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Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)VViral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)EnglishInfectious Diseases;GastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Abdominal pain;Diarrhea;Fever;Headache;Vomiting2019-03-12T04:00:00ZLaurie Streitenberger, RN, BSc, CIC;Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC;Natasha Collia, MD10.000000000000048.1000000000000861.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Viral gastroenteritis, often called "stomach flu," is an infection that causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines. Learn the symptoms and treatment of viral gastroenteritis.</p><h2>What is viral gastroenteritis?</h2><p>Gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the stomach and small and large intestines. Viral gastroenteritis means the inflammation is caused by infection from a virus. It often causes <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> (throwing up), <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a> or both.</p><p>Viral gastroenteritis is often called "stomach flu," but it is not caused by the influenza virus. Viruses that cause viral gastroenteritis include rotaviruses, torovirus, adenoviruses, caliciviruses, astroviruses, and a group of Norwalk-like viruses.</p><h3>Viral gastroenteritis is NOT caused by any of the following, although the symptoms may be similar:</h3><ul><li>bacteria such as salmonella or E. coli </li><li>parasites such as Giardia </li><li>medications </li><li>other medical conditions </li></ul><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Viral gastroenteritis is an infection of the stomach and intestines, caused by a virus.</li><li>The main symptoms include diarrhea and vomiting.</li><li>Diarrhea and vomiting can cause a loss of fluids, also called dehydration.</li><li>If dehydration is severe, patients may have to be given fluid intravenously (IV) at the hospital.</li><li>Viral gastroenteritis can spread by sharing food, water and utensils. Frequent hand washing can help prevent the spread of infection to others.</li><li>Viral gastroenteritis is usually not a serious illness. However, people who have weak immune systems are at risk for more serious infection.</li></ul><h2>What are the symptoms of viral gastroenteritis?</h2><p>Diarrhea and vomiting are the main symptoms of viral gastroenteritis.</p><p>In addition to diarrhea and vomiting, a child with viral gastroenteritis may have the following symptoms. </p><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li>Stomach cramps or a sore stomach</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">Headache</a></li><li>Sore throat</li><li>Decreased activity level</li><li>Increased sleepiness</li><li>Decreased appetite </li></ul><p>In general, the symptoms begin one to two days after catching the virus. They can last for one to 10 days.</p><h2>Viral gastroenteritis can be spread</h2><h3>Viral gastroenteritis can spread through the following methods:</h3><ul><li>sharing food, water or eating utensils such as forks and knives with someone who has the virus</li><li>not washing hands after touching items that may have the virus on their surface</li><li>not washing hands after diaper changes or toileting</li></ul><p>It is important to clean and disinfect surfaces and items that your child touches, including toys, and wash laundry thoroughly to remove the virus from your home. </p><h2>Anyone can catch viral gastroenteritis</h2><p>People of all ages and backgrounds can get viral gastroenteritis. However, different groups often get different viruses:</p><ul><li>Babies and toddlers tend to get rotaviruses and torovirus more often. </li><li>Adenoviruses and astroviruses tend to cause diarrhea mostly in young children. </li><li>Norwalk-like viruses are more likely to cause diarrhea in older children and adults. </li></ul><h2>Treating viral gastroenteritis</h2><p>The best treatment for viral gastroenteritis in children and adults is to prevent <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">dehydration</a>. Dehydration happens when more fluid leaves the body than enters it.