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How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

How to get rid of stomach flu fast?

Supportive care: Since stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) is a virus, there's nothing that kills it. However, taking electrolyte-rich fluids, a bland low-sugar/high fat diet, and rest helps with the symptoms and keeps you hydrated. Probiotics also help your intestines recover. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Dr. David Cohen
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Stomach Flu (Definition)

Viral gastroenteritis is a viral infection of the GI tract. It can be picked up from contact with surfaces and foods that are carrying the virus. Symptoms include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps. Sometimes ...Read more


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How to get rid of the flu fast?

How to get rid of the flu fast?

If you have the Flu: hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed w/n first couple of days of sx’s to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

How can you get rid of the stomach flu?

Wait: There is no cure for the viruses that cause gastroenteritis (stomach flu). The most important thing for you is to keep yourself well hydrated during the time it takes for your body to clear the virus. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the flu quickly?

How to get rid of the flu quickly?

Homeopathy: If you are talking about true influrnza, nothing gets rid of it quickly. The most reliable treatment is about 50 grams of vit c given IV but few docs offer this. Sambucol, an elderberry extract, is proven to help. Avoid tamiflu- barely helps, serious side effects! my favorite treatment is homeopathy- the right remedy can be magic! for help finding it see: http://www.Flusolution.Net/remedies.Htm. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of the flu quickly?

How can you get rid of the flu quickly?

Flu treatment: If you can see a doctor quickly (within the first 72 hours of symptoms) you can get a prescription for a medication like tamiflu or relenza, (zanamivir) which should shorten the period of symptoms by about 1-2 days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

How to get rid of a stomach ache fast?

Stomach Ache Relief: Stomach aches can be caused by several things. Viruses, infections, anxiety, indigestion, reactions to medications If the stomachache just came by itself, try something like AlkaSeltzer, Rolaid or Pepto Bismal and eat soft diet like yogurt, jello and clear fluids until it settles down. Most imes this resolves in 2-3 days. If pain persist, or u have vomiting, fever, get it checked at urgent care ...Read more

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How to get rid of heartburn?

How to get rid of heartburn?

Lifestyle change +: Start with lifestyle changes that prevent relaxation of the sphincter between the stomach and esophagus. That includes avoiding spicy foods, tomato based foods, chocolates, mints, alcohol, nicotene, etc... Medications such as ppi may be needed. Longstanding heartburn consider undergoing an endoscopy to evaluate your esophagus. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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How to get rid of flue quickly?

How to get rid of flue quickly?

Flu: If diagnosed early by your doctor within the first 2-3 days, then a prescription antiviral medication can help. Otherwise, it's just lots of sleep, warm fluids, ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen) and more sleep. The fever and chills go away after a few days, but the cough and sore throat could last 1-2 weeks afterwards. If fevers go, then come back again, that's cause for concern and you should see your doc! ...Read more

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Can you get rid of the stomach flu without vomiting?

Can you get rid of the stomach flu without vomiting?

Yes: Whether you vomit or not has nothing to due with developing resistance to this infection and clearing it from your body. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on stomach quickly?

How to get rid of rashes on stomach quickly?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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Which the quickest way to get rid of a stomach flu?

Which the quickest way to get rid of a stomach flu?

Be gentle w yourself: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. 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

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How to get rid of bloating stomach?

How to get rid of bloating stomach?

Simethicone: Avoid foods or increased amounts of food that seem to cause bloating. You can eliminate a food at a time to fingure this out. Otherwise, make sure that with meals, you take a simethicone containing medication to disperse the gas. You may need to slow down your eating and drinking. Often times, people swallow lots of air with rapid eating (swallowing) and drinking. Put fork down between bites. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the cold fast?

How can I get rid of the cold fast?

Symptom relief only: Tips: Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / NSAID’s Rest!! ...Read more

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How to get rid of stomach stones?

How to get rid of stomach stones?

Gallstones?: Not sure what you mean by 'stomach' stones. Gallstones form in the gallbladder and can cause stomach symptoms. This is treated commonly by removal of your gallbladder. See an md to talk about your stones. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sore stomach from avocado?

How to get rid of sore stomach from avocado?

May need to avoid : It. People who have sorbitol malabsorption may develop diarrhea ; upset stomach if they eat avocados. Try a little ginger to help upset stomach. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the flu quickly ?

Influenza: The rate of recovery from influenza will depend upon the individual infected and whether they are immune competent. Antivirals such as oseltamivir, zanamivir and amantidine given immediately after onset of symptoms may shorten disease by a day and prevent complications. The best thing to do is to alleviate symptoms with OTC meds, stay hydrated and rest a lot. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

Try this...: Take Imodium (loperamide) ad (otc) and switch to a low residue (fiber), lactose free diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of this diarrhea?

How to get rid of this diarrhea?

Clear liquid diet: clear liquid diet for 24 hr then soft diet and gradually regular diet ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

A condition in which a person has vomiting and diarrhea due to an infection with "stomach flu" viruses. It is contagious, and usually resolves without treatment except for over-the-counter Pedialyte or other ...Read more


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more