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  • Cause
  • Preferred treatment consists of fluid and electrolyte replacement, {10} {13} nutritional therapy, and, if possible, elimination of the underlying cause of the diarrhea. (drugs.com)
  • occur
  • Occasionally bloody diarrhea may occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Studies of trips that are much longer than the average incubation period, e.g. a week for Cryptosporidium and Giardia, are less susceptible to these errors since there is enough time for the diarrhea to occur during the trip. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infants
  • Parents and caretakers should give children with diarrhea their usual diet and give infants breast milk or formula. (nih.gov)
  • Infants in childcare settings can become infected with Giardia and bring the parasite home, causing diarrhea in family members. (kidshealth.org)
  • mucus
  • If the stools contain mucus, blood or smell bad, this points to diarrhea. (seattlechildrens.org)
  • Blood or mucus in the diarrhea, significant abdominal pain, or high fever suggests a more serious cause, such as cholera, characterized by a rapid onset of weakness and torrents of watery diarrhea with flecks of mucus (described as "rice water" stools). (wikipedia.org)
  • sudden onset
  • A sudden onset of small intestinal diarrhea may be caused by viruses including canine distemper, canine parvovirus, canine coronavirus, feline panleukopenia virus or feline coronavirus, in young, poorly vaccinated pets. (wsu.edu)
  • viral
  • Diarrhea due to viral agents is unaffected by antibiotic therapy, but is usually self-limited. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) or bovine viral diarrhoea (UK English), and previously referred to as bovine virus diarrhoea (BVD), is a significant economic disease of cattle that is endemic in the majority of countries throughout the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • The causative agent, bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), is a member of the Pestivirus genus of the family Flaviviridae. (wikipedia.org)
  • fluids
  • As with all forms of diarrhea , replacement of fluids and electrolytes is advisable. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you have diarrhea more than three times a day and you are not drinking enough fluids, you could become dehydrated. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • Definition: Children with diarrhea who received oral rehydration and continued feeding refer to the percentage of children under age five with diarrhea in the two weeks prior to the survey who received either oral rehydration therapy or increased fluids, with continued feeding. (indexmundi.com)
  • Definition: Percentage of children under age 5 with diarrhea in the two weeks preceding the survey who received oral rehydration salts (ORS packets or pre-packaged ORS fluids). (indexmundi.com)
  • outbreak
  • Three people have died and 900 are ill after an outbreak of diarrhoea in northern India's Jammu and Kashmir, with some local people blaming a lack of clean drinking water. (wsj.com)
  • Salmonella
  • Many other varieties of diarrhea-causing organisms, including Shigella and Salmonella typhi, and hepatitis A virus, can survive freezing for weeks to months. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Diet is often cited as a common cause of diarrhea in distance runners, particularly with meals including berries and dried fruit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another parasite, Cryptosporidium , is a common culprit behind diarrhea epidemics in childcare centers and other public places. (kidshealth.org)
  • Diarrhoea is undoubtedly the most common traveller's illness. (wikitravel.org)
  • Diarrhea is a common condition and is usually not serious. (clevelandclinic.org)
  • While diarrhoea is a common side effect of puppy shots, the risks of not vaccinating are far worse than this minor inconvenience. (ehow.co.uk)
  • It is most common in developing countries, where young children get diarrhea on average three times a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases
  • A health care professional may take a blood sample to test for certain diseases or disorders that can cause diarrhea. (nih.gov)
  • Two of these diseases, diastrophic dysplasia and congenital chloride diarrhea, are Finnish heritage diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibiotic
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) results from an imbalance in the colonic microbiota caused by antibiotic therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another consequence of antibiotic therapy leading to diarrhea is overgrowth of potentially pathogenic organisms such as Clostridium difficile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meta-analyses have concluded that probiotics may protect against antibiotic-associated diarrhea in both children and adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clostridium difficile, also known more commonly as C. diff, is known to account for 10 to 20 percent of antibiotic-associated diarrhea cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • germs
  • Which germs are responsible for diarrhea depends on the geographic area a person lives in and its level of sanitation, economic development, and hygiene standards. (kidshealth.org)