Dr. Petrakis, Family Medicine at Eberly Farm, reports that she has seen quite a few patients with gastric problems including stomach pain and diarrhea. To help protect yourself from picking up any of these viruses remember to wash your hands frequently.
Wichita Clinic Immediate Care physicians at Murdock are seeing patients with sinus infections and the stomach flu.
Wichita Clinic physicians in Newton are seeing some mono, strep throat, upper respiratory infections and Fifth Disease. Prevention tips include washing hands often, not sharing food or drink, avoiding public drinking fountains, and spending as much time as possible outdoors. Symptoms of Fifth Disease include flu, runny nose, sore throat, headache and a rash. Treatment includes antibiotics, lots of rest, drink plenty of fluids and use of over-the-counter pain relievers.