Norovirus, not coronavirus, is responsible for this disease
Professor of Gastroenterology Department of Medipol Mega University Hospital. Dr. Stating that norovirus, not coronavirus, is responsible for stomach cold, Vedat Göral said, "Stomach cold that progresses with abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle pain and cramps brings to mind coronavirus during the pandemic period we are in. Isolation and medical treatment against norovirus transmitted by bacterial contaminated food and contact with sick people. needs. " used expressions.
With a statement from Medipol Mega University Hospital, information was given about stomach cold.
Professor of the Gastroenterology Department of Medipol Mega University Hospital, whose views are included in the statement. Dr. Vedat Göral stated that the stomach cold that occurred during the epidemic period brought Kovid-19 to mind.
Göral stated that stomach cold is a disease that occurs with symptoms such as weakness, abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting, and noted the following:
"Symptoms are also accompanied by mild fever, headache, muscle aches, cramps and stomach spasm. Stomach chills usually develop through consumption of virus or bacteria-contaminated food or contact with people who have been sick. Norovirus is the most common cause of the disease. salmonella and E.coli are among other causes of stomach cold.
Infection develops in stomach and intestine due to virus. If the person has the disease, it must be isolated. This virus can also be transmitted to their relatives or people they come into contact with. During the infection, the patient may undergo the treatment on an outpatient basis or sometimes have to undergo examination and treatment while inpatient.
"Sometimes it can be slow in babies, children and old people"
Göral stated that norovirus, not coronavirus, is responsible for stomach cold, "Stomach cold that progresses with abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle pain and cramps brings to mind the coronavirus during the pandemic period we are in. Isolation against norovirus transmitted by bacterial contaminated food and contact with sick people. need medical treatment. " found the evaluation.
Expressing that the use of antibiotics in treatment has no benefit, Göral stated that the main purpose is to correct the symptoms caused by stomach cold.
Göral, "It is necessary to consume bananas, apple puree, rice, ayran, plenty of fluids. Oily and spicy foods, alcohol and coffee should be avoided. If there is diarrhea and vomiting, medicine is given. Homemade yogurt or kefir relaxes the person. " used expressions.
Stating that stomach syrups and painkillers can be used under the control of the physician as medicine, Göral said, "With the permission of the doctor, serum can be inserted if deemed necessary. Generally, symptoms disappear in 1-2 days. Sometimes it can be severe in babies, children and the elderly. Rarely symptoms 7-10. it may take days. " gave the information.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA