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I'm supposed 2 b cing a friend 2day but she came into contact with some1 with Norovirus on Sun as I'm pregnant&my daughter is under 3 should I risk it

I'm supposed 2 b cing a friend 2day but she came into contact with some1 with Norovirus on Sun as I'm pregnant&my daughter is under 3 should I risk it

Norovirus can be bad: Infections cause by noroviruses can quite severe and many people end up in the hospital, especially young children and the elderly. Severe nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, abdominal cramps, fever, achiness, headaches are common symptoms. an infected individual may continue to shed the virus for 2 weeks. I can only provide you the guidance/information here, but the choice is yours. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What happens if you are pregnant and get the stomach flu?

What happens if you are pregnant and get the stomach flu?

Agree w Dr. Lutwick: 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. ...Read more

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I'm 8 months pregnant is it safe to be around someone who has the stomach virus?

Keep your distance: You should probably keep your distance. If you are around that individual was your hands. ...Read more

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Is stomach flu an early sign of pregnancy?

Is stomach flu an early sign of pregnancy?

No: Stomach flu is not a sign of pregnancy. But some women may experience nausea and / or vomiting. Take a home pregnancy test to find out if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you get a stomach virus or stomachs flu at 27.3 weeks pregnant? If so which are the symptoms?

Can you get a stomach virus or stomachs flu at 27.3 weeks pregnant? If so which are the symptoms?

Same as otherwise: A pregnant woman can get the same viral infections that affect the non-pregnant population and symptoms will be similar. Make sure to stay hydrated. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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25 wk pregnant on Zofran (ondansetron) 4 stomach flu haven't vomited but have severe ddiahra is that normal? And i can't eat

25 wk pregnant on Zofran (ondansetron) 4 stomach flu haven't vomited but have severe ddiahra is that normal? And i can't eat

Yes and No: It's normal to have the symptoms you are having when you have the stomach flu. If you are able to keep liquids down, then you just have to let the diarrhea pass, don't take any medication for the diarrhea. If you cannot keep liquids down (juice, water, etc.) then you need to go to urgent care or doctor for IV fluids. Very easy to get dehydrated when pregnant. If blood in diarrhea --> see doc. ...Read more

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I am 7.5 weeks pregnant and have the stomach flu I have not kept any fluids or food in my system for over 24 hours what should I do?

I am 7.5 weeks pregnant and have the stomach flu I have not kept any fluids or food in my system for over 24 hours what should I do?

Call your OB: It sounds as though you may be dehydrated and in need of some IV fluid hydration. If you don't have an OB established yet, see your regular doctor or go to an urgent care or er. ...Read more

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Hi how are you. Me and my boyfriend are trying to start a family. But a few days ago i got a stomach virus and now im constipated. Could it be from the virus or an early symptom of pregnancy?

Hi how are you. Me and my boyfriend are trying to start a family. But a few days ago i got a stomach virus and now im constipated. Could it be from the virus or an early symptom of pregnancy?

Pregnancy symptoms: A stomach virus and/or constipation are not definite symptoms of pregnancy. A urine pregnancy test is very accurate especially if you have missed menses. If you are still uncertain see your doctor for a blood test. ...Read more

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11 weeks pregnant how can I tell if I have stomach flu or if it's the pregnancy?

11 weeks pregnant how can I tell if I have stomach flu or if it's the pregnancy?

Versus: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. In early pregnancy you may experience tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist. ...Read more

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I'm 9 weeks pregnant and have a stomach virus. Will this virus negatively affect my fetus in any way?

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and have a stomach virus.  Will this virus negatively affect my fetus in any way?

It shouldn't. : Stay well hydrated, rest up and if you have trouble eating and/or drinking, you should contact your OB. The body is a remarkable self-healing machine and your developing fetus is protected from common infections like this one. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have the stomach virus and im pregnant. Everytime i drink water i throw it up. What can I drink without throwing it up?

I have the stomach virus and im pregnant. Everytime i drink water i throw it up. What can I drink without throwing it up?

Tiny sip by tiny sip: Go to er if you are becoming dehydrated from fluid losses. Ginger tea may help to decrease symptoms. 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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I get getting really nauseous evverytime i eat something.I know am not pregnant , could i be nervous about something? Stomach virus ?Dehydration?

I get getting really nauseous evverytime i eat something.I know am not pregnant , could i be nervous about something? Stomach virus ?Dehydration?

Stomach aches: Anxiety is possible but before we establish that for you, i would like to rule out stomach problems per se. Do you also vomit? Heartburn? Lack of appetite, pain in the belly, diarrhea/constipation? Any foods that make you feel worse than others? It'd be helpful to elaborate on those questions first and see where it takes one of us here in helping you further. ...Read more

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Can my granddaughter take promethazine, she is 5 mos. pregnant? This is for stomach flu not morning sickness?

Can my granddaughter take promethazine, she is 5 mos. pregnant? This is for stomach flu not morning sickness?

She should discuss: this with her obstetrician. It is generally not recommended during pregnancy, but if her doctor determines there is more benefit than risk, it may be indicated. ...Read more

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Im 16 weeks pregnant & am having stomach virus pains along with vomitting. When II eat my stomach hurts. Am II &my baby ok?

Im 16 weeks pregnant & am having stomach  virus pains along with vomitting. When II eat my stomach hurts. Am II &my baby ok?

Probally: You must be sure you do not get dehydrated while pregnant take only liquids usual recommendation for viral illness in pregnancy if you can not keep down liquids for 24 hours you should go get fluids if you are having pain as well may need to get exam. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding with stomach flu - could the two be related? Not pregnant, 44 yrs. Old. Son also got stomach flu.

Vaginal bleeding with stomach flu - could the two be related? Not pregnant, 44 yrs. Old. Son also got stomach flu.

Yes: Any stress, whether physical or emotional, can cause changes in the hormonal levels and can result in bleeding that you are not expecting. If it is due to your stomach flu problem, the bleeding pattern should return to normal when the " flu" resolves. If you get better, but the bleeding continues then you should be evaluated for more serious causes of abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower stomach cramps after i eat? I had the stomach flu a couple months ago. And i know I am not pregnant!

Why do I have lower stomach cramps after i eat? I had the stomach flu a couple months ago. And i know I am not pregnant!

Many reasons : Could be as simple as indigestion, ., could be an allergy to food, or just something your body does not like. Reassurance, observation and follow up with the doctor's is encouraged. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant with symptoms. Symptoms dissappeared after stomach virus. Am i having a miscarriage or is it normal for symptoms to leave?

I am 6 weeks pregnant with symptoms. Symptoms dissappeared after stomach virus. Am i having a miscarriage or is it normal for symptoms to leave?

Unclear: Your question is not clear. You say you have symptoms but did not specify what those are. Please restate your question. ...Read more

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I have a really bad stomach ache and my husband just had a stomach virus i'm 7 months pregnant what can I do to help pain?

I have a really bad stomach ache and my husband just had a stomach virus i'm 7 months pregnant what can I do to help pain?

OTC med: Your baby has now developed to it's genetic code and mature. It is just getting heavier and stronger for the world outside! you could safely take tylenol (acetaminophen) as directed on pkge label but use sparingly! you could ask pharmacist for otc anti-nauseant if needed. However realize almost everything you take your baby takes also! anything safe for baby is ok for you! ...Read more

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