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When can I begin to eat normally again after a stomach virus?

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Dr. Christopher Hoffmann
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: It depends

Severe symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea should be resolved in less than a week.
However, gastroenteritis can cause injury to the lining of the small bowel which may take weeks to recover. During that time, you may be more sensitive to some foods, especially dairy products.

In brief: It depends

Severe symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea should be resolved in less than a week.
However, gastroenteritis can cause injury to the lining of the small bowel which may take weeks to recover. During that time, you may be more sensitive to some foods, especially dairy products.
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