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Would vomiting come first if you had the stomach flu?

Would vomiting come first if you had the stomach flu?

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

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Can vomiting due flu cause pain in blader area when bending?

Can vomiting due flu cause pain in blader area when bending?

Vomiting is violent.: Vomiting can cause muscle strain in the jaw, neck, throat, abdomen, chest, low back and groin. this can tale up to 6 weeks to resolve once the vomiting is over. Meanwhile if anything is worse than vomitting... it is vomitting with a muscle strain. Phenergan (promethazine) with codeine syrup can be useful for a few days to get you through the flu... Once the vomitting stops stretching or PT may be needed. ...Read more

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Do people vomit after a flu shot?

Do people vomit after a flu shot?

Rarely happens: A person may rarely vomit after a flu shot because: he was going to vomit anyway for an unrelated reason (nothing to do with the shot), he is scared of needles (people sometimes faint after a shot), he is having a rare allergic reaction to the shot (he may have other symptoms such as a hives rash). People can go get vaccinations without worrying about vomiting, because such vomiting is so rare. ...Read more

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Can I have the flu without vomiting?

Can I have the flu without vomiting?

Certainly!: "Flu" is a term misused in many ways but the classic way we as providers qualify flu is when there is a viral infection caused by the influenza viruses that leads to fever, sores throat, cough, body aches, muscle aches, headache, and general malaise. When someone uses the term "stomach flu", it may not be caused by the influenza virus alone. Some of those infections are caused by other viruses. ...Read more

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Can vomiting be a symptom of the swine flu?

Can vomiting be a symptom of the swine flu?

Can be: However, influenza tends to be a disease that primarily affects the respiratory system. Cough, high fevers, muscle aches are more common than vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more

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How come children vomit when they have the flu?

How come children vomit when they have the flu?

Many causes: Vomiting is a common symptom in children when they are sick. Some viruses (typically called stomach viruses), can cause symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Sometimes vomiting occurs after coughing fits or after swallowing mucous. Vomiting is not usually concerning, as long as the child remains well hydrated, is acting normally and the vomiting is not bloody or bile-colored (green). ...Read more

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Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Started with vomiting then headache, bodyaches and 101 fever vomiting gone- flu?

Most likely: Sounds like a viral illness. The GI viruses usually last 3-7 days. The most important thing is to stay well-hydrated. If you develop dizziness or sore throat, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause a cough and vomiting? I'm not sick with the flu, and don't smoke

What would cause a cough and vomiting? I'm not sick with the flu, and don't smoke

Irritation: The dry cough from irritation can induced vomiting the coughing could be violent and strong to the point of creating a bad gag reflex that will induce the vomiting try to drink hot green tea with lemon and honey ...Read more

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Start with gastric, them vomit and diarhhea the whole night. When vomit is all fluid. Is this gastric flu. How can ease the gastric pain.

Start with gastric, them vomit and diarhhea the whole night. When vomit is all fluid. Is this gastric flu. How can ease the gastric pain.

Insufficient info: If you have persistent vomiting and diarrhea with stomach pain you should consult a doctor. If the symptoms have lasted more than a day, you risk dehydration and may need a visit to an emergency room. ...Read more

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Today I had flu injection now vomiting anything I should watch for? Maybe related not unwell before the injection just had end of a cough

No Worries : No more concerning than any episode of vomiting. Very rare but form of weakness progressing to paralysis and allergic type reactions are the major flu vax side effects. Vomiting is not related. I guess flu season is different down under as we are a long ways from vaccine season. I spent two of the best months of my life in Sydney on a cardiology rotation. Wonderful country. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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13mo boy vomited for two days. Flu? Then symptom free for 36 hours. Has started vomiting again in large amounts. Is it normal for flu to come back?

Unusual: It is unusual to be completely symptom free for over a day and then have symptoms come back as bad, or worse than they were before. I would recommend having your son checked out by his doctor to see if there is something other than the stomach flu causing his symptoms. ...Read more

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14mo boy: flu-like vomiting for 48 hrs. Then proceeds to projctl vomit 1-3x/day for 11 days. No other symptoms. Ped shrugs it off. Get second opinion?

14mo boy: flu-like vomiting for 48 hrs. Then proceeds to projctl vomit 1-3x/day for 11 days. No other symptoms. Ped shrugs it off. Get second opinion?

SURE....: If you are not comfortable, the child is sick, not improving, second opinion is an option. He needs a detail exam/re-evaluation and some tests. Until then, give him pedialyte 4-6 ounces for each vomiting. ...Read more

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If you have the stomach flu, do you vomit?

If you have the stomach flu, do you vomit?

That is often a sx.: 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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Will compazine (prochlorperazine) stop vomiting with a stomache flu?

Will compazine (prochlorperazine) stop vomiting with a stomache flu?

Compazine: 4 Nausea: Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a very common medicine used for prevent nausea. It comes as a pill, a liquid, and as a suppository. It is often used when nausea and vomiting is part of a stomach flu's symptoms. ...Read more

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Will compazine (prochlorperazine) stop vomiting if you got the stomache flu?

Usually, yes: Compazine (prochlorperazine) is a very effective anti-emetic agent that is used in the er and general practice a lot because of its track record. Should help. If it doesn't provider can switch to another class of med for relief. ...Read more

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Can vomiting happen at any time during the flu or will it just be at the start of the virus?

Can vomiting happen at any time during the flu or will it just be at the start of the virus?

Yes: Vomiting is not really a symptom of influenza, but is common with so-called "stomach flus." yes, vomiting can occur at any time, but will predominate in the early part of the illness. ...Read more

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I have been vomiting on and off for 5 days straight and been having pains in my right side that feels like stabbing pains. I know its not the flu?

I have been vomiting on and off for  5 days straight and been having pains in my right side that feels like stabbing pains. I know its not the flu?

Possibilities: There are a number of conditions that can cause such symptoms including gallstones, kidney stones, kidney infection. See your doctor now for evaluation. ...Read more

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Ever since my son has started nursery, he is vomiting every night and is having the flu on and off, along with temperature. He has also lost weight.

Ever since my son has started nursery, he is vomiting every night and is having the flu on and off, along with temperature. He has also lost weight.

More info is needed: Your pediatrician will evaluate the problem best. Sometimes new environments will have viruses that take time to develop antibodies to protect:; however fever and weight loss are a concern and need to be carefully evaluated. Weight loss may be associated with poor eating habits or even psychological issues with your child in a new environment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What intestinal problems can cause vomiting when you awaken, last all day an for days lets up evening, with flu like symp, get every few months for 14yrs?

Multiple reasons: Most common reasons are constipation, pancreatic or gall bladder disease, mal absorption syndrome, certain medication side affects. ..Etc. Please get a thorough exam by your doctor. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Stomach flu without vomiting, what to do?

Drink fluids/rest: Avoid dehydration by drinking, electrolyte containing fluids and rest once getting better introduce solid food gradually. ...Read more

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Can you have the stomach flu without vomiting?

Can you have the stomach flu without vomiting?

Yes: Stomach flu is a name often used to describe a viral infection of the GI tract, associated variety of symptoms such as fever, nausea , vomiting, abdominal pain , diarrhea. Not all episodes are associated with all symptoms. Bacterial illnesses can cause a variety of symptoms if the symptoms do not go away, a medical appointment is needed. ...Read more

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

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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