your husband should also be on probiotics.
Don't share towels...give him his own hand towel or have him use paper towels.
Nice he's generous with his love...I feel for him, however! Those viruses spread fast...and the only way is hand to mouth, unfortunately.
I've heard that some gastro viruses are still in the stool even though one feels well afterward...so, again I stress the probiotics.
Keep us posted...and I do truly hope you don't get it.
OH....it's not the flu (which is respiratory)...
*Heather* Status..Asacol (3 twice daily); flaring since Dec 22, tapered every 2nd nite (Jan 3)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate).... @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed
~Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!