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Stomach Bug Symptoms In Adults
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
Can neck pain, general malaise and nausea be only symptoms of bacterial meningitis in adults could vaccinated child pass disease to unvaccinated adult?
Not the only symptom: Bacterial meningitis causes a severe headache and neck ache- not just general malaise and nausea....That sounds more like flu. Viral meningitis can be passed form person to person and bacterial forms that we do not have vaccines for so yes to second part of question- if you have concerns about meningitis that person needs to be seen asap. ...Read more
Yes: They can be similar, and there is a lot of overlap of symptoms when it comes to diagnosing causes of upper abdominal trouble. Heartburn symptoms are fully described in prior answer. Stomach ulcer is an actual removal of a part of the stomach (gastric) lining leaving a round hole part way thru the lining. The most common side effect from Aspirin related drugs is gastritis or gastric ulcer. ...Read more
If the flu virus gets in the stomach, can it cause gastroenteritis instead of a respiratory illness?
No: Gastroenteritis is caused by various viruses including rotaviruses, noroviruses ; adenoviruses but is not caused by influenza virus. The term "stomach flu" is a misnomer as it had nothing to do with true influenza. Influenza can cause some GI symptoms, but, unlike gastroenteritis, influenza virus always causes respiratory symptoms like sore throat and cough. ...Read more
Depends...: A lot of things, ranging from a minor viral syndrome to a more serious gastrointestinal disorder (colitis). Mucousy stools could be colitis, or inflammation of the colon. Is blood present in the stools? Bacterial colitis may require antibiotics. Call your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
14 year old. Same gastroenteritis/stomach bug as rest of fam. Before vomiting/dry-heaving she is getting "waves of terror" common with stomach bug?
Gallbladder symptoms: If you mean what symptoms. They typically will have pain in the upper right side of their belly. Frequently it occurs after a higher fat meal or snack. It is unfortunately becoming more common as more kids are overweight. There are some diseases that place kids at risk for developing gallbladder problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 24 hr "stomach flu" (vomiting) usually from a virus (eg., norovirus) or bad food? I'm guessing most cases are the former??
GI flu: You are correct. Rather than guess go to uptodate.com and find out. ...Read more
Red rash on lower back. A week before mild stomach ache, headache, little nausea, very mild diarrhea. Can a stomach type bug cause a rash in adults?
See below : Both can. See your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Pain: A typical "upset stomach" causes nausea and/or vomiting, and maybe a pain in the center of the stomach that might get better after vomiting. Appendicitis causes pain in the lower right side of the abdomen, often with loss of appetite, possibly a little diarrhea, and usually fever. The pain usually gets steadily worse. Often some tests are needed to see if it is an early/atypical appendicitis. ...Read more
Lots of gas and bloating. Some tenderness in stomach. No h pylori. Had gut bug. Some gastritis. Some intestinal metaplasia observed. Post infect ibs?
Why is one more likely to experience nausea and emesis from gastroenteritis if they have food in their stomach when the illness begins to manifest?
Undigested food in: the stomach stimulates the stomach to contract and release digestive enzymes and when one has an acute infection, the contractions or peristalsis can result in vomiting. An empty stomach is resting, so less likely to result in emesis. In addition, everyone responds to a gastroenteritis infection differently depending on their host immunity, etc. ...Read more
Symptoms of gastrisis from 5-6 months.Now having symptoms like small frequent stools,constipation,diarrhoea,tenasmus,stomach growling.23 years of age?
Needs evaluation: .for ongoing symptoms such as these lasting 6 months. You need to see a gastrointestinal Specialist as this could be a serious chronic problem that will need specific treatment. The doctor will do investigations to rule out infections(less likely given the duration), food sensitivities( eg. gluten found in wheat or lactose found in dairy), or systemic disorders that is causing bowel irritation. ...Read more
Can exposure to black mold cause sever stomach cramps, watery diarrhea, heartburn and vomiting? Remolding the bathroom found lots of black mold so significant exposure. Took pepto and gasx but the cramps are getting worse
Maybe/not: There are hundreds of dark molds and only two that are considered toxic; stachybotrys & aspergillis. Symptoms primarily effect mental & respiratory systems.You can be allergic to any mold but the symptoms would likely be different. There mold test kits you can collect & send in for analysis or pros that remove them. You likely had a gut virus that coincided with your reno. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What illness do I have, symptoms: stomach pain near upper belly especially in morning & dinner , throat tightness/uncomfort, different feces, gas?
