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What Can I Eatto Get My Bowels Moving After Hwving The Stomach Flu
Drink water: The most important thing is to get rehydrated. One of the most under-appreciated causes of constipation is dehydration, which is common with the stomach flu. Then, just eat balanced meals. If you still need help passing a bowel movement, try an over-the-counter stool softener or perhaps a glycerin suppository. If it's been 3 days or more, check with your doctor. ...Read more
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
Had gastro stomach flu since Monday..past 2 days I've had very frequent diarrheal bowel movements with nothing but liquid..what to do? Anti diarrheal?
Caught stomach flu 4 days ago.Not vomiting anymore. Good appetite, fiber,drink lot of water. Really bloated, no bowel movements since 2 days! Feel bad?
Flu: they can regulate in 1-2 weeks sometime. may need some medicine to calm them down ...Read more
Can i eat my high protein diet ? After i was sick this past wknd with stomach flu .Its wed i had a solid bowel movement .Still on brat diet can I eat?
Yes: Try to eat as you normally would. If you abd discomfort returns see your doctor. ...Read more
Your Immune System: Most stomach illness are caused by viruses that your body's immune system will fight off. The "out of your" system philosophy may come from advice by medical professionals not to treat diarrhea aggressivley. This recommendation is not made because the diarrhea "gets it out of your system" but rather because of side effects of some of those anti-diarrhea medicines. ...Read more
Yes: There are a number of different strains. ...Read more
Supportive care: Since stomach flu (viral gastroenteritis) is a virus, there's nothing that kills it. However, taking electrolyte-rich fluids, a bland low-sugar/high fat diet, and rest helps with the symptoms and keeps you hydrated. Probiotics also help your intestines recover. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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