How long does a stomach virus last in infants?

Answer "Stomach flu" is not a flu at all, but is called gastroenteritis and encompasses bacteria and viruses from rotavirus and adenovirus to Salmonella and E. coli. Generally, the stomach flu will last i... Read More »

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How long can a stomach virus be on surfaces?

Go and clean and just use gloves and be careful about washing your hands. The virus can live for a week or more on hard surfaces. Just be careful. Read here. Read More »

How long does a pediatric stomach virus last?

A pediatric stomach virus, or gastroenteritis, usually lasts about two to three days. Symptoms of a stomach virus include diarrhea, vomiting, cramping and sometimes a fever. It's important to make ... Read More »

How long can a stomach virus last on surfaces?

It can last up to a week sometimes. Just make sure you wear gloves and be very careful about handwashing. Go to your job.

How long is a stomach virus contagious to other people?

Noroviruses, the viruses that most often cause people to develop the stomach flu, are contagious for between three days and two weeks after someone contracts one of them, according to the Mayo Clin... Read More »