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The "enter" part. Gastritis only involves the stomach (like vomiting), whereas gastroenteritis involves botht he stomach and the intestines...
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drink water, chamomile teaif your stomach is empty - should eat something small: bread, potatoif you have blue mentos can help toothis is only quick...
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Here is a straight answer. If you have a newborn that YOU diagnoses as having the "stomach flu", then go STRAIGHT to your pediatrician so...
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I'm sorry you're going through this, and it's good of you to be concerned for the health and safety of others in your household.Yes, as...
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The typical VIRAL gastroenteritis lasts about a week with the first three to four days being the worst.  There are other types of...
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The stomach flu is the informal name for gastrointestinal illnesses caused by any number of different microbes. It has no relation to actual...
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There’s no such thing, despite the fact that you've heard people complain they have "stomach flu." You may have complained about it yourself after a...
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Fast. It could less than a day, or up to two days. Most cases of gastroenteritis are viral. Not everyone who is exposed will get it (many adults may...
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It can be very serious and gastroenteritis lasting more than a week really should be assessed by a physician. Most food poisoning will...
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Besides the nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, symptoms of gastroenteritis can include a low-grade fever of about 99 degrees. The diarrhea is typically...
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Yes, as long as you stay WELL HYDRATED.  The viruses that cause "stomach flu" (viral gastroenteritis) would not likely go through your...
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I think you need to see a doctor after 3 weeks of vomiting. This sounds like more then the flu or gastroenteritis. Could you possibly be pregnant? I...
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The good news is that most cases of gastroenteritis go away on their own, especially if caused by a virus, says Jay Solnick, MD, professor of...
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While it's commonly called the "stomach flu," viral gastroenteritis has nothing to do with the actual flu. Cramps, diarrhea, and vomiting...
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The term gastroenteritis is broad even when used by doctors, says Jay Solnick, MD, professor of medicine and an infectious disease specialist at the...