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Why Does My Stomach Still Hurt After The Flu
Post infection pain: Would suggest mediction side effects if you were taking nsaids (motrin Aleve (naproxen) being two brands) or Aspirin products also just like the rest of your body with aches and pains take a while to recover after bad infection your gut which is a big long muscle goes through the same aches. ...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
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
A few days or more: Most stomach viruses last a few days. A few such as rota virus can last a week or longer. Regardless of duration, if a stomach virus makes you dehydrated that can hurt you. And if you are vomiting green bile, or blood, or have bloody diarrhea, or severe stomach pains, you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Can happen: You can lose excess fluids through diarrhea and vomiting. If you are taking in few calories - you may be burning up glycogen which is stored in the liver. That also holds fluid - so can lose more fluids that way. In addition - you may be burning some muscle and fat. Ensure that you hydrate well. If you can't keep up with fluid losses IV hydration may be needed. ...Read more
I have the flu(i think), my right side abdomen hurts and my right testical hurts. Should i be worried? Thank you
Yes: The flu doesn't make your testicles hurt. Why do you think you have the flu? Is it because you have a fever and ache all over? If so, that could be just due to the fever. Fever and testicular pain means you may well have epididymitis or some other such infection and you may need antibiotics. Go see your doctor. I hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
In Nov.2013 got diagnosed with that was said was the flu lost 15 pounds in 6 days now over 2 years later still no weight gain and stomach issues?
See a GI expert: This requires extensive expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, I recommend GI evaluation. ...Read more
Threw up twice in one week after i had almost recovered from the stomach flu. Does this mean i'm still sick?
I have been sick with flu like symptoms now my face is swollen on oneside and coughing hurts under my stomach like a ball is there?
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