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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. Abraham Jaskiel
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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 have been vomiting and diarrhea a mild fever of 100.8 and body and muscle pains could I have the flu even though i had a flu shot this year?

I have been vomiting and diarrhea a mild fever of 100.8 and body and muscle pains could I have the flu even though i had a flu shot this year?

Possible: Flu shots are terrific, but they do not cover 100% of the flu strains. Also, when did you get the shot? It takes about two weeks for your body to build up full immunity to the strains it does cover. You could also have a really bad cold or a number of other viral or occasionally bacterial infections that should be self limited. If you do not start to get better after a cple days though, see a dr. ...Read more

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My niece is not feeling good. She has diarrhea, can barely eat, weak, dizzy, some vomiting but no fever. Is this the flu?

My niece is not feeling good. She has diarrhea, can barely eat, weak, dizzy, some vomiting but no fever. Is this the flu?

Possible: Does not sound like flu almost always with fever sounds more GI viral or GI bowel issue would treat BRAT diet ie bland tea crackers Gatorade and see if resloves ...Read more

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I have the flu and have clear diarrhea?

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I have the flu and have clear diarrhea?

May be associated: Some variants of flu have associated gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. This may all be related. ...Read more

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I currently have the flu and I thought that I would have diarrhea however at this point in time I find out that I'm constipated and have hemrrhoids?

I currently have the flu and I thought that I would have diarrhea however at this point in time I find out that I'm constipated and have hemrrhoids?

Possible.: As you note, the two may actually occur together. This is why medicine is not done by machines. Constipation could be the result of dehydration secondary to nausea ( poor intake) and vomiting. Make sure you stay hydrated. ...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


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