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Viral Vs Bacterial Gastroenteritis
I've got bacterial gastroenteritis. It's been a week. Have been on medication. How long will i be contagious for? When would i know that it has gone?
I have bacterial gastroenteritis. Final stages of treatment. It's been a week. How long do I have to wait before i can kiss my girlfriend?
Can bacterial gastroenteritis spread through saliva i.E. Kissing, etc? Or would the other person get infected with it?
I have bacterial gastroenteritis and diarrhea just got inside my vagina... Will this harm my 7.2 week old fetus? Will it infect my womb? Help?
Can giving birth while you have bacterial/viral gastroenteritis cause your baby to get it while being born due to close proximity to anas? Serious?
Nope: The chances are extremely rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
14 year old. Same gastroenteritis/stomach bug as rest of fam. Before vomiting/dry-heaving she is getting "waves of terror" common with stomach bug?
GI sx's: 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 2 more doctor answers
Hydration: The primary treatment in viral gastroenteritis is a close attention to hydration.A source of fluids through oral rehydration fluids, and some solids like applesause, steamed rice, unseasoned pasta and bananas, all help.With proper hydration, most kids will self heal over a few days. ...Read more
Yes and no.: Hand washing is the key to preventing illness. Also, remember that everything you touch probably has germs, especially door handles - -so don't touch your face or lick you fingers when you are 'out and about' as it just exposes you to germs. When you get home - wash your hands, first thing. Now, you will probably still get a bug now and then, but avoiding germs will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Dr. Raff: Hydrate. 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. No fancy new treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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