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What to eat when you have the flu and some diarrhea? No vomiting.

What to eat when you have the flu and some diarrhea? No vomiting.

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

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Influenza (Definition)

Influenza is a viral respiratory infection that causes cough, fever, chills, sore throat, muscle aches and headache. While most healthy people suffer few complications from the flu, it can be deadly for pregnant women, babies and children, the elderly and those with weak immune systems. That's why it's so important to get the flu shot to protect yourself ...Read more


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I want to know what kind of food born illness would cause vomiting, nausea and cramps ONLY, but NO diarrhoea? Can you list some pathogens please?

I want to know what kind of food born illness would cause vomiting, nausea and cramps ONLY, but NO diarrhoea? Can you list some pathogens please?

Many: Having been a victim of such myself recently after eating baby spinach at upscale metropolitan resturant...these are usually associated with diarrhea but can occur without: salmonella, e coli, listeria, hep A. ...Read more

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Everyone in the house has symptoms of stomach flu cramping nausea and diarrhea what should i do ? Where did we get it from

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 more

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Do youuhave to have diarrhea when you have food poising or can it be food poisioning if your just vomiti g but no sign of diarrahea?

Do youuhave to have diarrhea when you have food poising or can it be food poisioning if your just vomiti g but no sign of diarrahea?

Usually no Diarrhea: Food poisoning is characterized by vomiting. It begins shortly after ingesting contaminated food, and resolves in approximately 24 hours. There is not typically diarrhea associated with food poisoning. ...Read more

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Should i go to the er.I have been with water like diarrhea, not being able to eat or drink anything for 3 days with bouts of vomiting and stomach?

Should i go to the er.I have been with water like diarrhea, not being able to eat or drink anything for 3 days with bouts of vomiting and stomach?

Gastroenteritis: No need for the er. We usually don't do testing unless diarrhea is there for 7 days. Keep yourself well hydrated and stick to a clear fluid diet until the vomiting stops. Then advance diet to a bland diet until the diarrhea resolves. ...Read more

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What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

What to do for stomach cramps when the food is associated with salmonella?

Hot water bottle: Can lessen the cramps associated with bacterial diarrhea. It is not a good idea to use Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) or other drugs to slow down the diarrhea which can make the disease worse. ...Read more

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Do upset stomach and diarrhea have anything to do with a seizure or is there a flu going around ?

Do upset stomach and diarrhea have anything to do with a seizure or is there a flu going around ?

Seizure threshold : Any illness can add enough stress to the body that a seizure patient in good control may have a related event. That said, most do not. Dyspepsia and loose stools are common signs of a stomach virus. ...Read more

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What to eat with the stomach flu and nausea?

What to eat with the stomach flu and nausea?

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

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What are the best things to eat while having a stomach virus and vomiting alot?

What are the best things to eat while having a stomach virus and vomiting alot?

frequent small sips: Frequent small sips of electrolyte solution, e.g., pedialyte, is the first step to rehydrate or to prevent further dehydraton. If vomiting continues and signs of dehydration become obvious, medical attention should be sought. ...Read more

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Help please! could you have the stomach flu with two bouts of green diarrhea but no fever or other symptoms? I've been scared to eat...

Help please! could you have the stomach flu with two bouts of green diarrhea but no fever or other symptoms? I've been scared to eat...

Enteritis: It sounds as if you have little or anything to worry about. If the diarrhea returns and persists, then you might want to see a doctor. The color of the stool has no relevance. ...Read more

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Why does viral gastro sometimes cause vomiting and diarrhoea if those two symptoms don't do anything to get rid of the virus?

Why does viral gastro sometimes cause vomiting and diarrhoea if those two symptoms don't do anything to get rid of the virus?

They are symptoms: There are viral particles in your emesis and stool, but the virus causes inflammation that lasts for days so you can have vomiting and diarrhea for days. The damage that virus causes lasts longer, sometimes weeks. When virus destroys the absorptive layer of your guts, it can take a while to regenerate, and meanwhile, your food doesn't get digested as well and diarrhea continues. ...Read more

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What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

What's the symptoms of stomach ulcers and what to or not eat when you have them?

DEPENDING ON : How many and where in the stomach they are, ulcers can go from no pain at all to painful on an empty stomach to pain when you eat. Stools will turn black if they bleed significantly enough. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat when you have the stomach flu?

What foods can you eat when you have the stomach flu?

Stomach Flu: 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 more

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Is it normal to have repeatedly alternating bouts of diarrhea and constipation when you have stomach flu

Is it normal to have repeatedly alternating bouts of diarrhea and constipation when you have stomach flu

Is this chronic: "stomach flu" is an acute short lived illness. If these symptoms are ongoing for weeks, you may have a more serious problem, which needs a work up. ...Read more

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What to do if I feel a bit sick with like back cramps and some symptoms similar to the stomach virus. is this normal?

What to do if I feel a bit sick with like back cramps and some symptoms similar to the stomach virus. is this normal?

Norovirus?: Diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting typically begin 12 to 48 hours after exposure. Norovirus symptoms last one to three days, and most people recover completely without treatment. However, for some people — especially infants, older adults and people with underlying disease — vomiting and diarrhea can be severely dehydrating and require medical attention. Ref. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/norovirus/home/ovc-20306336 ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more