The stomach flu isn’t the flu. It’s really norovirus. And it’s super contagious. Here’s the right way to clean your house if someone in your house comes down with a bout of norovirus.
If you have a stomach bug that is lasting for weeks (or months), it could be post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome. Here’s how it’s diagnosed and treated.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Family medicine specialist Daniel Allan, MD, fields this one about how long norovirus lingers.
What’s causing your vomiting? Discover common triggers for adults, learn what to do after you throw up, and find out which warning signs should send you to the doctor.
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Many people with a bout of serious stomach troubles say they have a stomach flu. But it’s usually norovirus, the No. 1 cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food in the United States. Find out how you can avoid it.
Chicken with rice or a cup of Greek yogurt? Not sure which is the better pick when you have the stomach flu? Our expert helps sort out what to eat and what to skip.
How can you tell the difference between a regular tummy ache and something more serious? Get tips from a pediatric expert.
Find out how to protect your family from norovirus this winter. Our expert offers top tips.
Vomiting can be tied to different conditions that may pass on their own. In other cases, you may need a trip to the emergency room for intravenous fluids. Know when to worry and when to go to the doctor.