Gastroenteritis is a viral or bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the gut. It is also called as stomach flu. The most common symptoms of gastroenteritis are abdominal cramps and pain, vomiting, watery stools, fever, and nausea.

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I am vomiting for past three days and having loose bowel movements. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 23-years-old female. I have been vomiting for the past three days and also having loose bowel movements. I sometimes cannot stand the smell of certain foods. I find it very easy to fall asleep.  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If sexually active, it might be due to pregnancy. Get a home test to rule it out. If not pregnant, then, could be acute gastroenteritis. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss the suggestions and take the treatment with consent. Tasectan (gelatin tannate) to stop loo...  Read Full »

I have fever and loose motion. Please suggest what to do.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from fever and loose motion for the past one day. I have taken Paracetamol and the fever has gone, but today again there is fever. I checked the temperature was 101.5 yesterday evening. Please suggest what to do. Today only two times I have gone but in the evening fever s...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fever associated with loose motion could be due to bowel infection. You need a complete physical examination as the fever has been persisting. So, should see your family doctor. For the loose stool, I suggest: Oral rehydration salts (ORS) to replace the lost flui...  Read Full »

I do not feel like eating and I have vomiting sensation. Can you help me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not feeling good from few days. I do not want to eat anything. If I do, I feel like vomiting. If I do some push-ups, I get pain in my whole body. When I go up the stairs or run, I cannot breathe properly. Sometimes even when sitting, I start taking fast breaths. I have a cold fro...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are still going through gastroenteritis due to virus explaining you not eating and vomiting sensation. Pregnancy should be ruled out by a simple home testing. Take probiotics to stabilize intestinal flora. Get plenty of fluids and r...  Read Full »

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