Minor illnesses.

Nausea, vomiting & diarrhea

Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are typical signs of gastritis , which is an inflammation of the stomach's mucosal lining. This condition may be acute or chronic. Although gastritis can have varied causes , it usually results from excessive alcohol use , food poisoning, some medications (such as aspirin, ibuprofen), and more.

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Things you should know before your visit

Patients with the following may be directed to another health care provider:● Chest pain or pressure or pain radiating to your jaw, neck or arm● Severe, worsening or sudden onset of pain in stomach● Dizziness or vertigo with vomiting● Blood in stool● Blood in vomit● Black stools

What to expect at your visit

● We will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, examination and provide a personalized treatment plan for you.● You may need testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. ● 

What are the causes of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are caused by many different factors. They are commonly the result of an infection or irritant entering the digestive system. Nausea and vomiting can be a symptom of pregnancy, bladder infection, gastritis, or other underlying conditions. 

How to treat nausea vomiting, and diarrhea?

The primary goal is to prevent dehydration by drinking water and fluids. We can also offer IV rehydration as well as medication to calm nausea.

How to prevent nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are all common symptoms of foodborne illness. The most effective way to avoid them is by following proper hygiene procedures when preparing food. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before handling any type of food. Do not drink any water from untreated sources. Also, wash hands before and after handling raw meat.