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On day 3 of the stomach flu, my fever has broken as well as my vomiting. I'm feeling very nauseated once i eat. How long until the symptoms subside?

On day 3 of the stomach flu, my fever has broken as well as my vomiting. I'm feeling very nauseated once i eat. How long until the symptoms subside?

You are recovering: It seems you are already recovering from the stomach flu or viral gastritis.Usual course of this condition is 1to3 days and sometimes may take a little longer with early start of clear lquids and meds to stop nausea and vomiting.It may take another couple of days till you feel ok, in my opinion if you still feel sick check with your doctor. ...Read more

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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Had stomach flu Friday. Fever spiking at 102 with muscle aches, chills, diahrrea. Night sweats past 3 nights, feel fine during day. Is this normal?

Had stomach flu Friday. Fever spiking at 102 with muscle aches, chills, diahrrea. Night sweats past 3 nights, feel fine during day. Is this normal?

Not unusual : In this context, what you’re experiencing is not unusual. But if your symptoms persist beyond five days, you may want a doctor to have a look at you. ...Read more

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Can you have the stomach flu without cough fever runny nose?

Can you have the stomach flu without cough fever runny nose?

Yes: Stomach flu symptoms (vomiting, dry heaves and abdominal pain) can be cause by food poisoning or an infectious illness (viral or bacterial). The key is to stay well hydrated and seek the care of a medical provider in 24 hours if the symptoms are not going away. Feel better! ...Read more

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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

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

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Boyfriend had stomach flu for 4 days, stopped fever on day 2 and stopped vomiting day 3. How many days do I need to wait to kiss him and not get it?

Stomach flu: Usually that course is a week to 2 weeks range. Good hand washing and avoidance of intimacy x 1 week is recommended to avoid contagion. ...Read more

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Can you have the stomach flu with no fever or nausea or vomiting, just extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea?

Can you have the stomach flu with no fever or nausea or vomiting, just extreme stomach cramps and diarrhea?

Yes: Although it's commonly called stomach flu, gastroenteritis isn't the same as influenza. Real flu (influenza) affects only your respiratory system: nose, throat and lungs. Gastroenteritis can cause abdominal pain and diarrhea but usually have some nausea or vomiting or both. ...Read more

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I have several problems after the stomach flu, is this normal? During the time when i had stomach flu, i ran a fever of 100 and puked up everything that i ate. A day later, the fever was gone and i could keep things down, but i started having diarrhea, an

I have several problems after the stomach flu, is this normal? During the time when i had stomach flu, i ran a fever of 100 and puked up everything that i ate. A day later, the fever was gone and i could keep things down, but i started having diarrhea, an

The : The symptoms of stomach flu (diarrhea, nausea, vomiting) can last for 7-10 days as the virus/bacteria leaves your system. In the meantime you should eat a bland diet, avoiding fruits, spicy foods, dairy, greasy foods etc. If your symptoms persist past two weeks or worsen, and/or you have a high fever, see your doctor. I hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I have been having diarreah for two days now (with fever at night).. I believe it is a stomach flu. Is there anything i can do?

I have been having diarreah for two days now (with fever at night).. I believe it is a stomach flu. Is there anything i can do?

Diarrhea: If you haven't been backpacking, drank contaminated water, been to mexico or overseas, the most common would be the stomach flu. Plenty of clear liquids(alcohol not included), b.R.A.T. Diet (bananas, rice, apples, toast) are the first line of care. Avoid fat and protein. If it lasts 2 days, you start vomiting, or it's getting worse despite the above, you may need an iv. ...Read more

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My friend got the stomach flu I believe...now I'm worried because I spent time with him. I have no fever and haven't thrown up but I've been nasuious.

My friend got the stomach flu I believe...now I'm worried because I spent time with him. I have no fever and haven't thrown up but I've been nasuious.

Treat symptoms: Treat symptoms as they may occur. Watch for vomiting & diarrhea. Seek medical attention if it becomes necessary. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Have morning sickness I think. Also fever. What are the symptoms of the stomach flu/virius?

Have morning sickness I think. Also fever. What are the symptoms of the stomach flu/virius?

Varied: Fever, chills, malaise, muscle aches, headache, respiratory symptoms, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain. By the way, morning sickness should not be producing fever. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having diahrreah nausea and my body feels hot but I do not have a fever! Do I have the stomach flu?

I'm having diahrreah nausea and my body feels hot but I do not have a fever! Do I have the stomach flu?

Quite possible.: 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. Start w clear liquid like water,> ...Read more

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Gastroenteritis (Definition)

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


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