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How long does a stomach flu last if viral?

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...
CDC says: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). Read more...

On average, how long will a stomach flu last?

Depends. Some viral infections last 24 hours, others 1 week. Sometimes the virus is cleared, but symptoms linger at a lower intensity and frequency for weeks to months. Symptoms lasting longer than 2 to 4 weeks should be evaluated by a health care provider. Read more...

How long can the stomach flu last in kids?

Longer in Kids. Acute gastroenteritis symptoms typically last longer in younger children. Avoid high sugar drinks and encourage complex carbohydrate foods while your child has diarrhea. Read more...

How long can the stomach flu last and not hurt you?

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...