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Old 12-12-2007, 06:02 PM   #1
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how long before you catch the stomach flu from someone that is infected

how long before you catch the stomach flu from someone that is infected

 
Old 12-12-2007, 11:53 PM   #2
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Re: how long before you catch the stomach flu from someone that is infected

Hi..it's not technically a flu which is respiratory.. but gastrointestinal virus or bacteria that's spread via hand to mouth.

If you're infected, you'll have symptoms within anywhere from 12 hours to 4 days. Sometimes a person who is infected, but symptoms have ceased, will still be somewhat contagious for up to 2 weeks through feces.

Keep the toilet/sink taps/bathroom clean. Change towels often. Don't share towels/utensils/cups..etc.

Don't put your hands in your mouth...it's amazing how many times we can touch our mouths/lick our fingers innocently.

It cah be picked up anywhere via surfaces that have the virus/bacteria on them...

hope you don't get it....I've had it only a few times in my lifetime...horrible.

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