Doctor insights on:
Headache After Stomach Flu
See below: Headaches are a general symptom of many viral illnesses, even stomach (GI) illnesses. This is due to the viral load triggering the general inflammatory response and with a stomach bug, if vomiting and diarrhea, could also be due to dehydration as well. Keep hydrated, and pain meds as needed. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
I have had the stomach flu for two days. Not able to keep ice chips down. Now am fighting a horrible headache, could this be from dehydration?
I have been sick three times in the last month. Sinus infectio, stomach flu, and a cold again now. I now have terrible headaches since the flu.
Flu and headaches:
You probably have a secondary sinus infection that needs antibiotics to cure.
Do you have a doctor you can speak to to help you? ...Read more
36 hours post nasty stomach flu (heavy vomiting and diahrrea), still bloated with headache. Best way to relieve symptoms?
My family had 24 hr stomach flu, then me. Now have a pain in the middle of stomach above belly button, feels like a punch. Also acid reflux & headache?
After having stomach flu I have been experiencing minor symptoms of dehydration like not urinating normally and a headache. Should I go to the er?
I had stomach pain and started to feel sick. Plus had bad headaches it has been going on for 4 days now but I havnt vomited yet, is it a stomach flu?
I have stomach flu and am staying hydrated, haven't vomited in 21 hours but I have a horrible headache now. Can I take aleve (naproxen)? 27/F.
Could be: If the symptoms last a few days and get better on their own it could be a viral syndrome. If symptoms persist, or you are unable to keep enough down, seek medical attention. ...Read more
Had headache, vomiting, and chills w/sub-temp (97.8-98) about 6 hrs after eating out. Queasy next day and no diahhrea. Food poisoning or stomach flu?
Could be either: Diarrhea more common with food poisoning but can be either. ...Read more
Yesterday I had the stomach flu with loose stools and vomiting, no fever! Today I have a sore neck and headache, is this normal? What should I do?
Many in this town sick with what resembles stomach flu. I have it too but not getting better after 3 weeks. I vomit, have fever, chills and bad headac?
Many reasons: Consult with you family physician. Don't delay! ...Read more
Shivers, body & head aches, diarrhoea & bad stomach ache since 36hrs assuming stomach flu but now only stomach aches and cramps (worsened) visit doc?
You may be right...: ...but persistent and/or non-improving symptoms warrant evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I'm sick throwing up, a little fever, a headache and sleeping for like ever! I got my flu shot last friday. Do I have a stomach virus or something else?
Very possible: You should be all right in a week. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a headache after having fever (38.3c) following stomach flu? Fever has gone down but now has a dull sore headache. Not pregnant
Yes: Yes it could a sign of dehydration so drink plenty of water and juices or it could a reaction to a low grade fever, take Tylenol (acetaminophen). Or could be a pressure from sinus congestion take two Benadryl and a Tylenol (acetaminophen) at bed time and follow it with non drowsy allergy sinus medication like Zyrtec, Allegra, or Claritin. Not better make sure to check the BP and make sure it is not elevated and see a doctor ...Read more
Headache, fever, chills, abdominal pain, mild diarreah, body aches, bad nausea for almost 24 hours, able to eat toast, can this be a mild stomach flu?
It it has not resolved in 2-3 days, you may wish to consult your doctor. In the mean time make sure you drink enough liquids to keep hydrated. You may take over the counter medication like Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and pain.
Unrelated to your question:
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Is ibuprofen (Advil/aleve) okay to take during stomach flu to treat headaches and cramps or will it lead to Reye's disease like aspirin?
How do u tell the difference between morning sickness & stomach flu? I have no vomit or diarrhea. Just have abdominal pain, nausea, headache, fatigue.
Stomach flu for 2 days. No more pain, nor nausea, mild diarhea and fatigue. I have a massive headache. Too soon for advil (ibuprofen)? Stated eating this morn
Stomach Flu: It tends to run it's course. Be gentle with your GI tract. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. 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
Gastroenteritis.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
GI Flu: 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. If you are having frequent, chronic symptoms - it may not be due to viral infections. If this is the case, med eval would be prudent. ...Read more
Stay hydrated.: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- I feel dizzy a headache and a stomach ache
- Headache after flu
- I have chills headache and stomach hurts
- Constipation after stomach flu
- Diarrhea after stomach flu
- Heartburn after stomach flu
- Upset stomach after flu
- Headache stomach ache nausea fatigue
- Dizzy upset stomach headache
- Queasy stomach headache
- Upset stomach chills headache
- Foods to eat after the stomach flu
- Upset stomach nausea fatigue headache
- Rehydrating after stomach flu
- Gas after stomach flu
- Upset stomach body aches headache
- Bad headache after the flu
- Dizziness light headed stomach bloated nausea
- Headache sneezing stomache aches and feling weak
- Sharp pains after stomach flu