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I have had a stomach bug for over a week now, I feel better

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I have had a stomach bug for over a week now, I feel better but I haven't been able to get back to eating regular. Even water makes my stomach start Churning I have only experienced Diarrhea and Nausea no vomiting. I have been avoiding Diary products but i don't know how to get my stomach back to normal. I am hungry and dehydrated.
JA: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: For a week and no vomiting but Nausea usually after a meal
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
How many times are you passing stool in a day now?
Is there any blood in it?
Did you try any medicine or consult doctor?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No haven't been to a doctor yet. Usually about 3 times a day now
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for all the information,
In most cases the infection is viral.
It usually passes off in 3-5 days.
Sometimes, bacterial or parasitic infection can be there.
I would suggest to take an examination by doctor as the symptoms are continuing.
A stool test, blood work would help to plan treatment.
Meanwhile, please try to keep good hydration.
Take plenty of fluid, oral rehydration solution, gatorade.
Urine output should be observed.
In dehydration, it will decrease.
Bland soft diet, rice, banana, toast can be taken.
Those are better tolerated.
Peptobismol can help in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
You can try it.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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