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Is there a cure for stomach flu?

The stomach flu, or viral gastroenteritis, resolves itself within a few days to a week. Self-care to remain comfortable and to prevent complications from dehydration is important, but no medicines will speed the cure. Following recommended sanitation practices will stop the spread of the illness.

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