Stomach bug: Stomach bug also known as stomach flu or somach virus.The symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever.It can sometimes be associated with upper respiritory symptoms and fatigue.The symptoms with hydration and supportive therapy usually subside in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastroenteritis.: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach Bug: Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade). Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother had the stomach bug yesterday. I feel sick but i had the stomach bug last month and it didn't feel like this. Can I have early symptoms?
Sx's: The symptoms of Stomach Flu (Viral Gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. According to Mayo Clinic Flu sxs may include “Fever over 100F (38C), Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, Chills & sweats, Headache, Dry Cough, Fatigue and weakness, Nasal Congestion.” ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my boyfriend stopped having symptoms of the stomach bug almost 72 hours ago, is it safe to KISS him 48-72 hours later ?
WillHeLuvUInTheMorn?: Yes, with you on one side and he on the other of a plate glass window. Wearing overcoats.And ski masks. Goggles.Bandannas.And he has to wear a condom. Oh, wait!! It's been 72 hours since his symptoms ended!!! Forget the condom. You can wear a light jacket.A beanie & string tie...Smokin'!! BUT,if you wait one more day, kiss away.I don't know if I'd French kiss for about a week.Still, no guarantees ...Read more
Is it likely to get ecoli or stomach bug from performing analingus on your partner who isnt sick or showing symptoms and just showered?
Its possible: Eating and digesting fecal matter has been known to cause illness. As E. Coli is a common bacteria, the possibility is there considering how much was ingested. Despite the area being clean, passage of stool through the intestinal secretions harbors a risk. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Family has had stomach bug, all different symptoms. I have been nauseous with little appetite, am I dealing with the virus as well?
Quite possible: Viruses are very easily spread from one person to the next when it comes to gastroenteritis or "stomach flu." If the symptoms are markedly different than your sick contacts, it's worth seeing a physician - particularly if there is abdominal pain, fever, vomiting, or blood in the stool. Good hand washing techniques are key to avoiding the spread of these type of infections as well as colds/flus. ...Read more
My son's girlfriend's parents has the stomach bug, she isn't showing symptoms yet and her and my son kissed. What are the odds of him catching it?
I have stomach bug symptoms that have returned after having it just after a week agai. Tired, no energy, runs and nausea. What should I do? Or take?
Viral: Certain viral intestinal tract infections can continue to shed viruses after the first week of illness or your bowels continue irritable. If your symptoms are mild, continue resting, take adequate fluids, avoid spices and harsh roughage in your diet. Flat ginger ale settles the stomach and kaopectate controls diarrhea if that's a problem. See your physician if symptoms don't gradually resolve ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few days i ago i started to feel achy, lightheaded & weak, w/ occasional nausia. Since then the symptoms have worsened & become severe. Stomach bug?
What are common symptoms of a stomach bug? Im 22 with loose stool, gurgling stomach with a little pain
Stomach flu: Bloating, nausea, burning or sour stomach, vomiting, gas, gurgling, loose stools & diarrhea are typical. Usually vomiting starts before diarrhea, and ends sooner, too. Try to drink lots of clear liquids and have some light, bland foods like crackers, rice, pasta, applesauce, tea and toast. Otc pepto-bismol can help settle stomach and reduce diarrhea. If dehydrated, go to urgent care for IV fluids. ...Read more
I have no appetite slight nausea and mild indigestion. I had a stomach bug 2 weeks ago but these symptoms have persisted ?
Red rash on lower back. Is it common for adults to have a rash after a virus type stomach bug or should I be concerned about something else?
Been sick for a week. Saw doctor, said it was a stomach bug. Symptoms improved, all but loose stools. Is this normal? Thanks for your time
Yes: The lower "tract", ie the colon takes a bit longer to re-normalize! Apples, Bananas, and RICE cereal may help "normalize" your BM's Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Hi, I have had intermittent stomach cramps, feeling bloated, fevers and now migraines lasting since Friday last week (in that order). Migraines have been getting worse despite stomach cramps abating somewhat. No normal stomach bug symptoms. ?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. ...Read more
Stomach cramps sudden ergency of using restroom loose stool. Had a bad salad Tuesday was ok yesterday. Today same symptoms stomach bug?
Gastroenetritis.: Did you have Total Colectomy? And why? With Colon partial or total removal and Gall bladder removal you are prone to loose BM. Stomach cramps and sudden loose stool may not be due to your medical condition. BUt Salad after more than 36 hours would not cause this problem. Drink electrolyte water and do not eat solid food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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