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What is Diarrhea?

Description of the Disease

Diarrhea is a condition in which a person experiences increased frequency and liquidy stools. It can be caused by various factors such as infections, food poisoning, or other gastrointestinal diseases.


  • Acute diarrhea
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Traveler's diarrhea


Symptoms of diarrhea include increased frequency of bowel movements, liquid or watery stools, abdominal pain, vomiting, and fever.


Diarrhea can be caused by infections, viruses, bacteria, parasites, food poisoning, stress, allergies, as well as other gastrointestinal diseases.


To diagnose diarrhea, a doctor may conduct stool and blood tests, bacteriological studies, as well as colonoscopy or other examinations.


The treatment of diarrhea depends on its cause, but may involve taking medications, dietary changes, increasing fluid intake, etc.


Prevention of diarrhea includes practicing good hygiene, proper food preparation and storage, vaccination (in the case of infectious diseases), as well as avoiding stressful situations.


To diagnose and treat diarrhea, it is necessary to consult a gastroenterologist or a general practitioner.

Note: This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice.