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Norwalk virus and complications

About

Norovirus infection is a type of viral gastroenteritis. It can cause severe vomiting and diarrhoea.
Most people recover in one or two days and have no long-term health effects. [1]

- It is highly contagious.
- At present there is no vaccine to prevent human norovirus infection
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Treatable by medical professional
- A stool test may be required.

Methods of transmission are through eating contaminated food, drinking contaminated water, being in contact with a person who has norovirus infection, touching hand to mouth after it has been in contact with the contaminated surface. It mostly occurs in a closed and crowded environment such as hospitals, nursing homes, and schools.

Symptoms

- Nausea
- Vomiting
- Watery or loose diarrhoea
- Malaise
- Chills
- Fatigue
- Low-grade fever
- Muscle pain
- Abdominal pain or cramps

Treatment

Self-care:
- Eat a small and bland diet that may limit vomiting such as soup, banana, and yogurt.
- Take plenty of fluids.

Medication: Doctors may prescribe medicines to prevent vomiting or diarrhoea.

Specialist: It is necessary to get the condition checked by a specialist. If it worsens, it can lead to dehydration. Contact mfine and come on board to get the holistic treatment. We make sure to give the best treatment so that you can get a healthy body as soon as possible.

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

Dr. Nagarjuna Yarlagadda

MD- General Medicine, DM (Gastro) (PGI)

34+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

Dr. Venugopal Pareek

MS, DNB, FBMS, FIAGES, FAIS, FMAS

20+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Datta Ram

Dr. Datta Ram

MS, MRCS (Edin), DNB (Surgical Gastroenterology)

15+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals

Hyderabad

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

Dr. Maruthesh Gowda

MRCS(London), FRCS(London)

15+ years exp

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Koshys Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

Dr. Prithvi Priyadarshini

MD (Internal Medicine), DNB, DM (Gastroenterology)

14+ years exp

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Axon Specialty Hospital

Bangalore

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Swathi G

Dr. Swathi G

MD (General Medicine), DM (Gastroenterology)

7+ years exp

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Sunshine Hospitals, Secunderabad

Hyderabad

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