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Recovering from stomach flu. Severe calf cramps. What diet should I follow?

Hi I am a usually heathy 36 year old mom..recently my whole family suffered the stomach flu . Myself being The last to catch the dreaded virus! I have had it the longest. I m going on day 4 now having sever calf cramps And rumbling stomach still can t keep any food down not even a banana. Besides for pushing the liquids ie: water and Gatorade, What do you suggest?
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Hi, I think you should take proper antibiotics to get relief from abdominal infection. Calf cramps can be due to dehydration and electrolyte losses that occur due to diarrhea. Trying taking liquids with Electrolyte powder like ORS or take lemon water with salt and sugar or juices like orange juice .Try taking probiotics and semisolid diet.Hope it helps.
Answered: Fri, 27 Dec 2013
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