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What is the fastest way to get over a stomach bug?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Gastroenteristis

Start w clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks.
Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.

In brief: Gastroenteristis

Start w clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks.
Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stomach "bug"

The majority of stomach "bugs" are due to viruses or food poisoning.
There is no use for antibiotics. The key to getting better is proper hydration and a bland diet.

In brief: Stomach "bug"

The majority of stomach "bugs" are due to viruses or food poisoning.
There is no use for antibiotics. The key to getting better is proper hydration and a bland diet.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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