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Can i pass out or go into shock or something from not eating in five days? I had a stomach virus but i kept hydrated well with pedialite and gatorade

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Unusual

It is unusual for healthy adults to become dehydrated from stomach viruses, especially if you're able to drink fluids.
Eating food is less important than fluids, but of course if you continue to vomit you should seek medical attention. It may not be a stomach virus after all.

In brief: Unusual

It is unusual for healthy adults to become dehydrated from stomach viruses, especially if you're able to drink fluids.
Eating food is less important than fluids, but of course if you continue to vomit you should seek medical attention. It may not be a stomach virus after all.
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