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When Is It Safe To Exercise After The Stomach Flu
How long after you've had the flu is it safe to start exercising again? I've heard that exercising while you have the flu is dangerous and can damage your heart, so when is it safe to start exercising again after your flu symptoms are gone?
Recovery parameters: You may begin exercising again when you have no fever, minimal fatigue, improved cough, no shortness of breath and minimal muscle aches. When you start exercising, begin gradually with shorter durations and less intensity. If I can be of future help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
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Does metoclopramide help gastritis nausea, particularly in the morning? If so, when is the best time to take it
Is it alright to drink cold water during workout? And when's the best time to take a bath after workout?
Yes: There should be no problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to get the flu vaccine at 9 weeks pregnant or should I wait until after the first trimester? Does the type of flu vaccine i get matter?
Is it still healthy and okay to drink green tea after warming it up again when it gets cold? Will it still have the same effect?
Go easy: Take it easy over the next few weeks. Build slowly by just walking a bit. Throw away all holiday treats that may be lying around the house into the garbage. When you are completely recovered, then begin. Glad you are feeling better! ...Read more
Is it ok to drink wAter immediately after a tiring exercise?.... They say it is bad for the heart.. Is this true?
Water good!: Water is good for you. I don't know the reason behind that recommendation you speak of. ...Read more
Is it better to workout in the morning or at night? Is it true your metabolism is sped up the 1st few hours after exercising?
I've been getting chest pains for the past 3 years and it tends to be in the early winter time. What can it be? Is Prilosec the only option?
Viral gastroenteritis is transmitted person to person.
An infected person may contaminate drinks, food, various surfaces and objects with germs. This is particularly a concern if hands are not properly washed. I would be concerned about transmission with various types of physical intimacy (although it is not a sexually transmitted disease). ...Read more
How aftern can stomach flu cause in 2nd half year child my son is suffering from stomach flu almost every month can is it safe to give them e come?
Recurrent Vomiting: Infections are a common cause of vomiting in infants however the monthly pattern signals the possibility of a chronic or more serious condition such as a blockage in the digestive tract or kidney and brain disorders. Nutritional deficiency is also of concern. Because of the complex causes of recurrent vomiting, your infant should see a Pediatrician soon to provide correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
When is it safe for me to kiss, touch, cuddle, etc, with my girlfriend again? My girlfriend got sick with the stomach flu last thursday night, she stopped throwing up on friday morning around 8 am. At 8:30 am i came to visit her and stayed with her throug
I take prometrium (micronized progesterone) 15 days of my cycle. I have the stomach flu..is it safe to take right now?
It's perfectly safe: ...to take even if you have "stomach flu." However, if you vomit after taking promethium, it might not get into your system and, as a result, it might not be effective. If your symptoms last more than 3 days, I recommend you see your doctor or arrange for a Virtual Visit on HealthTap. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
When you are well: Acute viral gastroenteritis is commonly called "stomach flu." typically, as long as dehydration is avoided, the disease is self-limited. Once the symptoms (diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain) have resolved, there is no further fever, and hydration status is normal, exercise can resume. ...Read more
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
Not really: Used according to prescription it wouldn't kill you, but it causes stomach irritation & constipation.As for fever or muscle aches you may have, NSAIDs like ibuprofen or naproxen (Advil or Aleve) are far more effective, but these, too, can cause stomach irritation.Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) is still a reasonable OTC treatment (but can also constipate) & Emetrol for nausea.Your dr. can provide other alternatives. ...Read more
I've got the stomach flu and I have a lot of pain. Would it be safe and affective to take a hydrocodone?
I wouldn't recommend: Hydrocodone for the 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
Please help! I have a stomach flu and I have a lot of pain. Would it be safe and affective to take a hydrocodone?
That is not the best: Course of action. 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
Stomach flu is going around, i was doing exercise while holding my breath (I'm on swim team) i was about to breath when i felt the "water down the wrong pipe" feeling. I coughed up saliva, rested a little, there is still pain in left lung. ?
Chest pains age 18: You need to consult with your Dr. and describe all that you told me. ...Read more
It could happen: But your chances are overwhelmingly in favor of doing fine. A lot of gastro-intestinal viruses can cause cardiomyopathy but it is usually a combination of the bug and the patient's genetic predisposition of developing the disease. Symptoms can be very non-specific like palpitations, shortness of breath and increased fatigueability. The diagnosis can be made with an echocardiogram. See your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had stomach flu about a month ago. Just after the stomach flu, I noticed my urine started to have a layer of white haziness on top.?
Viral infection: Viral infections, if this in fact was influenza or flu-like syndrome are systemic (involving the entire body) and the immune responses combined with the damages done by the virus may produce these changes. Get some rest and if this does not begin to reverse itself in several more days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Should someone return to work or school after the stomach flu with a low fever? How long is someone contagious after showing symptoms?
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