</p><h3>Symptoms of dehydration include:</h3><ul><li>Dry, cracked lips and a dry or sticky mouth </li><li>Thirst </li><li>Low or no urine output; concentrated urine appears dark yellow </li><li>Not producing tears </li><li>Being fussy or cranky </li><li>Seeming bored or uninterested </li><li>Headache </li><li>Dizziness </li><li>Cramps </li><li>Chills </li><li>Fatigue </li></ul><h3>In severe cases, dehydration can cause:</h3><ul><li>Sunken eyes </li><li>Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on the top of a baby's head </li><li>Nausea or vomiting </li><li>Irritability</li><li>Lethargy (little to no energy)</li></ul><p>If your child becomes severely dehydrated, they may need to be treated at the hospital. In the hospital, fluids can be replaced through an intravenous line (IV) if necessary. </p><h2>Viral gastroenteritis is rarely a serious illness</h2><p>For most people, viral gastroenteritis is not a serious illness. People who get viral gastroenteritis almost always recover completely without any long-term problems. How fast a child recovers from viral gastroenteritis partly depends on which virus is causing the illness.</p><p>Viral gastroenteritis can be a serious illness in people who are unable to drink enough fluids to replace what they lose through vomiting or diarrhea. Babies, young children, and people who are unable to care for themselves, such as the disabled or elderly, are at risk for dehydration from losing too much of the body's water.</p><p>People with immune system problems are at risk for dehydration because they may get more severe symptoms, including more vomiting and diarrhea. People with severe symptoms may need to stay in the hospital to treat or prevent dehydration.</p><h2>If your child is in hospital, help stop viral gastroenteritis from spreading</h2><ul><li>Your child may be placed in a single room and will not be able to visit the playroom until they are feeling better. </li><li>Wash your hands often before and after touching your child and before leaving your child's room. Expect hand washing by hospital staff as well. </li><li>If you or anyone else who has visited becomes ill with symptoms of viral gastroenteritis, let your child's doctor or nurse know.</li><li>If your child has symptoms of viral gastroenteritis and they are in the hospital, all staff caring for your child should wear gloves and a gown. </li></ul>
病毒性胃肠炎(胃肠型感冒)病毒性胃肠炎(胃肠型感冒)Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)ChineseSimplifiedGastrointestinal;Infectious DiseasesChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Abdominal pain;Diarrhea;Fever;Headache;Vomiting2019-03-12T04:00:00ZLaurie Streitenberger, RN, BSc, CIC;Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC;Natasha Collia, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>病毒性胃肠炎也称胃肠型感冒,是引起胃部和肠道发炎的一种感染。阅读本文,了解病毒性胃肠炎的症状和治疗方法。</p><h2>什么是病毒性胃肠炎?</h2><p>胃肠炎是指胃部、小肠和大肠发生炎症。如果炎症是由病毒感染引起,则称为病毒性胃肠炎,常会引起患者<a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=ChineseSimplified">呕吐</a>和/或<a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=ChineseSimplified">腹泻</a>。</p><p>病毒性胃肠炎常被称作“胃肠型感冒”,但这一病症并非由流感病毒引起。引起病毒性胃肠炎的病毒包括:轮状病毒、曲状病毒、腺病毒、杯状病毒、星状病毒,以及诺瓦克样病毒的其中一组。</p><h3>尽管可能引发类似症状,但以下各项均不是病毒性胃肠炎的致病原:</h3><ul><li>细菌(沙门氏菌、大肠杆菌等)</li><li>寄生虫(贾第鞭毛虫等)</li><li>药物</li><li>其他病症</li></ul><h2>要点</h2><ul><li>病毒性胃肠炎是由病毒引起的胃部和肠道感染。</li><li>主要症状包括腹泻和呕吐。</li><li>腹泻和呕吐可导致体液流失,也称为脱水。</li><li>脱水严重者,可能需要在医院接受静脉滴注(IV)。</li><li>病毒性胃肠炎可通过共享食物、共饮水或共用餐具传播。勤洗手有助于预防病毒传播。</li><li>一般来说,病毒性胃肠炎不是严重疾病,但免疫系统功能较弱者发生感染的风险更高。</li></ul>
