Stomach bloated after stomach flu? What is happening?

Bloating. After a stomach bug, the ability to digest is limited. Gas and bloating is often a result of this. Try to eat bland and limit your intake of milk products and fatty food.

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After a bout of the 'stomach flu', is it normal to feel bloated and gassy for several days? My stomach still doesn't feel 100%.

Gastroenteritis. It is not unusual to have lingering effects of gastroenteritis for several days following the acute bout. The general trend should be to continually improve, however. If your symptoms persist longer than 4-5 days or if you worsen again, you should see your doctor. Drink plenty of fluids in the meantime. Good luck. Read more...

I just got over the stomach flu, when I eat, my stomach is bloated to the top of my chest and I have yet to use the bathroom in 3 days. Drank lots wate?

Yes and . . . I'd also recommend decreasing lactose (milk/yogurt) for the next few weeks as the flora has changed. Increase your fiber with fruits, which will also help in rehydration. Read more...
Keep hydrated . Its a good things to stay well hydrated. Sounds like a trip to our primary care provider this week is in order. Hope this helps! Read more...

36 hours post nasty stomach flu (heavy vomiting and diahrrea), still bloated with headache. Best way to relieve symptoms?

Clear fluids. Try resting consuming only clear fluids such as gatorade and chicken broth. Try tylenol (acetaminophen) for the headache. Read more...
Take it easy, rest. Take it easy and have good and plenty of rest. No solid diet for 2-3 days lliquids like gato, apple juice, ice tea non caffeinated. Rice and yogurt clear chicken soup etc tylenol (acetaminophen) only for headache and pain. No Motrin or like medications this should go away gradually and you should feel better with in 2 -3 days. Read more...

Really constipated and bloated after a bad day and a half of stomach flu, Thursday, it's now sat, nothin? Only had tea lemon fruit? And mostly water

Diarrhea yesterday? Did you have diarrhea? If so and if you have not been eating, you simply do not have any stool to pass. If your stomach is better, you should have a plain baked potato with applesauce or plain rice with applesauce. Continue drinking clear fluids till tomorrow, then if better, increase our diet slowly to your routine in next 2 days. Careful hand washing, as most diarrhea issues can be contagiou. Read more...
Take it easy. It can take a day or two to recover from a stomach upset. Stick with liquids for now, advance as tolerated to bland foods. Signs that you need medical attention would be fever, worsening abdominal pain, and repeated vomiting. If you are still able to pass gas and do not have those symptoms just take it easy, rest, and let your body heal. Read more...
Stomach flu. Your stomach slows down a bit after a case of what is commonly referred to as stomach flu. Try some OTC products with ginger, mint and probiotics to get your gut mucosa heal from the insult. Once your oral intake has resumed you should get 'normal results' back in no time.Feel better! Read more...

Caught stomach flu 4 days ago. Not vomiting anymore. Good appetite, fiber, drink lot of water. Really bloated, no bowel movements since 2 days! Feel bad?

Takes time. "Stomach flu" takes some time to get over. It is common to not have a BM for a few days as there is not much left in the intestines. A bland diet will reduce the bloating. Slowly start adding fiber as the bloating improves. Read more...