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There is a stomach virus going around NY. It goes away for

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There is a stomach virus going around NY. It goes away for a couple of days and then comes back. Can this be the virus or is something else wrong?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 years ago.

Hello. I would like to help you find an answer.


How long has it been going on for? This on/off diarrhea that is...

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
about 3 weeks on and off. also pain in stomach area. person is a conrolled diabetic 2. what should he eat?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 years ago.

I would stick with the BRAT diet.




Rice (wheat because of diabetes)


Applesauce (low sugar)


Toast (wheat because of diabetes)


That should do it.


3 weeks is a little long though. It could be something else like diverticulitis. I would get him checked out.


Could also be a medication if he is on metformin.


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