病毒性胃腸炎(胃腸型感冒)病毒性胃腸炎(胃腸型感冒)Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)ChineseTraditionalGastrointestinal;Infectious DiseasesChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Abdominal pain;Diarrhea;Fever;Headache;Vomiting2019-03-12T04:00:00ZLaurie Streitenberger, RN, BSc, CIC;Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC;Natasha Collia, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>病毒性胃腸炎也稱胃腸型感冒,是引起胃部和腸道發炎的一種感染。閱讀本文,瞭解病毒性胃腸炎的症狀和治療方法。</p><h2>什麼是病毒性胃腸炎?</h2><p>胃腸炎是指胃部、小腸和大腸發生炎症。如果炎症是由病毒感染引起,則稱為病毒性胃腸炎,常會引起患者嘔吐和/或腹瀉。</p><p>病毒性胃腸炎常被稱作「胃腸型感冒」,但這一病症並非由流感病毒引起。引起病毒性胃腸炎的病毒包括:輪狀病毒、曲狀病毒、腺病毒、杯狀病毒、星狀病毒,以及諾瓦克樣病毒的其中一組。</p><h3>儘管可能引發類似症狀,但以下各項均不是病毒性胃腸炎的致病原:</h3><ul><li>細菌(沙門氏菌、大腸桿菌等)<br></li><li>寄生蟲(賈第鞭毛蟲等)</li><li>藥物</li><li>其他病症</li></ul><h2>要點</h2><ul><li>病毒性胃腸炎是由病毒引起的胃部和腸道感染。</li><li>主要症狀包括腹瀉和嘔吐。</li><li>腹瀉和嘔吐可導致體液流失,也稱為脫水。</li><li>脫水嚴重者,可能需要在醫院接受靜脈滴注(IV)。</li><li>病毒性胃腸炎可通過共享食物、共飲水或共用餐具傳播。勤洗手有助於預防病毒傳播。</li><li>一般來說,病毒性胃腸炎不是嚴重疾病,但免疫系統功能較弱者發生感染的風險更高。</li></ul>
Gastroentérite viraleGGastroentérite viraleViral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)FrenchInfectious DiseasesChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Abdominal pain;Diarrhea;Fever;Headache;Vomiting2019-03-12T04:00:00ZLaurie Streitenberger, RN, BSc, CIC;Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPCHealth (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>La gastroentérite virale, souvent appelée « grippe intestinale » est une infection qui cause l’inflammation de l’estomac et des intestins. Apprenez quels sont les symptômes et le traitement de la gastroentérite virale.</p><h2>Qu'est-ce que la gastroentérite virale?</h2><p>La gastroentérite est une inflammation de l'estomac, de l'intestin grêle et du gros intestin. Le terme « viral » signifie que l'inflammation est causée par un virus. Elle provoque souvent des <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=French">vomissements</a> ou la <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=French">diarrhée</a>. </p><p>La gastroentérite virale est souvent appelée « grippe intestinale », mais elle n'est pas causée par le virus de la grippe. La maladie peut être causée par différents groupes de virus, comme les rotavirus, les torovirus, les adénoviruses, les calicivirus, les astrovirus et un groupe de virus apparentés au virus de Norwalk.</p><h3>La gastroentérite virale n'est PAS causée par l'un ou l'autre des facteurs suivants, bien que les symptômes puissent se ressembler :</h3><ul><li>des bactéries comme la salmonelle ou E. coli;</li><li>des parasites comme le Giardia;</li><li>des médicaments;</li><li>d'autres problèmes de santé.</li></ul><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>La gastroentérite virale est une infection de l'estomac et des intestins causée par un virus.</li> <li>Les principaux symptômes comprennent la diarrhée et les vomissements.<br></li> <li>La diarrhée et les vomissements peuvent causer une perte de liquides, aussi appelée déshydratation.</li> <li>Les patients souffrant d'une grave déshydratation peuvent se voir administrer des liquides par voie intraveineuse (IV) à l'hôpital.</li> <li>La gastroentérite virale peut se propager par le partage de nourriture, d'eau et d'ustensiles. Le fréquent lavage de mains peut aider à prévenir la propagation de l'infections.</li> <li>En règle générale, la gastroentérite virale n'est pas une maladie grave, mais les personnes dont le système immunitaire est affaibli sont à risque de contracter une infection plus grave.</li> </ul><h2>Quels sont les principaux symptômes de la gastroentérite virale?<br></h2><p>La diarrhée et les vomissements sont les principaux symptômes de la gastroentérite virale.</p><p>En plus de la diarrhée et des vomissements, un enfant atteint de gastroentérite virale peut aussi présenter :</p><ul><li>de la <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=French">fièvre</a>;</li><li>des crampes ou des douleurs à l’estomac;</li><li>des <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=French">maux de tête</a>;</li><li>un mal de gorge;</li><li>un ralentissement de ses activités;</li><li>de la somnolence;</li><li>une perte d’appétit.</li></ul><p>En général, les symptômes se manifestent un ou deux jours après que la personne a contracté le virus et peuvent perdurer de un à dix jours.