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My 1yr old threw up last night and today complained his tummy hurt. Is there such a thing as a 1 day viral stomach flu?

Yes. Norovirus and other viruses can have a very short course. However, don't be surprised if it's not quite over yet. It may be, or he might develop diarrhea. For diarrhea or tummy pain, try bland foods such as the brat diet (bannas, rice, applesauce, toast) if he is agreeable to them. Read more...

Is the viral stomach flu a cuase of lymph node swelling?

Monitoring Centers. The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system by enlarging in response. Prolonged enlargement should be biopsied. If no problem, they shrink. Read more...

I have viral stomach flu but when I drink water it won't stay down?

Sips. Drink room temperature fluids and sip. If even those won't stay down and you are becoming weak you should be seen. You may need some anti nausea/vomiting medication and IV fluids. I hope this passes soon for you! Read more...

My 4 yr old daughter has had n/v/d x 5 days. She seems to be getting better. Should I be concerned? How long does a stomach flu last?

Gastroenteritis. According to the CDC, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). Is she feeling like her self or does she appear ill? Is she holding down fluids and Solids? Is she urinating regularly?. No dizziness when standing? If all, yes' than she likely is healing well. . 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 dies the stomach flu last in a 5 month old?

1-2 weeks. Usually a stomach virus will give you 1-2 days of vomiting, but the diarrhea can last 2 weeks. Make sure you maintain hydration. Urinating 3 x in a 24 hour period is a good sign. Read more...