Norovirus infection

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What is norovirus infection?

Norovirus infection can cause sudden onset of severe vomiting, stomach cramps, and diarrhea. It is a highly contagious virus and is spread through contaminated food or water. Symptoms typically begin within 24 to 48 hours after exposure and may last from 1 to 3 days.

Common symptoms reported by people with norovirus infection

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with norovirus infection

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Stationary Bicycle)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Zumba Dancing)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
2 more
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with norovirus infection, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with norovirus infection

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for stress (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Stationary Bicycle)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Zumba Dancing)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
2 more
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with norovirus infection, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has norovirus infection on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 1
40s 1
50s 0
60s 3
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 4

These charts show data from norovirus infection patients who have completed their condition history
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