</p><h2>La gastroentérite virale est contagieuse</h2><h3>La gastroentérite se propage par l'un des moyens suivants :</h3><ul><li>le partage d'aliments, d'eau ou d'ustensiles comme des fourchettes et des couteaux avec une personne atteinte du virus;</li><li>l'omission de se laver les mains après avoir touché des objets qui peuvent porter le virus;</li><li>l'omission de se laver les mains après avoir changé des couches ou aidé un enfant à aller aux toilettes.</li></ul><p>Il est important de bien nettoyer et de désinfecter les surfaces et les articles à la portée de votre enfant, y compris ses jouets, et de faire soigneusement la lessive afin d’éliminer le virus de votre foyer.</p><h2>Tout le monde peut contracter la gastroentérite virale</h2><p>Tout le monde, peu importe son âge ou son origine, peut contracter le virus de la gastroentérite virale. Cependant, les virus contractés peuvent varier selon l’âge :</p><ul><li>les bébés et les tout-petits ont tendance à contracter plus souvent les rotavirus et les torovirus;</li><li>les adénovirus et les astrovirus ont tendance à surtout provoquer la diarrhée chez les jeunes enfants;</li><li>les virus de type Norwalk ont tendance à provoquer de la diarrhée chez les enfants plus âgés et chez les adultes.</li></ul><h2>Traiter la gastroentérite virale</h2><p>Le plus important pour traiter la gastroentérite virale chez les enfants et les adultes est de prévenir la <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=French">déshydratation</a>, qui correspond à une perte importante de liquides.<br></p><h3>Les symptômes de déshydratation comprennent :<br></h3><ul><li>des lèvres sèches et craquelées ainsi qu’une bouche sèche ou poisseuse;</li><li>la soif;</li><li>un faible débit d'urine ou l'absence d'urine (l'urine est concentrée et jaune foncé);</li><li>l'absence de larmes;</li><li>de l'irritabilité ou de la mauvaise humeur;</li><li>de l'ennui ou désintéressement apparents;</li><li>des maux de tête;</li><li>des étourdissements;</li><li>des crampes;</li><li>des frissons;</li><li>de la fatigue.</li></ul><h3>La déshydratation avancée peut causer :</h3><ul><li>l'enfoncement des yeux;</li><li>l'enfoncement de la fontanelle, la région molle sur le dessus de la tête d'un bébé;</li><li>des nausées ou des vomissements;</li><li>de l'irritabilité;</li><li>de la léthargie.</li></ul><p>Si votre enfant est très déshydraté, il pourrait devoir être traité à l'hôpital, où l'on administre des liquides par un cathéter intraveineux (IV) au besoin.</p><h2>La gastroentérite virale est rarement une maladie grave</h2><p>Pour la plupart des gens, la gastroentérite virale n'est pas une maladie grave. Les gens atteints se rétablissent presque toujours complètement sans présenter de séquelles à long terme. La rapidité du rétablissement de votre enfant dépend du virus qui a causé la maladie.</p><p>La gastroentérite virale peut être une maladie grave chez les personnes qui ne sont pas en mesure de boire suffisamment pour remplacer les fluides corporels perdus par les vomissements ou la diarrhée. Les bébés, les jeunes enfants et les personnes non autonomes, comme les personnes présentant une déficience ou les personnes âgées, sont à risque de se déshydrater après une perte importante de fluides corporels. </p><p>Les personnes dont le système immunitaire est compromis sont à risque de déshydratation parce qu'elles peuvent éprouver des symptômes plus graves, dont de la diarrhée et des vomissements importants. Ces personnes pourraient devoir demeurer à l'hôpital afin de remédier à la déshydratation ou la prévenir.</p><h2>Si votre enfant est hospitalisé, contribuez à freiner la propagation de la gastroentérite virale</h2><ul><li>Il se peut que votre enfant soit placé dans une chambre individuelle et qu’il ne soit pas autorisé à fréquenter la salle de jeux jusqu’à ce qu’il se sente mieux.</li><li>Lavez-vous souvent les mains avant et après tout contact avec votre enfant. Lavez-vous également les mains avant de quitter sa chambre. Les employés de l’hôpital devraient également suivre ces consignes.</li><li>Si vous ou une autre personne présentez des symptômes de la gastroentérite virale après une visite, faites-en part au médecin ou à l’infirmière.</li><li>Si votre enfant présente des symptômes de la gastroentérite virale pendant son séjour à l’hôpital, tout le personnel responsable de ses soins devrait porter des gants et une blouse d’hôpital.<br></li></ul>

 

 

Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)907.000000000000Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)VEnglishInfectious Diseases;GastrointestinalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Stomach;Small Intestine;Large Intestine/ColonImmune systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)Abdominal pain;Diarrhea;Fever;Headache;Vomiting2019-03-12T04:00:00ZLaurie Streitenberger, RN, BSc, CIC;Anne Matlow, MD, FRCPC;Natasha Collia, MD10.000000000000048.1000000000000861.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Viral gastroenteritis, often called "stomach flu," is an infection that causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines. Learn the symptoms and treatment of viral gastroenteritis.</p><h2>What is viral gastroenteritis?</h2><p>Gastroenteritis is the inflammation of the stomach and small and large intestines. Viral gastroenteritis means the inflammation is caused by infection from a virus. It often causes <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a> (throwing up), <a href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">diarrhea</a> or both.</p><p>Viral gastroenteritis is often called "stomach flu," but it is not caused by the influenza virus. Viruses that cause viral gastroenteritis include rotaviruses, torovirus, adenoviruses, caliciviruses, astroviruses, and a group of Norwalk-like viruses.</p><h3>Viral gastroenteritis is NOT caused by any of the following, although the symptoms may be similar:</h3><ul><li>bacteria such as salmonella or E. coli </li><li>parasites such as Giardia </li><li>medications </li><li>other medical conditions </li></ul><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Viral gastroenteritis is an infection of the stomach and intestines, caused by a virus.</li><li>The main symptoms include diarrhea and vomiting.</li><li>Diarrhea and vomiting can cause a loss of fluids, also called dehydration.</li><li>If dehydration is severe, patients may have to be given fluid intravenously (IV) at the hospital.</li><li>Viral gastroenteritis can spread by sharing food, water and utensils. Frequent hand washing can help prevent the spread of infection to others.</li><li>Viral gastroenteritis is usually not a serious illness. However, people who have weak immune systems are at risk for more serious infection.</li></ul><h2>What are the symptoms of viral gastroenteritis?</h2><p>Diarrhea and vomiting are the main symptoms of viral gastroenteritis.</p><p>In addition to diarrhea and vomiting, a child with viral gastroenteritis may have the following symptoms. </p><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li>Stomach cramps or a sore stomach</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=29&language=English">Headache</a></li><li>Sore throat</li><li>Decreased activity level</li><li>Increased sleepiness</li><li>Decreased appetite </li></ul><p>In general, the symptoms begin one to two days after catching the virus. They can last for one to 10 days.