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Diarrhea: When to Head to an Urgent Care

Diarrhea: When to Head to an Urgent Care

by Natalie (SU)
You had lunch with your friends at your usual place today, and had been feeling wonderful until about 4 hours ago when you started experiencing a stomachache and diarrhea. Now you’re beginning to wonder what exactly you ate that is making you feel so ill. Your story is not unique. The average adult experiences diarrhea approximately 4 times per year. And while most cases are infectious and run their course in 3 to 7 days, diarrheal diseases are among the five leading causes of death in the world annually. With this in mind, you can be cautiously optimistic that you will be feeling better in a few days, but you should be aware of the when you should head to the urgent care to get treatment for diarrhea.

When Are Antibiotics Necessary?

When Are Antibiotics Necessary?

by ih-pcn ih-pcn
Are you sick? Here’s how to tell if you need an antibiotic or not.