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Treating Diarrhoea

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Overview Of Diarrhoea

  • Diarrhoea is a disease that is spread from one person to another due to infection from an organism.

Causes Of Diarrhoea

Usually, diarrhoea is caused from the following:

Diarrhoea is a disease that is spread from one person to another due to infection from an organism.

Diarrhoea is a disease that is spread from one person to another due to infection from an organism.

  • Contamination
  • Consuming tainted food (food poisoning)
  • Drinking polluted water
  • Spreads from a person who is experiencing the condition.

Apart from this there are particular non-infectious disorders that can be causing diarrhoea. These consist of:

  • Swelling in the lining of the stomach
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • A pocket forms in the lining of the abdomen and gets infected which is known as Diverticulitis.
  • Allergic to milk
  • Allergies to some foods
  • Some medication

Symptoms Of Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea is a condition where an individual passes three or more soggy or wet stools per day.  It might be accompanied with:

  • Fever
  • Stomach ache
  • Feeling weak
  • Loss of hunger
  • Nausea
  • Pain and spasms in the tummy or abdominal area
  • Severe weight loss (in serious cases)

Treatment Of Diarrhoea

The commonly employed treatment options for diarrhoea include:

Keep Your Body Hydrated

  • When experiencing diarrhoea one loses a lot of crucial electrolytes from the body extremely fast; dehydration can occur if these electrolytes are not restored effectively.
  • So, it is a great plan to drink some water which contains electrolytes that you can buy at any chemist.

Avoid Greasy and Curried Foods

  • These types of foods are tricky to digest and can lead to additional swelling of an already uneasy belly.

Get Adequate Rest

  • When you have diarrhoea, make sure you get enough rest and avoid going to work or school until better.

Complications Of Diarrhoea

  • Blood visible in your stools
  • If the diarrhoea occurs a lot throughout the day
  • If you are experiencing severe cramps and pain in your stomach

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