Had stomach flu for 5 days. Day 1 vomiting and diarrhea and bad stomach pain. Day 2 diarrhea and abdominal pain. Still have abdominal pain and gas.

Gastroenteritis. A viral gastroenteritis is likely. Treatment consists of resting, drinking adequate amounts of room temperature fluids including flat ginger ale to settle nausea, light diet of broths and saltine crackers, no roughage, kaopectate to control diarrhea and Tylenol to relieve aches and pains. Symptoms should gradually improve over a few days. See your MD if abdominal pain persists or symptoms worsen.