How Long Does a Stomach Virus Last?
Overview of Stomach Viruses Stomach viruses, also known as gastroenteritis, are a common illness that affects the digestive system. The viruses that cause gastroenteritis can be spread through contaminated food or water, close contact with an infected person, or by touching contaminated surfaces and then touching your mouth or nose. There are several different types of viruses that can cause…Read More »
How Long Are You Contagious with Stomach Bug?
Contagious Period of Stomach Bug The contagious period of a stomach bug can vary depending on the specific virus or bacteria causing the illness. In general, most stomach bugs are contagious from the moment symptoms begin until a few days after symptoms have resolved. For viral stomach bugs, such as norovirus or rotavirus, the contagious period can last up to…Read More »