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Stomach flu without vomiting, what to do?

Stomach flu without vomiting, what to do?

Drink fluids/rest: Avoid dehydration by drinking, electrolyte containing fluids and rest once getting better introduce solid food gradually. ...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


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Can you have the stomach flu without vomiting?

Can you have the stomach flu without vomiting?

Yes: Stomach flu is a name often used to describe a viral infection of the GI tract, associated variety of symptoms such as fever, nausea , vomiting, abdominal pain , diarrhea. Not all episodes are associated with all symptoms. Bacterial illnesses can cause a variety of symptoms if the symptoms do not go away, a medical appointment is needed. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get the stomach flu without vomiting?

Is it possible to get the stomach flu without vomiting?

Yes: The term stomach flu is a collection of illnesses not a single germ. A variety of adenoviruses & enteroviruses can attack areas of the digestive tract & follow a variety of patterns.Since the term involves the stomach, most will involve some belly pain & intolerance to some foods, vomiting, cramps or diarrhea at some point. Some may pass through the system with fever as its only feature. ...Read more

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What to do if I have something like a stomach flu and vomit whenever I eat a meal (about 30 minutes within eating?

What to do if I have something like a stomach flu and vomit whenever I eat a meal (about 30 minutes within eating?

Gentle Transition: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w 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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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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Is it possible for me to have stomach flu without vomiting and diarrhea ?

Is it possible for me to have stomach flu without vomiting and diarrhea ?

Yes it is: Yes it is possible.The symptoms of stomach flu are so variable so you can have stomach flu without vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more

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Three days ago I caught the stomach flu (diarrhea vomitting). Flu is gone but now I feel gassy, bloated, full easily. Is this normal?

Three days ago I caught the stomach flu (diarrhea vomitting). Flu is gone but now I feel gassy, bloated, full easily. Is this normal?

Not normal, but…: depending on what pathogen caused your stomach flu, it may take a while for your GI tract to get back to normal. I would gradually advance your diet as things improve. If you're not better in 1 to 2 weeks, I would see your doctor.Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have the stomach flu with vomiting lasting 2 days but severe diarrhea for a week following? What are some things to relieve it?

Is it normal to have the stomach flu with vomiting lasting 2 days but severe diarrhea for a week following? What are some things to relieve it?

Diarrhea: It is not uncommon to have diarrhea lasting after the nausea and vomiting have abated. Try a brat diet (banana, rice, apple sauce, tea toast), avoid dairy for the next few weeks as well as raw fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches. Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help. What would help the heartburn?

Heartburn after having stomach flu, no vomiting only diarrhea, fever and aches.  Tums (calcium carbonate) and organic vinager don't help.  What would help the heartburn?

Try an H2 blocker: Some people develop heartburn after a stomach flu even without vomiting, because the stomach flu may have caused gastroesophageal reflux, and irritation to the esophagus. I suggest try famotidine 20mg twice a day or ranitidine 150mg twice a day, both are over the counter. In addition, avoid alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes, large meals, and fatty meals. Also, Gaviscon tabs are a wonderful antacid. ...Read more

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If you have the stomach flu, do you vomit?

If you have the stomach flu, do you vomit?

That is often a sx.: 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 more

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I had gotten the stomach flu yesterday and vomited once, I have no vomit anymore since then. Am I going to vomit again? I feel better I have anxiety

I had gotten the stomach flu yesterday and vomited once, I have no vomit anymore since then. Am I going to vomit again? I feel better I have anxiety

Anxiety itself: Can induce vomiting. I wouldn't worry about your possibly vomiting again. Instead, dwell on the things you'd like to do tomorrow when you are feeling better. ...Read more

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Suffered from stomach flu with severe vomiting. Now have really bad acidity and feeling like something coarse stuck in throat. How to recover?

Suffered from stomach flu with severe vomiting. Now have really bad acidity and feeling like something coarse stuck in throat. How to recover?

Vomiting.: All that vomiting can certainly lead to some inflammation in the pharynx and a feeling of acidity and swelling therein. Shouldn't last too long. Try to drink some fluids and see how it goes in the next day or two. If not improved, see a doctor locally for an examination. ...Read more

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My 7mo had stomach flu where she vomited twice total (in 2 days). Vomited again this evening (day5). Possibly still the flu, or her body adjusting?

My 7mo had stomach flu where she vomited twice total (in 2 days).  Vomited again this evening (day5).  Possibly still the flu, or her body adjusting?

FLU / VOMITING: Stomach flu mostly start with vomiting and ends with diarrhea. Associated symptoms: low grade fever, cold, cough. Make sure she drinks enough fluid, pedialyte for vomiting or diarrhea. Diet: bananna, rice, applesauce, chicken/soup, crackers, yogurt. Reduce milk/formula for few days, continue if nursing. Vomiting now can be from nasal congestion, if so, give Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3 ml x2/d for 1-2 days. ...Read more

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Is it possible for pancreas become inflamed or big in an ultrasound from the stomach flu and violently vomiting?

Is it possible for pancreas become inflamed or big in an ultrasound from the stomach flu and violently vomiting?

Nausea and vomiting: Can occur in the setting of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can cause an inflamed appearing and enlarged pancreas. Enteritis alone (stomach flu) doesn't cause the findings you describe on ultrasound unless the pancreas is involved. ...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