What are the treatment options for stomach flu?

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The primary treatment for stomach flu is to avoid dehydration and to stay comfortable. You should be careful to replenish the liquids and electrolytes that have been lost due to the diarrhea and vomiting, but you should also allow your stomach to rest. Do not use pain relievers as they may cause more upset to the stomach. When your stomach begins to settle, try to drink clear liquids, eat bland foods, and avoid fatty or heavily seasoned foods.

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Digestive Diseases

Digestive diseases, also known as gastrointestinal diseases, are disorders that affect your esophagus, stomach and small and large intestines. The symptoms of digestive diseases vary widely depending on which part of your digestiv...

e system is affected. Generally symptoms can be blood in your stool, a change in bowel habits, pain, weight loss or heartburn that is not relieved by antacids. See you doctor if you have any of these signs of digestive disease.
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