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What Is "diarrhea"?

A: diarrhea is defined as an increased frequency and decreased consistency of fecal discharge as compared with an individual`s normal bowel pattern. Frequency and consistency are variable within and between individuals. For example: Some individuals defecate as many as three times a day, while other defecate only 2 or 3 times per week. Most cases of acute diarrhea are caused by infections resulting from viruses, bacteria or protozoa and are generally self limited. diarrhea is an imbalance in absorption and secretion of water and electrolytes. diarrhea may be associated with a specific disease in the GIT tract or with a disease outside the GI tract. Usually acute

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diarrhea and causes

A: diarrhea is usually caused by a stomach bug or bacterial infection. However, sometimes other diseases such as typhoid, jaundice and cholera can also cause this problem. Most of cases of food poisoning will also result in a bout of diarrhea. This can be an unpleasant and irritating experience and you might not be able to go out during the sickness period. My son caught a stomach bug from school and he was sick for about three days with non stop diarrhea. Usually anti biotics and other medicines should be able to kill the microscopic organism that is causing the problem. @Deergha diarrhea is defined by WHO as having 3 or more loose or liquid stools per day, or as having more stools than is...


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Do you have any suggestions for diarrhea?

A: diarrhea is loose, watery stools. A person with diarrhea typically passes stool more than three times a day. People with diarrhea may pass more than a quart of stool a day. Acute diarrhea is a common problem that usually lasts 1 or 2 days and goes away on its own without special treatment. Prolonged diarrhea persisting for more than 2 days may be a sign of a more serious problem and poses the risk of dehydration. Chronic diarrhea may be a feature of a chronic disease. diarrhea is not usually harmful, but it can become dangerous or signal a more serious problem. You should see the doctor if you...


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Is diarrhea- sore tongue-dry mouth side effects of these Rx?

A: Hello yes you are experiencing some of the side effects CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR SE WHAT HE/SHE CAN HELP YOU WITH yOU PROBABLY KNOW ALLTHIS JUST WANTED TO REMIND YOU... AFTER THE SUMARY ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS LISTED Dry mouth can be caused by chemotherapy or radiation treatments, which damage the salivary glands. Dry mouth caused by chemotherapy makes saliva thicker, causing the feeling of a dry mouth. This is usually temporary and normally clears up about two to eight weeks after treatment ends. Radiation treatment to the head, face, or neck can also cause dry mouth. It can take six months or longer for the salivary glands to start producing saliva again after the end of treatment. Although some...


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What Is The treatment For Severe diarrhea?

A: If you have severe diarrhea you must be sure that you keep your body fully hydrated as diarrhea can severely dehydrate your body. It bland foods. If stomach pains are also present and the diarrhea lasts for a few days you should get checked out by your doctor to rule out serious infections. There are many over the counter treatments for this, however, the BRAT diet is the best, this consists of Bread, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. Also remember to get many fluids. Make sure to take acidophilus to keep your cultures healthy, you can find this at any healthfood store. If it lasts longer than a day or two, call your doctor. For severe diarrhea, you should consult a...


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What Is The treatment For Severe diarrhea?

A: If you have severe diarrhea you must be sure that you keep your body fully hydrated as diarrhea can severely dehydrate your body. It bland foods. If stomach pains are also present and the diarrhea lasts for a few days you should get checked out by your doctor to rule out serious infections. There are many over the counter treatments for this, however, the BRAT diet is the best, this consists of Bread, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. Also remember to get many fluids. Make sure to take acidophilus to keep your cultures healthy, you can find this at any healthfood store. If it lasts longer than a day or two, call your doctor. For severe diarrhea, you should consult a...


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What is the treatment for diarrhea?

A: treatment for diarrhea is quite simple - you need to rest and to replace the fluids and salts that your body has lost. As long as your condition is not too serious and does not last longer than two days, no other treatment is needed. It is important to avoid taking any anti diarrhea medications unless these have been prescribed by your doctor. The diarrhea is your body''s way of getting rid of something that is harmful to it, and by blocking this reaction, you will only prolong the agony and make things worse. Instead, let your body purge itself of whatever has upset it, and in the meanwhile, replenish the lost fluids and salts. A good way to do this is to prepare a...
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What Is the Connection Between diarrhea and Acidosis?

A: diarrhea is a disorder in which excessive amounts of stools are passed from the body, which are typically loose and watery. As diarrhea usually contains large amounts of bicarbonate, this can cause an imbalance in the body`s pH. Bicarbonate is alkaline, so its loss leads to a condition known as acidosis, where the blood is too acidic. For this reason, diarrhea is one of the causes of acidosis and that is how the connection between diarrhea and acidosis arises.. Many of the juices that are released into the gut are alkaline. These come from organs such as the pancreas and gallbladder, and the fact that they are alkaline helps to neutralize the acid from the stomach. Normally, much of the...


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What's the best natural way to stop diarrhea?

A: Keep hydrated with properly balanced electrolytes. This is the most appropriate treatment in most cases of diarrhea, even dysentery. Large amounts of electrolytes are found in the sports drinks Gatorade and Powerade, so it is a wise choice to drink these while ill with diarrhea. Consuming large amounts of water unbalanced by dietary electrolytes may result in a dangerous electrolytic imbalance which in rare cases can prove fatal (cf. water poisoning). Try eating more but smaller portions. Eat regularly. Don&''t eat or drink too quickly. Intravenous fluids or a "drip": Sometimes, especially in children, dehydration can be life-threatening and intravenous fluid may be required. Oral rehydration therapy:...
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What do I drink or take for diarrhea?

A: diarrhea is usually defined as having more than 3 loose stools in a day. diarrhea can also be accompanied by urgency to use the bathroom, cramping, nausea, fever, chills, and bloating. Some of the common causes of diarrhea include: certain medications, bacterial or viral infections, and food intolerances. Sometimes a cause of the diarrhea cannot be identified. One of the consequences of diarrhea can be dehydration. Dehydration happens when the body loses too much fluid. When diarrhea occurs, the body loses fluid and also can lose electrolytes or salts that help the body function properly. Some of the signs of dehydration are dizziness, having...


 
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