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Other Suggestions for Stomach Flu Treatment

Besides avoiding dehydration, other stomach flu treatment suggestions that may help relieve symptoms associated with the illness include the following:
 
  • Allow your digestive tract to settle by not eating for a few hours
  • Sip small amounts of clear liquids or suck on ice chips if vomiting is still a problem
  • Gradually reintroduce food, starting with bland, easy-to-digest food, like toast, broth, apples, bananas, and rice
  • Avoid dairy products, caffeine, and alcohol until recovery is complete
  • Get plenty of rest.
     
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