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Diarrhea Dog Info by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 12:24am Diarrhea is the passing of loose or liquid stool, more often than normal. Diarrhea can be caused by diseases of the small intestine, large intestine or by diseases of organs other than the intestinal tract. Your ability to answer questions about your pet’s diet, habits, environment and specific details about the diarrhea can help the ... Read on »
Understanding Bowel Movements by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm Much to the chagrin and embarrassment of CF patients everywhere, bowel movements are an important part of our lives. In many ways our bowel movements serve as a benchmark that lets us know how things are going, so to speak, with our digestive systems. Cystic fibrosis patients with pancreatic insufficiency should be especially aware of all thi ... Read on »
What I need to know about Diarrhea by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is diarrhea? Diarrhea means that you have a change in your bowel movements and pass unusually loose stools. Stool is what is left after your digestive system (stomach, small intestine, and colon) absorbs nutrients and fluids from what you eat and drink. Stool passes out of the body through the rectum. If fluids are not absorbed, ... Read on »
Diarrhea by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm Diarrhea is a symptom -- it is not a disease. It is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. Diarrhea can be caused by many things, including infections, food intolerance, reactions to medicine, intestinal diseases, and functional bowel disorders. Often, the only necessary treatment involves replacing lost fl ... Read on »
LET'S TALK ABOUT...DIARRHEA by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 11 Nov 2012 12:00am How many of you remember the old TV commercial from Pepto-Bismol, during which an off-screen voice quietly says, "I'd like to talk to you about diarrhea"?  Amongst humans, this topic has always carried a certain stigma, in that one doesn't talk about it in public.  Well, at least, we humans are usually able to get to a bathroom ... Read on »
Is It TMI? No! It’s the Top 5 Embarrassing Running Questions Answered by Live from La Quinta Posted Fri 12 Oct 2012 11:17pm As a coach, both to teenage cross country runners and adults training for all distances, I get a lot of questions about how to train, dress, what kind of shoes to wear, etc. Sometimes, though, a runner will approach me hesitantly, almost secretively, and whisper something like, “um, coach? I, um, have a question.” Voice fading off. I can almost ... Read on »
Everybody poops... but what does yours say about you? by rickisjourney Posted Wed 22 Sep 2010 12:00am Prior to my transplant, I had nicknamed my poo "The ghoooooooost poo" because it was pale white, and almost looked like raw chicken, (a sometimes raw bloody piece of chicken) It would also float on most occasions almost oily looking. OMGAAAH I know, that is disgusting, and  waaaaaaaaaay to much information, but I feel like it is very importa ... Read on »
Vita Food Products Issues Voluntary Recall of 4 oz. Vita Classic Premium Sliced Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon Packages with â by FDA Posted Fri 26 Aug 2011 5:22pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 1-800-989-8482 Media: Jim Barker 1-312-738-7604 jbarker@vitafoo ... Read on »
The Straight Poop on Kids and Diarrhea by FDA Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 9:00am   Share copies of this article (680 KB) Diarrhea is never a good thing, but for an infant or toddler, it can be very bad—even life-threatening. If the bout of loose, watery stools lasts more than a day, young children run the risk of dehydration—the lo ... Read on »
DIARRHOEA - HOME REMEDY by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is Diarrhoea? Diarrhoea is the passing of frequent, watery stools, which occurs when the bowels are loose, and frequent bowel motions take place. Some of the symptoms felt during diarrhoea are pain in the tummy, nausea, high temperature and loss of appetite. Diarrhoea can either be acute (short term) or chronic (long term say for mo ... Read on »