Help for stomach flu?

Rest. Most viruses causing GI problems last inly a few days, drinking lots of fluids and rest are best.
Stomach flu. Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest.

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What can you do to help a stomach flu?

Fluids. Drink plenty of fluids, to stay hydrated. If you vomit or have diarrhea, replace the fluids lost. Make sure you urinate every 4-6 hours. Let it run its course and keep up with fluid losses. Read more...
Keep hydrated. Stomach flu is not a specific diagnosis, but a set of symptoms like nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The treatment would depend on the dominant symptom. However, you need to make sure that you keep hydrated. The so-called stomach flu is usually self-limited. Read more...
Accurate diagnosis? Hard to pinpoint a response, since your question is so nonspecific. Can't even be sure you have a "stomach flu." you may want to consider: what you ate at the time of symptom onset, the location of your symptoms, accompanying distress, exposures to sick individuals, stressors. Definitely see your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist, ; particularly if associated with "alarm signs.". Read more...
Gastroenteritis. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. Read more...

Help on "stomach flu" or viral gastroenteritis please! On the road without meds?

Flu on the road. Stomach flu. If you're on the road, i will assume you have access to a drug store at least for over-the-counter medications. For nausea, otc antihismanines like dramamine or Meclizine should help. For the diarrhea, otc immodium works very well. Otherwise, drink plenty of fluids, rest, and eat as much of a healthy diet as you can (you will recover faster). Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. Read more...

Will taking Zofran (ondansetron) help prevent the stomach flu going around here bad!

NO. Zofran (ondansetron) is simply for the naseau associated with the viral gastroeneteritis (stomach flu), and will not prevent the illness. Read more...
Zofran (ondansetron) No! zofran (ondansetron) is only used for symptoms of nausea/upset stomach. It is not used to treat or prevent any disease processes. Best advice is to wash your hands, wash your hands, and wash your hands if you come in contact with family or co-workers with illness. Read more...

Can you tell me how I could help to cure my stomach flu as soon as possible?

Not a cure - Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. Read more...

Please help! I have a stomach flu and I have a lot of pain. Would it be safe and affective to take a hydrocodone?

That is not the best. Course of action. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Rest. Read more...

How to cure stomach flu?

Stomach Flu. It tends to run it's course. Be gentle with your GI tract. Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. Read more...