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Stomach Virus Without Vomiting Or Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Probably not: Pain alone is not a viral infection. ...Read more
Sure: Some people may only get naseaus. Not everyone gets all the symptoms. ...Read more
I've had what seems to be a stomach virus for almost 3 weeks (vomiting/diarhea) what could this be???
Need to see your Dr: Acute vomiting and diarrhea is usually due to a viral gastroenteritis but it's unusual for symptoms to last more than 1-2 weeks. You need to see your physician for stool cultures for enteric pathogens (bacteria that can cause gastroenteritis) and ova and parasites (some parasites such as Giardia)can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Is it true that when a stomach virus hits, I will vomit and not have diharrea until the virus has moved lower?
Not necessarily: Some types of viruses cause nausea and vomiting only, some cause diarrhea too. Sometimes the symptoms come all at once, sometimes they are delayed. It's really impossible to predict. Remember, strict hand washing or sanitization and good food safety practices can prevent many intestinal illnesses. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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.
I am recovering from a stomach virus. All vomitting and diarrhea stopped but my lower abdomen is making gurgling noises. What are the noises?
Gas: Probably Gas. Nothing to worry. As you start eating more, the gas will be passed and gurgling will stop. ...Read more
Can I have a stomach virus without vomiting and only severe nausea, diarrhea, a fever of 100.2 with horrible headache/body aches and shaking chills?
My wife and kids have been throwing up and have diarreha off and on for the past 24-36 hours. Thinking they have some sort of stomach flu/ virus. Is there anything they can take or do? And, what can I take to ensure I don't get it? Thanks.
Sounds like it: You're likely correct. For a stomach virus, it's important to maintain hydration (water, sports drinks) and eat a very bland diet as tolerated. Look up the "BRAT" diet. Certainly avoid dairy. As long as there's no fever, it's ok to use loperamide (Imodium) to suppress symptoms. Wash hands frequently and don't share food/glasses etc. See a doc if dehydration or 3 days without improvement. ...Read more
What to do: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration.Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Ginger can help with your nausea. Rest. ...Read more
Hello can I have a stomach virus for over a week with only vomiting twice in that week but feeling like no energy?
If my stomach is completely empty when stomach virus attacks will that mean that I won't vomit as long as I don't eat or can it cause dry heaving?
Stomach Virus: You can still vomit stomach acids and dry heave ...Read more
How often should Zofran (ondansetron) 8mg be taken for stomach virus (meaning how long does it ACTUALLY prevent vomiting for).
Every 6to8 hours: It can be taken every 6to8 hours if needed not to exceed 24 hours in 24 hours ...Read more
See below: These are common symptoms that you describe. They should abate within 72 hours. If the persist, see your family doctor. ...Read more
I had a stomach virus last week (watery stool, vomiting and pains), now I have cold plus with random watery stool and im kind worried?
My 8yr. Old son had been vomiting from stomach virus done with that but he cries when he has to walk said right leg & lower stomach hurt?
Leg painPOSTvomiting: Your son must have had a lot of vomiting and lost electrolytes due to that. Low potassium can cause muscle cramps. His lower stomach probably still hurts due to the inflammation form the infection and not having had much od in his stomach. Try giving him banana and see if it helps. If it continues, you should see his pediatrician. ...Read more
I had a stomach virus 20 days ago that was going around in my job. My stomach never returned back to normal. No vomiting or runny stool?
Its NOt unusual:
For your digestion to take some time in returning to normal! Try ACTIVA. ..eat one cup/day next two weeks!!
Hope this helps
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I've been told I have virus which consists of stomach ache, tiredness and a few loose stools. Do you viruses usually include vomiting?
I took 150 mg of flucinazole a week ago tomorrow and got what I thought was a severve stomach virus the day after. No longer vomiting but have bad taste in mouth, nauseous, dizzy and itchy rash on palms. Is this normal?
Any medication that stops strong abdominal cramping due to gastroenteritis? Associated with diarrhea and vomiting
Yesterday I had the stomach flu with loose stools and vomiting, no fever! Today I have a sore neck and headache, is this normal? What should I do?
Baby has vomited a lot, twice, now refusing bottles and Pedialyte. Still wetting diapers but scared about dehydration. She had a stomach virus 2w ago.
My daughter vomited near me with a possible stomach virus. Haven't had my hands in my mouth have kept them washed and taken 7 showers. Am I safe?
Drove home staff member who threw up several times during her shift (probably a stomach virus). I took 1500mg of vit c right after...Am I in the clear?
I have the stomach virus and was able to keep my food down what else can I eat without throwing up?
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