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I have bacterial gastroenteritis and diarrhea just got inside my vagina... Will this harm my 7.2 week old fetus? Will it infect my womb? Help?
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
I've got bacterial gastroenteritis. It's been a week. Have been on medication. How long will i be contagious for? When would i know that it has gone?
31w pregnant, stomach flu, diarrhea twice per hr for 4hrs. Belly pain comes in waves. How can I tell if the pain is labor or just from the stomach bug?
Be assessed: It is too difficult to know one way or the other without an exam. You need to be checked. All the best. ...Read more
Stomach bugs only last for 24-48 hours, please list names of types of virus or bacteria that causes gastroenteritis to last 7 days wit sparse diarrhea?
Enteritis: You need a textbook to cover all the possibilities. Discuss this with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Can bacterial gastroenteritis spread through saliva i.E. Kissing, etc? Or would the other person get infected with it?
I have bacterial gastroenteritis. Final stages of treatment. It's been a week. How long do I have to wait before i can kiss my girlfriend?
What is the safest treatment for non-infectious diarrhea and abdominal cramps and does black tea helpful for this situation?best regard.
The safest: is over the counter anti-diarrhea agents ( eg: Immodium AD) which may or may not be available in your location (Chemical name is Loperamide) NOT RECOMMENDING SPECIFICALLY jsu an example> As far as I know black Tea (eg TANNIN) may have some beneficial effect but its negligible! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Last night, stomach was cramping and had one bout of diarrhea. Took Imodium and, while stomach a little bubbly, feel ok. Stomach flu? Contagious?
My roommate recently went on a trip with her family and now they are all sick with nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.Bad food or stomach bug? Contagious?
gastroenteritis: Acute gastroenteritis is a condition of infection in the stomach and intestines, usually due to a virus and can be contagious depending on the particular pathogen (bug). Sometimes a bacteria can cause it as well and antibiotics may relieve the infection faster. Parasites can sometimes also cause intestinal infection, and if the infection was acquired during travel all 3 need to be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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