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3. Headache

As a result of gastroenteritis, some people develop symptoms not directly related to the stomach, including headaches. This seemingly unrelated symptom develops due to chemical imbalances in the brain caused by the virus. Luckily, an affected individual can usually ease headaches with over-the-counter pain medications, rest, and drinking plenty of fluids. The latter is a vital step toward fighting off the infection, in general.

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