</p><h2>Viral gastroenteritis can be spread</h2><h3>Viral gastroenteritis can spread through the following methods:</h3><ul><li>sharing food, water or eating utensils such as forks and knives with someone who has the virus</li><li>not washing hands after touching items that may have the virus on their surface</li><li>not washing hands after diaper changes or toileting</li></ul><p>It is important to clean and disinfect surfaces and items that your child touches, including toys, and wash laundry thoroughly to remove the virus from your home. </p><h2>Anyone can catch viral gastroenteritis</h2><p>People of all ages and backgrounds can get viral gastroenteritis. However, different groups often get different viruses:</p><ul><li>Babies and toddlers tend to get rotaviruses and torovirus more often. </li><li>Adenoviruses and astroviruses tend to cause diarrhea mostly in young children. </li><li>Norwalk-like viruses are more likely to cause diarrhea in older children and adults. </li></ul><h2>Treating viral gastroenteritis</h2><p>The best treatment for viral gastroenteritis in children and adults is to prevent <a href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">dehydration</a>. Dehydration happens when more fluid leaves the body than enters it.</p><h3>Symptoms of dehydration include:</h3><ul><li>Dry, cracked lips and a dry or sticky mouth </li><li>Thirst </li><li>Low or no urine output; concentrated urine appears dark yellow </li><li>Not producing tears </li><li>Being fussy or cranky </li><li>Seeming bored or uninterested </li><li>Headache </li><li>Dizziness </li><li>Cramps </li><li>Chills </li><li>Fatigue </li></ul><h3>In severe cases, dehydration can cause:</h3><ul><li>Sunken eyes </li><li>Sunken fontanelle (soft spot) on the top of a baby's head </li><li>Nausea or vomiting </li><li>Irritability</li><li>Lethargy (little to no energy)</li></ul><p>If your child becomes severely dehydrated, they may need to be treated at the hospital. In the hospital, fluids can be replaced through an intravenous line (IV) if necessary. </p><h2>Viral gastroenteritis is rarely a serious illness</h2><p>For most people, viral gastroenteritis is not a serious illness. People who get viral gastroenteritis almost always recover completely without any long-term problems. How fast a child recovers from viral gastroenteritis partly depends on which virus is causing the illness.</p><p>Viral gastroenteritis can be a serious illness in people who are unable to drink enough fluids to replace what they lose through vomiting or diarrhea. Babies, young children, and people who are unable to care for themselves, such as the disabled or elderly, are at risk for dehydration from losing too much of the body's water.</p><p>People with immune system problems are at risk for dehydration because they may get more severe symptoms, including more vomiting and diarrhea. People with severe symptoms may need to stay in the hospital to treat or prevent dehydration.</p><h2>You can prevent viral gastroenteritis with good hand washing</h2> <h3>To avoid catching or spreading viral gastroenteritis, you should do the following things:</h3> <ul> <li>Wash hands well and often. This is especially important at hospitals and other medical facilities. </li> <li>Do not visit anyone in hospital when you are ill with symptoms of viral gastroenteritis. Ask other family members and friends to do the same. </li> </ul><h2>If your child is in hospital, help stop viral gastroenteritis from spreading</h2><ul><li>Your child may be placed in a single room and will not be able to visit the playroom until they are feeling better. </li><li>Wash your hands often before and after touching your child and before leaving your child's room. Expect hand washing by hospital staff as well. </li><li>If you or anyone else who has visited becomes ill with symptoms of viral gastroenteritis, let your child's doctor or nurse know.</li><li>If your child has symptoms of viral gastroenteritis and they are in the hospital, all staff caring for your child should wear gloves and a gown. </li></ul><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/viral_gastroenteritis_flu.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/viral_gastroenteritis_flu.jpgstomachfluViral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)False Stomach flu is an infection that causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines. Learn the symptoms and treatment of stomach flu.

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