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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 »
FDA MedWatch Drug Safety Communication: Clostridum Difficile-Associated Diarrhea (CDAD) Can be Associated With Stomach Acid Drug by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 08 Feb 2012 10:02pm MedWatch The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program AcipHex (rabeprazole sodium) Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) Omeprazole (omeprazole) Over-the-Counter (OTC) Prevacid (lansoprazole) and OTC Prevacid 24hr Prilosec (omeprazole) and OTC Protonix (pantopr ... Read on »
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 »
Traveler’s Diarrhea by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Mon 21 Sep 2009 10:48pm Basics:  Known around the world by many names including Montezuma’s revenge, Delhi belly and mummy tummy, traveler’s diarrhea (TD) is the most common illness travelers face.  Nothing can slow down a fun trip like TD and this can also have serious health implications.  Staying hydrated is the most important method to avoid serious probl ... Read on »
Diarrhea by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 6:37pm Diarrhea = Increase frequency of bowel movement relative to normal for an individual I don't have to explain to you what is normal in the definition mentioned above. Everyone has their own normal frequency of passing motion. Why I am talking about diarrhea here? Because it may cost your life if you don't manage it ... Read on »
LET'S TALK ABOUT...DIARRHEA, PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 18 Nov 2012 12:00am How many of you will be going "over the river and through the woods" this week for the Thanksgiving holiday?  Desperado and Helpful Buckeye will be at the home of some very dear friends here in Flagstaff for Thanksgiving dinner...something we've alternated years on for quite some time.  Friends and family are important all through ... Read on »
Natural remedy for diarrhea by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 6:33pm Some well known drugs will stop diarrhea but they interfere with the natural process of cleansing that the body desperately needs. With natural remedies we may help ourselves feel better without stopping the immune system from doing its job. Here is a simple cure for diarrhea. Boil some diluted rice porridge. Drink the diluted rice water or ... Read on »
Treating Infant Diarrhea by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 12:02am Infant diarrhea is a sudden increase in bowel movements that are loose or watery.  Ranging from mild to severe it can be very uncomfortable for both the infant and the parent. Left untreated, infant diarrhea can result in death. Determine the Cause to Treat Infant Diarrhea To be able to stop something we must first know what star ... Read on »