A concise, evidence-based medical tool that saves you money
Do I need urgent care or ER with a single episod of vomiting and/or diarrhea?
MedHead Confidence Score: 5
Amount Saved: $150 urgent care visit $3,000 ER visit
One episode of vomiting with diarrhea usually resolves after 24 hours. It’s dehydration that creates the need for medical care and IV fluids. Only go to ER if you are dizzy, lethargic, delirious, dry, sunken face, and very little urine production.