Description: Signs and symptoms. Norovirus infection is characterized by nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea, abdominal pain, and in some cases, loss of taste.A person usually develops symptoms of gastroenteritis 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to norovirus. General lethargy, weakness, muscle aches, headaches, and low-grade fevers may occur.
Description: Norovirus infection facts What is a norovirus? What causes a norovirus infection? How are norovirus infections transmitted? What are norovirus infection symptoms and signs in adults, children, and babies?; What is the incubation period for a norovirus infection? How long are people infected with norovirus contagious?
Description: Food poisoning symptoms include diarrhea, fever, upset stomach, cramps, and vomiting and can be severe. Onset of symptoms can be hours or days after eating contaminated food.
Description: Definitions Norovirus: The most recent term for all “Norwalk-like viruses” Stomach flu: Norovirus – actually a misnomer, as these viruses are not and never were influenza or “flu.” Stomach viruses: Noroviruses Winter viruses: Noroviruses Winter vomiting flu: Noroviruses Gastroenteritis: An illness of the gastro-intestinal tract that involves vomiting and diarrhea – these symptoms ...
Description: Recreational water illnesses (RWIs) are caused by germs spread by swallowing, breathing in mists or aerosols of, or having contact with contaminated water in swimming pools, hot tubs, water parks, water play areas, interactive fountains, lakes, rivers, or oceans.
Description: Burkholderia cepacia . Burkholderia cepacia [burk-hōld–er–ee-uh si−pay−shee−uh] is the name for a group or “complex” of bacteria that can be found in soil and water.Burkholderia cepacia bacteria are often resistant to common antibiotics.Burkholderia cepacia poses little medical risk to healthy people; however, it is a known cause of infections in hospitalized patients.
Description: The rhinovirus is the cause of the common cold in an estimated 30 to 35 percent of all adults. This eMedTV article explains how this virus is transmitted and offers treatment tips and prevention strategies.
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Description: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal & functional bowel disorder causing diarrhea, abdominal pain, cramps, bloating & gas. A diet rich in cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, wasabi, arugela, kale), and and legumes (black, fava, lental, lima, and kidney beans; and edamame) may trigger IBS symptoms.
Description: Children, the elderly, smokers, and people with serious health problems tend to suffer longer when they get colds. If cold symptoms persist or keep coming back, the culprit could be allergies ...
Description: Diarrhea is a common symptom of a gastrointestinal problem, characterized by frequent, loose stools that may occur with stomach pain, cramping, nausea, and vomiting. Learn about laboratory tests used to help diagnose common causes of diarrhea.
Description: Diarrhea can range from mild to severe and can be dangerous in children. Find out what you can do to treat symptoms and when to call your doctor.
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Description: Do you have a stomach bug or food poisoning? Discriminating between the two can be difficult. A stomach bug and food poisoning can be commonly confused for one another. While they may look similar ...
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Description: Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, sneezing, and feeling tired. These symptoms typically begin two days after exposure to the virus and most last less than a week.
Description: Changing your diet can have a huge impact on acid reflux symptoms, which include heartburn, dry cough and vomiting. Here are some foods to consider adding to your diet to help.
Description: The term “chills” refers to a feeling of being cold without an apparent cause. You get this feeling when your muscles repeatedly expand and contract and the vessels in your skin constrict.
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Description: Explains how the lactate test is used, when a lactate test is ordered, and what the results of a lactate test might mean. The lactate test is primarily ordered to help determine if someone has lactic acidosis, a level of lactate that is high enough to disrupt a person's acid-base (ph) balance.
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