One of the things I love most about healthcare is that everyone seems to be fascinated with poop. Particularly, the color of poop. Usually, changes and the color of your poop are no big deal. However, sometimes those changes can indicate something much more serious is going on.
Thus begins the poop series here on Ask The NP, cause ya’ll have a LOT of questions about poop. Like, why in the hell is my poop green and what does that mean?
The stomach bug. Viral gastroenteritis. OH GOD IM DYING!
Those are three of the most common names for one of the most contagious viruses known to humans. Norovirus
Another one of those names could be … WASH YOUR DAMN HANDS AND YOU PROBABLY WON’T GET IT virus …
There is a subtle hint as to how to avoid getting this nasty bug. I break down a bit more about Norvirus, how to avoid it and what to do if you have it in today’s Daily Dose!
P.s. – I want to hear your best puke, diarrhea stories. Like that time I shit on myself in my car …