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flatgreyrust t1_iww2es0 wrote

They’re not actually, there’s just tons of viruses that are colloquially/incorrectly referred to as the flu.


Proof-Variation7005 t1_iww89aa wrote

I get that "stomach flu" colloquially is not influenza, but I assure you that nausea/vomiting/diarrhea can and are influenza symptoms, especially in children.

Downvote and disagree all you want. Or maybe send a nice email and tell the Centers for Disease Control their website is wrong, and John Hopkins Medicine, and the Mayo Clinic too.


therealDrA t1_iwwja31 wrote

Influenza type b is absolutely associated with GI symptoms.