Asked in Cold and Flu
What is the incubation period of the stomach flu virus?
stomach flu is nothing but the gastroenteritis.it is gastric irritation caused due to various factors. factors causing stomach flu it is caused due to virus,bacteria,protozoa,lactic irritation.,e.t.c. mainly it was well known as stomach flu in case of irritation due to virus. types of virus causing stomach flu are 1.rotavirus 2.adenovirus 3.calicivirus 4.astrovirus When a person becomes infected with stomach virus, the virus begins to multiply within the small intestine. After approximately 1 to 2 days, depending on the virus, stomach flu symptoms can appear. This period between the stomach flu...
Asked in Health, Infectious Diseases
How long is viral syndrome contagious?
Different viruses have different contagious periods. In general, as long as the person has active signs of infection, they are contagious. They are typically contagious for some time afterwards too. The contagious period from the common cold or stomach flu can be from one day to two weeks. ...
Should you have contact with a person with Swine Flu?
No you should not, swine flu like the regular flu is very contagious.
How do you know if you are still contagious after having the flu?
Flu is spread through coughing and sneezing - So if you are no longer sneezing or coughing you are probobly no longer contagious. On top of that the usual length of time that flu can be passed on is 7 days after contracting the flu itself. ...
Is the flu contagious?
Yes, some strains are highly contagious in humans, such as the H1N1/09 pandemic swine flu. Others, like the Avian (bird) flu, are not easily transmitted from person to person. Transmission of the bird flu from human to human is extremely rare. ...
Are you contagious after exposure to flu?
Yes, if you have caught the virus from the exposure, then you could be contagious in around 4 days and you can pass it to others even before you know you have it. See the related question below for more details about the incubation period. ...