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Gastroenteritis in Adults and Older Children | HealthLink BC gastroenteritis in adults


Viral gastroenteritis — In otherwise healthy adults, viral infections of the digestive tract are often responsible for mild episodes of gastroenteritis.

Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, But for infants, older adults and people with compromised immune.

Cases in adults are usually caused by norovirus (the "winter vomiting bug") or bacterial food poisoning. Gastroenteritis can be very unpleasant, but it usually.