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What are the usual symptoms of having gastroenteritis?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
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In brief: Vomiting and diarhea

Most often it is caused by a virus but can be bacterial.
The symptoms range from diarrhea cramping vomiting and sometimes fever. Nausea is often part of the symptoms.

In brief: Vomiting and diarhea

Most often it is caused by a virus but can be bacterial.
The symptoms range from diarrhea cramping vomiting and sometimes fever. Nausea is often part of the symptoms.
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Sx's

Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade).
Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days.

In brief: Sx's

Gastroenteritis symptoms may include: diarrhea , nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, headaches, muscular aches & pains as well as fever (low grade).
Bloody stools are not usually associated with gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of 1 to 10 days (depending on the specific virus). The average is 1 to 3 days.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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