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What To Eat When U Have The Stomach Flu
Bland and simple: There is no special answer here except keep it bland and simple. Usually you don't want anything more than this anyway. Avoid fatty foods that are heavy on the stomach. The main thing is to hydrate readily with sports drink and listen to your body - it has a way of telling you what to eat and what to avoid. Your appetite will return to normal as the illness passes. ...Read more
What to do if I have the stomach flu. I threw up about 10 1) what do you do when you have the stomach flu?
Stomach flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more
Fluids and Carbs: It is wise to avoid spicy, acidic, and high-fat foods during illness with nausea/vomiting. Very restricted diet is not recommended because it will limit your calorie intake. Recovery from some symptoms can be calorie-dependent, so emphasize complex carbohydrates and dont be too restrictive. With diarrhea, avoid high sugar drinks (milk, juice), can increase gas, pain and number of stools. ...Read more
Everyone in the house has symptoms of stomach flu cramping nausea and diarrhea what should i do ? Where did we get it from
Household diarrhea: If everyone is having the same symptoms it could either be food poisoning or an intestinal virus that is being spread around. If everyone got sick at the same time it's likely food related. If it's a virus it will affect one after the other with a little delay between each person getting the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay hydrated: 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
Queasy?: Consider light and bland.Get a more detailed answer ›
What to do about having to go to the bathroom the second i eat it makes me have extreamly bad stomach aches?
Simple carbohydrates: If still nauseated, drinking fluid is more important than eating. However, if you really feel like eating stick to very simple carbs...Soda crackers, white rice, popsicles, bananas. Not teh center of a healthy diet but also don't challenge an inflamed stomach. Even inflamed tissue can absorb simple sugars so you can get some calories. If you vomit, go back to clear liquids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms overlap : Some times it is hard to tell. I generally assume that a fever over 101 in an infant or 100 in an adult likely represents an infectious process rather than a food toxin. However, there are some that don't have much fever during an illness & some folks that run moderate temperatures when faced with the stress of a food toxin, or running around the block for that matter. ...Read more
Popcorn and seeds: We have general ideas but your experience is important. Nuts and seeds, hard little pieces, can get caught in the little pockets and cause trouble. Tomatoes and berries have seeds though and most people are not bothered by them. Popcorn is the worst. Stringy fibrous foods like veggies give you the fiber you need without threatening the diverticula. ...Read more
What is the best way to manage a sickness that involves sour throat and stomach pains in college when u have to do hw everyday, u can't rest?
Nausea and Vomiting: The most important part of dealing with nausea and vomiting is avoiding dehydration. Nausea can be treated with prescription meds such as Phenergan (promethazine) or zofran. Ginger tablets can be tried as a natural remedy for nausea. High sugar drinks can make diarrhea worse. Lower sugar drinks are more quickly absorbed by body and safer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I eat normally, not anorexic but have a problem of feeling sick to my stomach and its got to where I force myself to puke to feel better. what is this?
Bland: It depends on the cause. If you are actually talking about the stomach itself ,, bland would be my answer. NO caffeine or pop or acid type products. If you are talking about the 'stomach' as the abdomen in general . If you are having diarrhea or gaseous issues see your doctor for further advice for both situations. ...Read more
Practically everyone: ...Has some food intolerance. It's common, variable, and individual and may even include such innocuous ingestants as water. Reference: elaine shimberg, "relief from ibs". In your case, if chicken upsets you, don't eat it, or change the method of preparation and try again. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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