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Tips for Keeping Yourself Hydrated When Suffering from Norovirus

Norovirus is a very contagious stomach virus that can be transmitted through contaminated food, water and contact with infected surfaces. Staying hydrated is a crucial part of recovery after contracting norovirus. Steps for how to stay hydrated with norovirus include drinking liquids. Avoid sports drinks that are high in sugar and stick to water or a hydrator such as Pedialyte. A hydrator can replenish your body with electrolytes and other nutritious vitamins.

See a doctor if your symptoms continue especially in infants or the elderly who are more susceptible to dehydration. FastMed Urgent Care can provide quick hydration techniques and also reduce nausea and stomach pain in less than one hour’s time. Our walk-in clinic is open 365 days a year with extended hours and takes most insurance. Visit www.fastmed.com for a clinic near you.

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