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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

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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Is it still the stomach flu if you don't have fever?

Is it still the stomach flu if you don't have fever?

Yes if....: Fever is not always present with every infection.So if you still have the symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea, yes. ...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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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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Have low grade fever, 99.5 and nauseous when I eat something. Can I have the stomach flu in the summer?

Have low grade fever, 99.5 and nauseous when I eat something. Can I have the stomach flu in the summer?

Yes: Flu really refers to influenza, which is typically a winter bug and affects mostly the respiratory system. "Stomach flu" is a nonmedical term people use for any virus that affects the GI tract. GI viruses can happen at any time of year. If your symptoms persist for more than one week, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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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My friend is suffering from stomach flu for 5days, even after visiting the clinic twice. He is still feeling fever, &vomiting.When to start worrying?

My friend is suffering from stomach flu for 5days, even after visiting the clinic twice. He is still feeling fever, &vomiting.When to start worrying?

Now: With continued vomiting, one should be concerned about being dehydrated and maintaining a balance of salts in the body. Recommend seeking medical care again, especially if the person you are caring for, cannot keep up with fluid needs, cannot tolerate anything by mouth, has a fever of over 38c, is confused or looks really ill. ...Read more

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My son vomited in bed and has no fever, poops normal. he ate beans and rice today, could it have been to heavy on his stomach or is it stomach flu.

My son vomited in bed and has no fever,  poops normal. he ate beans and rice today,  could it have been to heavy on his stomach or is it stomach flu.

Vomiting: If it is the first time he ate beans and rice , he might not have digested it well . If your son have been exposed to somebody with same , it might be a virus. If it contains bile , you might want him to see a doctor. ...Read more

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2.5 yr old has no UTI already been checked no fever or other symptoms just tells me everyday her stomach hurts?Before all this she had the stomach flu

2.5 yr old has no UTI already been checked no fever or other symptoms just tells me everyday her stomach hurts?Before all this she had the stomach flu

Stomach pain: Stomach pain in children is very common and #1 culprit is usually constipation. How has stooling pattern been lately. You stated child had stomach flu (vial gastroenteritis) recently - how recently... For example vomiting and diarrhea may have stopped 24-48 hours ago, but stomach may still cramp with adjustment to regular diet. Is it associated with any type of food? Any heartburn? Please see md. ...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