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Is there a stomach virus that causes excessive burping & heartburn?

Is there a stomach virus that causes excessive burping & heartburn?

Yes: Most stomach ulcers are associated with a bacteria known as helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). And that treating it is the first line of care for most people who are diagnosed with stomach ulcers carrying this bacteria. In fact the diagnosis and treatment has been so effective, in addition to the use of new medications to decrease and block stomach acid that stomach surgery for ulcers is rare now. ...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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I've had the stomach flu for 3 days. Finally feeling a little better. Only eating crackers and drinking Gatorade, but why do i have excessive burping?

I've had the stomach flu for 3 days. Finally feeling a little better. Only eating crackers and drinking Gatorade, but why do i have excessive burping?

You are: probably swallowing air!!! Eat SLOWLY and avoid drinking the Gatorade WHILE you are eating the crackers! You are doing the right thing! Keep it up but if not resolving in a WEEK call your PCP! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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3 days after stomach flu I'm burping excessively whenever drinking and eating and pain in abdomen after eating + lighter colored stools is that normal?

3 days after stomach flu I'm burping excessively whenever drinking and eating and pain in abdomen after eating + lighter colored stools is that normal?

Gastroparesis: It is common to get a slowing of the gut (gastroparesis) after a viral illness. This should work itself out over the next several days. Eating small, bland meals will help. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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I'm vegan & healthy, yet having GI problems for a week now. I have dull pain/fullness in stomach after eat, excess gas & burping. Could it be a virus?

I'm vegan & healthy, yet having GI problems for a week now. I have dull pain/fullness in stomach after eat, excess gas & burping. Could it be a virus?

Most likely not: Possible due to increased acid secretion in the stomach. Viral gastroenteritis would also cause diarrhea or abdomen cramping pain. If otc medication such as maalox, mintox and Prilosec otc did not help after few days - 1 week, please see your physician. There is a bacteria called h. Pylori which can cause inflammation of the stomach and small intestine. Not treated, it could also cause cancer. ...Read more

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Please answer! what kind of pain does the stomach virus cause?

Please answer! what kind of pain does the stomach virus cause?

Often cramping: 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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Can stomach virus cause myocarditis?

Can stomach virus cause myocarditis?

Yes: Myocarditis is an inflammatory disease of the myocardium. Viral infections like enteroviruses, adenoviruses, parvovirus B19, hepatitis C, herpes virus 6, Lyme disease including other conditions can cause myocarditis. ...Read more

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What can cause facial tingling on both sides and tingling in shoulders and mid back? Can it be caused by stomach virus?

What can cause facial tingling on both sides and tingling in shoulders and mid back? Can it be caused by stomach virus?

Well: This is a neurological manifestation of some peripheral nerves irritation called peripheral neuropathy. The reasons can be multiple: heavy metals you may come in contact with, thyroid/parathyroid hormonal problems, diabetes , collagen diseases including le (lupus) and scleroderma. But it also can be just simple anxiety or as a preliminary symptom of possible shingles to come. See ur md! ...Read more

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I am having really bad pain in my right leg. I don't know what could've caused it, but I also have a stomach virus as well. What should I do?

I am having really bad pain in my right leg. I don't know what could've caused it, but I also have a stomach virus as well. What should I do?

See your doc: Many things could be going on, and the two(leg pain and stomach virus may not even really be related). It's hard to better guide you will limited information. So rather than steer your wrong, if the pain is really bothersome, or you are having weakness, consider seeing your doctor for a formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a stomach virus disrupt the gut flora enough to cause CDiff?May have caught virus from hubby.I have had CDiff 3 times in the past.So I worry.Sorry

Can a stomach virus disrupt the gut flora enough to cause CDiff?May have caught virus from hubby.I have had CDiff 3 times in the past.So I worry.Sorry

Microbiome balance: 3 studies back the balance of gut microbiome to prevent recurrence of C.Diff. 1) Group of patients who had relapsed C.Diff were given brewer's yeast 3 tabs x 3 times daily x14 days-S.cerevisiae without additional antibiotics . Diarrhea resolved completely in all. Probiotic agents work by competing with C.Diff for nutrients & colonizaion sites in the gut by producing compounds inhibiting growth ...Read more

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What could be the cause of diarreah and loss of apetite? I thought a stomach virus but this has gone on for a few days now. It also began w/ vomiting.

What could be the cause of diarreah and loss of apetite? I thought a stomach virus but this has gone on for a few days now. It also began w/ vomiting.

Probably virus: Some viral infections last 24 hours, others 1 week. Sometimes the virus is cleared, but symptoms linger at a lower intensity and frequency for weeks to months. Symptoms lasting longer than 2 to 4 weeks should be evaluated by a health care provider. ...Read more

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What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

Often cramping: 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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What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

What kind of pain does a stomach virus cause?

Cramping: 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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Can garamycin (gentamicin) cause a stomach virus?

Can garamycin (gentamicin) cause a stomach virus?

No, likely upset: Garamycin (gentamicin) is gentamycin an antibiotic which may cause, nausea, upset stomach and possibly diarrhea, similar symptoms as a viral abdominal infection (gastroenteritis). These symptoms may subside after few days, and should be discussed with your provider if continued. ...Read more

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Can a stomach virus cause an ulcer? I got a virus a month ago and am having ulcer symptoms.

Can a stomach virus cause an ulcer? I got a virus a month ago and am having ulcer symptoms.

In a way: The virus can disrupt the normal conditions of the intestines/stomach and then the acid normally found in the area can irritate the lining causing issues. See a GI dr. If severe issues. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Ive been having fibro type symptoms after stomach virus.now i have petechia showing everywhere and im freaking out.could stress cause the increase?

Ive been having fibro type symptoms after stomach virus.now i have petechia showing everywhere and im freaking out.could stress cause the increase?

Petechia: Have you been throwing up a great deal? How old are you and have you had a fever? Video consult with us to help see if you need antibiotics or if it is just a virus that will take time to pass. ...Read more

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Can a cold or stomach virus cause a low platelet count?

Can a cold or stomach virus cause a low platelet count?

Thrombocytopenia: Several different type of viruses can cause low platelet counts (thrombocytopenia). If your platelet count doesn't improve after the viral infection has resolved you will need to see a hematologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...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