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DefinitionInflammatory process of viral origin that affects the stomach and small intestine; it is very frequent, especially in children who are more prone to complications, such as severe dehydration.
Most common symptoms and signs *
- Yellow Diarrhea
- Abdominal pain
- Muscle pains
- Abdominal swelling
- Abdominal gurgling
- Functional Meteorism
- Nausea and vomiting in the early stages of pregnancy
- Blood in the stool
- He retched
The typical symptoms of intestinal flu generally make their appearance following the ingestion of contaminated water or food, or after close contact with an infected individual. In this regard, hand washing is the most effective weapon for preventing symptoms, which can become serious for children and the elderly (greater risk of dehydration following conspicuous diarrhea and vomiting).