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Gastroenteritis: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: There are many causes of fever/chills, abdominal pain, and vomiting. Food poisoning is the most likely. Is this possible? If it is not possible, then you will want to be checked on for important causes like appendicitis. This sounds important. It is never wrong to check into the ER for this kind of case, although if it is obviously food poisoning (others may have it too) you may be alright. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shivers, body & head aches, diarrhoea & bad stomach ache since 36hrs assuming stomach flu but now only stomach aches and cramps(worsened) visit doc?
You may be right...: ...but persistent and/or non-improving symptoms warrant evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sneezing, sinus congestion, chills, sweats, diarrhea, nausea. Vomiting every 1-2 hours. I got my flu shot this year.
Explanation : These all symptoms most likely related to other viral infection, not flu. To help yourself you need to drink fluids by small amount but very often to prevent dehydration, first of all. Diet with a lot of rice, apple sauce, toast, banana are helpful. Advil or Motrin may help with chills. And Day/nyouil is helpful for sinus congestion. Be well soon. ...Read more
Sickness and upset tummy, fever, headaches, stomach pains, tiredness, sore throat and the odd sneeze?
Sounds : viral. Stay hydrated and rest. If symptoms continue see your doctor ...Read more
My symptoms are fever, severe chills, aches, pains, headache, diherrea, clear water diherrea, constant stomach rumbling, gas?
Bad stomach flu: This sounds like you could have a severe gastroenteritis. Because of the fever AND the diarrhea, you should get it checked. You should be seen by a doctor who can make sure that you don't have a bacterial infection AND can make sure your salt levels and hydration status are OK. With a bad stomach flu like this, you should try to find the cause - it makes the treatment that much better. ...Read more
Flu shot 3 days ago, gas, nausea, runny nose, headache, mild chest pain, weakness, sweating/chills, and dizzy. If not flu shot then what?
Started with Diahrrea, nausea, gas, vomited once, aches, 99 deg temp. Now swollen neck glands, aches, sore throat. Sound like flu?
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or the "flu" (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Stomach flu starting Wednesday night. Still having bouts of diarrhea, lots of stomach pains, cramping, gas, loud stomach noises and movements. ?
This could be a: Viral infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Face feels hot, cold chills, tight throat, fatigue, upset stomach, diarrhea, shoulder/neck aches, brain fog, congestion, but no fever?
Rest.: Sounds like you have the flu. If it is viral, you may only have low grade fever or sometimes none at all. O to bed, take 650 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours for the aches and pains, gargle with warm salt water, drink lots of fluids, chicken broth and just rest. Hopefully, it is just the one day flu. ...Read more
Serious.: When you have "coffee ground stool", blood has been digested, which means the bleeding is happening fairly high up in your intestines, not down where the hemorrhoids would cause bright red blood. This kind of bleeding is serious, and you need to be seen for it when you read this answer. Call your family doc or go to the local er/urgent care. ...Read more
Virus Likely: Sounds like you may be suffering from a viral gastroenteritis, although there are many other possibilities. Important thing here is to control the symptoms....Fever meds, hydrate, simplify diet or go very bland. If there are no changes with these efforts....Head to your doc with 24-48 hrs....Especially if you can't break the fever. ...Read more