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I had all the flu symptoms except nausea, and a stuffy/runny nose. I also had frequent urination all in one day. The next morning it was gone. Why?

I had all the flu symptoms except nausea, and a stuffy/runny nose. I also had frequent urination all in one day. The next morning it was gone. Why?

Viral: Responses to viral infections vary greatly among people with some not experiencing any symptoms but others may rarely even die from it. Nausea is not usually associated with the flu which comes each winter however. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Frequent Urination (Definition)

If the number going to pee makes a person feel inconvenient for daily living, it is denoted as urinary frequency or frequent urination, which should be individualized to reflect the function of bladder storage and emptying, urine excretion, and fluid consumption, although AUA defined it as peeing more than 8 times in ...Read more


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For what length of time do stomach flu symptoms last?

For what length of time do stomach flu symptoms last?

Duration: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). ...Read more

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How to treat stomach flu symptoms?

Gastroenteritis: 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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For what length of time are you contagious for after you're done experiencing stomach flu symptoms?

For what length of time are you contagious for after you're done experiencing stomach flu symptoms?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the symptoms, type of virus, if caused by viral infection. ...Read more

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Please describe the stomach flu symptoms?

Please describe the stomach flu symptoms?

Viral Gastroenteriti: The symptoms of stomach flu can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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When after being exposed do stomach flu symptoms appear?

When after being exposed do stomach flu symptoms appear?

CDC Says....: According to the cdc, in general, viral gastroenteritis symptoms begin 1 to 2 days after being infected. ...Read more

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I had stomach flu symptoms for 2 days and felt fine yesterday then they came back last night what should I do?

I had stomach flu symptoms for 2 days and felt fine yesterday then they came back last night what should I do?

Stay hydrated: Make sure you're taking enough fluids, and eat only a bland diet until you feel completely better. This means easy to digest foods like rice, bananas, toast, plain baked potato, broth, etc. Avoid fried, heavy, fatty, saucy, creamy foods until your condition has returned to normal (and consider avoiding all that same stuff for your general health after you're better). ...Read more

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Very sick with stomach flu symptoms 2 weeks ago, and now sick with same thing again! Why does this keep happening?

Very sick with stomach flu symptoms 2 weeks ago, and now sick with same thing again! Why does this keep happening?

Different virus: Many conditions and viruses can cause the same symptoms. Perhaps you are run down and never fully recovered from the previous episode. ...Read more

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Stomach flu symptoms started Sunday, subsided a moderate amount Monday & came back Tuesday. Is it common for symptoms to ebb and flow like that??

Stomach flu symptoms started Sunday, subsided a moderate amount Monday & came back Tuesday. Is it common for symptoms to ebb and flow like that??

Maybe not the flu?: Here's a helpful link from the CDC regarding classic flu symptoms and severity: http://www. Cdc. Gov/flu/about/disease/symptoms. Htm ...Read more

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Had stomach flu symptoms. Puking, bloating, non stop belching, nausea, and cramps in abdomin. Next day no symptoms and felt normal. Then again today s?

Had stomach flu symptoms. Puking, bloating, non stop belching, nausea, and cramps in abdomin. Next day no symptoms and felt normal. Then again today s?

Abdominal bloating,: May be unusual intestinal virus or could be food poisoning with camphylobacter as that has a waxing and waning presentation (usually diarrhea as well). Do you have diarrhea? Would also check for H. pylori and keep a food diary to see which foods, if any are associated with the problem. F/u /w doc over 48-96 hours. ...Read more

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I have typical stomach flu symptoms but ten times worse. I have lost five pounds overnight and am a 20 yr old anorexic girl. Should I go to the ER?

I have typical stomach flu symptoms but ten times worse. I have lost five pounds overnight and am a 20 yr old anorexic girl. Should I go to the ER?

Yes: If you already have AN, an episode of vomiting and diarrhea can push you over the edge with dehydration. Pl get yourself checked out for any electrolyte imbalance needing for IV fluids. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can you distinguish between flu symptoms and a stomach bug?

How can you distinguish between flu symptoms and a stomach bug?

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 more

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So, I had the stomach virus last month. I had all the flu symptoms but was told I had the stomach virus. For the past three days I've been having diar?

Viral: gastroenteritis is usually self limited; however, no solid foodNO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS
Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day:
Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water
Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume.
AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc.
Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (NSAIDS).
If not improving go to private physician or ER.
for 48 hrs. ...Read more

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I had stomach flu about a month ago. Just after the stomach flu, I noticed my urine started to have a layer of white haziness on top.?

I had stomach flu about a month ago. Just after the stomach flu, I noticed my urine started to have a layer of white haziness on top.?

Likely unrelated: I think is just coincidence and they probably have nothing to do to each other, but you can take your urine for examination or culture for chlamidia or other pathogen. ...Read more

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Can the stomach flu cause blood in urine?

Can the stomach flu cause blood in urine?

YES: Blood in the urine should never be ignored. While many causes are benign, it is often the only warning sign one gets of urinary malignancy. Gastroenteritis does not cause blood in the itinerary tract. See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I was vomiting last night from what I believe to be the stomach flu. I had a small amount of blood come up with the vomit. Then 20hrs later, red urine?

I was vomiting last night from what I believe to be the stomach flu. I had a small amount of blood come up with the vomit. Then 20hrs later, red urine?

Hematuria: It is difficult to tell the cause, but anytime one has unexpected blood in the urine, it should be checked out by your physician. I would try to see your doctor as soon as possible or go to an urgent care center. Do not ignore this. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does an itchy urethra after urinating mean if you're recently getting over stomach flu like virus? Went to the hospital and all tests were fine.

What does an itchy urethra after urinating mean if you're recently getting over stomach flu like virus? Went to the hospital and all tests were fine.

Here are some. ..: Somehow, lately, the age has been eliminated from the basic profile of the questioner, which is important in considering what is happening to the patient, so resulting in higher degree of conundrum to address the related tissues. So, more specifics of your profile and clinical picture would be added and more pertinent answering could be given. Nonetheless, work with the existing Doc for better... ...Read more

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My 10 month old baby has stomach flu how long or days should the diahrrea last and all the sympthoms? She's in playful but don't eat 2 too much formula

Stomach "flu": (viral) usually last 24-48 hours. Keep baby hydrated with sips of pedialyte/formula/
watered down juice. Since she's playful, symptoms should rapidly subside. Bacterial gastroenteritis' symptoms may be more severe & last longer so that medical intervention may be needed to prevent dehydration. Braty diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast, yogurt) may help, too. ...Read more

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What symptoms are typically associated with the stomach flu?

Stomach Flu: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me the immediate symptoms of a stomach flu?

Can you please tell me the immediate symptoms of a stomach flu?

Symptoms: The symptoms of stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) can include: nausea, vomiting, headache, watery bowel movements (not bloody), abdominal cramps and a low fever. ...Read more

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Can you have stomach flu and its symptoms but not vomiting or diahhrea?

Possible: Viruses, stomach if respiratory can give different symptoms in different people. If not taken care if you may develop vomiting or diarrhea. Stay on clear liquid diet for 2 days. Wait and watch. ...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

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


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