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Causes and Effects of Diarhheoa

By September 19, 2011 - 9:20pm

Diarrhea is limited as raise in frequence of stools compared to normal or loose movement than usual ; results in might include infections of the systema alimentarium, medications such as antibiotics, mal-absorption, and spastic colon. Diarrhea is something everyone is familiar to. It often means more frequent trips to the toilet and a greater volume of stool. Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition that can be caused because of a good deal of reasons. Most cases of diarrhea will have a natural departure. Rarely diarrhea may induce dehydration or can be a sign of much more serious problem. Many-a-times diarrhea problems and symptoms persists a few days, but sometimes it lasts for weeks. If this happens then it may be a sign of a serious disorder, like colitis, or a less grievous condition, like spastic colon.

Diarrhea may can come with mucus, or undigested food in the stool, cramps, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, or an urgent need to use the toilet. Because of the causes of diarrhea the person may have a fever or bloody stools. It happens when food and fluids consumed passes too quickly or in large an amount or both through the colon. The colon takes in the liquids from the food you eat, resulting a semisolid stool. The cause of a watery stool is because the liquids of this particular foods you eat are not absorbed by the colon.

Children are more prone to diarrhea. They can feel both acute and chronic forms of diarrhea. The main reasons for this are bacteria, viruses, parasites, medicines, functional bowel upsets, and food predispositions. The most common of all is the rotavirus it stops within 3 to 9 days. To prevent this there is a vaccination named rotateq which is given to infants who are 6 to 32 weeks old.

Diarrhea can be avoided by avoiding :.

Dirty hands.
Contaminated food.
Infected water.
Dirty pets.
Direct contact with faeces.

Whenever your kid has diarrhea, call the doctor for advice straightaway. It is dangerous for newborns and infants. A baby may die because of dehydration. The most significant treatment for diarrhea in children is rehydration as it helps replace lost fluid. If you do not see any improvement in 24 hours time immediately see a doctor or if you notice any of the following symptoms :.

If the babies stools containing blood or pus.
If you see black stools.
If the infant has temperature above 102 degrees.
Or you detect signs of dehydration.

Any medicines to treat diarrhea given to adults can be unsafe for children and you must give it only when the doctor advices you to do so. It is a very usual problem that ordinarily resolves on its own. It gets dangerous if the person becomes dehydrated.

As the reason differs the person must stop the medication. For the most part children may need an oral rehydration solution like electrolytes. Please do not hesitate and see a doctor right away and take all the medications proposed.

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By Anonymous December 12, 2011 - 7:36pm

Hi rickyinfluenza,

Thanks for sharing this information. I feel this can very helpful for anyone. Especially for a parent.

I would like to share a link that might be also helpful

http://www.empowher.com/condition/diarrhea

Best,

Daisy

December 12, 2011 - 7:36pm

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Diarrhea is an uncomfortable condition that can be caused because of a good deal of reasons. Most cases of diarrhea will have a natural departure. Rarely diarrhea may induce dehydration or can be a sign of much more serious problem. Many-a-times diarrhea problems and symptoms persists a few days, but sometimes it lasts for weeks. If this happens then it may be a sign of a serious disorder, like colitis, or a less grievous condition, like spastic colon. Diarrhea may can come with mucus, or undigested food in the stool, cramps, abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, or an urgent need to use the toilet. Because of the causes of diarrhea the person may have a fever or bloody stools.

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