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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. Heidi Fowler
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Flu (Definition)

The flu, otherwise known as influenza, is a viral infection of the nose and throat. Symptoms of influenza include fever, chills, runny nose, muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, and coughing. Children with the flu often have nausea and vomiting as well. Some strains of the flu are preventable by getting a yearly flu ...Read more


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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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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

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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more