes it can present as all these symptoms and more. ...Read more
Depends: If you had the nasal product this is a living virus and you could pass the "vaccine strain" to others.This might produce mild or no symptoms if passed. There is no way that you get or pass the injectable flu vaccine.It is a dead virus.If you had symptoms it is due to a reaction to getting the vaccine, not a flu. ...Read more
Is dizziness part of stomach flu. Have nausea dizzy achy. No vomit or diarrhea. Had contact with children with vomiting, diarrhea. ?
If a person has sharp stomach pains with vomiting + diarrhea but with NO fever, no chills, no fatigue, is it food poisoning or stomach virus?
Stomach pains V&D: At this time of year stomach viruses and viruses in general can cause vomiting and diarrhea but generally associated with other symptoms like fever, chills aches and fatigue. Food poisoning is also a possibility but will usually only last 24-48 hours. The key here is to stay hydrated - ice chips, water ice, cold flat soda in small amts will help or jello. No diary products. good luck ...Read more
Is h. Pylori deadly or just causes ulcers? Can someone get fever, chills, aches, like the flu, from an h. Pylori infection?
It can: And cause more serious disease if present. ...Read more
24 y/o fm, flu +, tamiflu (oseltamivir) side effect of diarrhea, day 1 menses, 103* temp. Poss kidney pain/cramp, acid bubbles in stomach related to fever reducer?
Usual flu s/s: What you are describing are pretty typical influenza signs and symptoms. Even though you are on tamiflu, (oseltamivir) these are not going to disappear today or tomorrow. Tamiflu (oseltamivir) reduces the length of illness by a day or two, but until then, you will feel like you do and run fever as you are. If the urinary symptoms worsen, make sure you have not developed a urinary tract infection on top of things. ...Read more
Do these symptoms point to specific illness: cold, cough, nausea, fatigue, headache and upset stomach?
See below: These are very general symptoms that do not point to any specific illness. ...Read more
Sometimes the same.: With either one, you can have nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, although fever is less often due to food poisoning. If more than one person ate a specific food at the same time and both developed symptoms at about the same time, that increases the likelihood that it's food poisoning. ...Read more
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