1 doctor weighed in:

How long is it normal for a stomach virus last?

1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. William Forsythe
Board Certified, Emergency Medicine
24 years in practice
171K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors