Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are typical signs of gastritis (inflammation and irritation of the stomach and intestines), food poisoning, or viral gastroenteritis, commonly called ‘stomach flu.’ The loss of water and essential salts and minerals (electrolytes) from the body caused by vomiting and diarrhea can result in dehydration.
Your Dragonfly Health provider can assess your symptoms, help with treatment, including how to prevent dehydration, refer you for testing if needed, and provide advice for prevention.
Patients with the following may be directed to another health care provider:
When appearing soon after a meal, nausea or vomiting may be from gastritis or food poisoning. Illness caused by food-borne bacteria such as salmonella and parasites such as giardia can take longer to develop into symptoms. In addition to the main symptoms, you might also experience:
Dragonfly Health providers can assess symptoms and assist you in creating a treatment plan to reduce discomfort and help promote recovery. They may direct you to another health care provider if you have the following conditions: