Santé Montréal

IS IT GASTRO? 

The main symptoms are the followings:

- Stomach cramps
- Diarrhea
- Vomiting

There may also be other symptoms:

- Fever
- Bloating
- General discomfort
- Blood in the stools

PREVENTIVE MEASURES TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILLY

Wash your hands often, after blowing your nose for example:

More preventive measures

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water
  • Use an antiseptic hand sanitizer if you don’t have access to soap and water
  • Regularly disinfect the toilet, surfaces and objects that could be soiled with vomit or stools
  • Don’t prepare meals for other people
  • Stay home
See the Decicion assistant (PDF) to help you decide what is best for you and your family
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Last Update : 12 September 2019