HCA West Florida Division - January 24, 2018

Reference this table for guidance:

Sicknesses: Common Cold Seasonal Flu Stomach Flu
Causes Different Viruses(rhinovirus, etc) Influenza A or B virus Virus or Bacteria (rotavirus, food poisoning)
Sore Throat Common Somtimes Isn't Caused by stomach illnesses
Stuffy/Runny Nose Common Sometimes Isn't Caused by stomach illnesses
Cough Sometimes Usually Isn't Caused by stomach illnesses
Chills/Pains/Aches UnCommon Yes Common
Headache UnCommon Yes Sometimes
Extreme Fatigue UnCommon yes Sometimes
Fever Rare Yes (100 - 102 degrees F) Sometimes
Vomiting/Diarrhea No Uncommon (more likely in kids) Usually
Treatment Consider staying home to rest. Hydrate. OTC drugs can ease symptoms. Stay home and rest. Hydrate. OTC drugs can ease symptoms. Antiviral meds for high-risk groups. Stay home and rest. Replace lost fluids.
Prevention Wash hands. Avoid contact with sick people. Get yearly flu shot. Wash hands. Avoid contact with sick people. Wash hands. Wash fruits/veggies. Cook seafood fully.