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Randi Berkowitz, NP

  • Family medicine
  • "Dr. Berkowitz was very courteous and professional, and she showed she cared about me."
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  • $5 MEDS

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Binta Bojang, NP

  • Urgent care

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    Larissa Davis, NP

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. Larissa Davis was amazing! She addressed all my issues with patience and professionalism and ordered the lab work that I needed to diagnose my current health condition. I'm looking forward to working with her again."
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    • $5 MEDS
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    Edward Poindexter, FNP-BC, FAANP

    • Family medicine
    • "Very professional"
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    • $5 MEDS

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    Omobolanle Adenuga, NP

    • Family medicine
    • "Omo was extremely friendly and understanding, even more so than my previous nurse practitioner that I saw for over a year."
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    Nicole Baldwin, NP

    • Urgent care
    • "She was kind, patient and thorough. Will definitely use your service again."
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    Ola Onabanjo, FNP-BC

    • Urgent care
    • "Dr. Ola was AWESOME and very informative with great medical advice. Thanks so much for having this remarkable physician on your team."
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    • $5 MEDS

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    Dawn Drewes, APRN

    • Urgent care
    • "... quick, straight forward, got antibiotics and feel more at peace"
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    Ca’Seem Tyler, NP

    • Family medicine
    • 5
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    Dr. Yaw Otchere-Boateng, MD

    • Internal medicine
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    Chigozie Ohanele, APRN-CNP

    • Adult health
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    Elizabeth Johnston, APRN

    • Family medicine
    • "... the provider I saw was extremely understanding, compassionate and helpful."
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    Dr. Tessa Ndille, DO

    • Emergency medicine
    • "The doctor was amazing!!! So thorough and knowledgeable. Thank you!"
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    Jeannie Higgin, FNP-BC

    • Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS

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    Dr. Monika Patel, MD

    • Internal medicine
    • Available tomorrow
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    Dr. Joseph Nichols, MD

    • Family medicine
    • "... was great and arranged my prescription with my local pharmacy immediately."
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    Victoria Ajayi, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • 8713 Harford Road, Parkville, MD 21234
    • $5 MEDS

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    Family medicine nurse

    • Baltimore, MD 21230
    • Male
    • 4.7
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    Monica Orozco Cantillo, NP

    • Family medicine
    • Available today

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    Internal medicine doctor

    • Falls Church, VA 22044
    • Female
    • 4.8
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    About diarrhea

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    Diarrhea is a loose or watery bowel movement. It is an extremely common condition that usually goes away on its own within a few days. Along with sudden, urgent, and watery bowel movements, diarrhea may include symptoms such as:

    • Cramping
    • Bloating
    • Fever
    • Vomiting
    • Nausea
    • Dehydration

    Diarrhea is most frequently caused by a viral infection of the bowels, which is commonly called “the stomach flu” or “intestinal flu”. Other causes of diarrhea include:

    • Bacteria (such as E. coli)
    • Parasites
    • Intolerance to certain foods (such as Celiac disease or lactose intolerance)
    • Medications (antibiotics frequently list diarrhea as a side effect)

    Most cases of diarrhea will go away after a few days. If diarrhea persists for more than a few days, it may indicate a more serious medical condition such as irritable bowel syndrome or bacterial infection. If left untreated, diarrhea can lead to dehydration, electrolyte deficiencies, and kidney problems. Even though diarrhea is usually treated at home with simple therapies, severe or long-lasting diarrhea can cause significant health problems. If you’ve been experiencing diarrhea for several days without improvement, talk to a doctor or health care provider.

    Treatment Options

    Treatment for diarrhea depends on the cause of the condition. Below is a list of therapies used to treat diarrhea. During your appointment, talk to your provider about what treatment plan might be right for you.

    Diarrhea can cause serious cases of dehydration. Be sure to supplement your treatment with plenty of fluids and electrolytes to maintain hydration.

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