Fast Treatment for Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Country Walk
Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are very common conditions. Oftentimes, when the digestive tract is irritated, the body responds naturally in one or more of these ways to attempt to remove the source of the irritation. These conditions discourage eating in order to give the stomach and bowel time to recover.
While usually not serious, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea can make you feel miserable. The board-certified, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System physicians at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care –Country Walk can provide some guidelines on when you should seek medical attention for nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. In the meantime, it’s important to drink or sip clear liquids to help ensure that you don’t lose too much fluid and become dehydrated.
Nausea is an unsettling sensation that occurs within the stomach and is often accompanied by an urge to vomit. Nausea and vomiting (throwing up) can have many causes, including morning sickness during pregnancy, infections, motion sickness, food poisoning, migraine headaches, chemotherapy, and certain medications. You should seek immediate nausea treatment or vomiting treatment (as appropriate) if you have:
- Been vomiting for longer than 24 hours
- Blood in your vomit
- A headache and stiff neck
- Severe abdominal pain
- Signs of dehydration, such as dry mouth, infrequent urination, or dark-colored urine
Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. The condition may be accompanied by abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea, and an urgent need to have a bowel movement. Some causes of diarrhea include infection (bacterial, viral, or parasitic), certain medications, food intolerance, and medical conditions that affect the stomach, small intestine, or colon.
Like nausea and vomiting, diarrhea is usually not harmful, but it can sometimes signal a more serious problem. You are encouraged to diarrhea treatment at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Country Walk if your diarrhea persists for more than three days or if you have a severe pain in your abdomen or rectum, blood in your stools, fever, or signs of dehydration.
The medical staff at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Country Walk is here to provide you with convenient, effective, and affordable treatment for nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. We can also take care of your other non-emergency healthcare needs. For more information, contact us or stop by today.