If you begin feeling nauseous, you may be able to prevent vomiting by:
You can reduce the risk of diarrhea by:
Avoid eating solid food when you are nauseous or vomiting. Eating soft, bland food can help ease diarrhea.
Vomiting and diarrhea also cause your body to lose fluids, which can lead to dehydration. Make sure to drink clear fluids. Start slowly and gradually increase the amount that you drink. Children can drink an electrolyte rehydrating solution. Adults can drink sports drinks, caffeine-free sodas and salty broths in addition to water.
In some cases, medications such as Zofran can be prescribed to control nausea and vomiting. Contact a medical provider if you have any of the following:
If you experience nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, you can visit any Patient First center from 8 a.m. to 8 pm, any day of the week – no appointment is needed.
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