Diarrhea

Diarrhea is loose, watery stools. A person with diarrhea typically passes stool more than three times a day. People with diarrhea may pass more than a quart of stool a day.
What is Diarrhea?

The term diarrhea (also spelled diarrhoea) refers to passage of loose, watery stools. The usual frequency of passing loose stools or watery stools in cases of diarrhea is at least three or more times a day.

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Want fries with that vaccine? Even at a fast-food restaurant, pop-up clinics see slow traffic

Want fries with that vaccine? Even at a fast-food restaurant, pop-up clinics see slow traffic

Global economic recovery at risk due to COVID-19 vaccine inequity

Global economic recovery at risk due to COVID-19 vaccine inequity

UMass Amherst Ph.D. candidate receives USDA-NIFA fellowship for food allergy research

UMass Amherst Ph.D. candidate receives USDA-NIFA fellowship for food allergy research

Intestinal organoids demonstrate variability in SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

Intestinal organoids demonstrate variability in SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

$40 million multi-year study to examine long-term impacts of COVID-19 and MIS-C

$40 million multi-year study to examine long-term impacts of COVID-19 and MIS-C

Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

Study finds dramatic decreases in antibiotic dispensing for children during the pandemic

Redhill Biopharma announces completion of Phase 2/3 COVID-19 study of oral opaganib

Redhill Biopharma announces completion of Phase 2/3 COVID-19 study of oral opaganib

Study reveals pathological mechanism and treatment strategy of pre-engraftment syndrome

Study reveals pathological mechanism and treatment strategy of pre-engraftment syndrome

Researchers isolate human monoclonal antibodies that may neutralize several norovirus variants

Researchers isolate human monoclonal antibodies that may neutralize several norovirus variants

Review details clinical signs of SARS-CoV-2 infection in domestic and wild cats

Review details clinical signs of SARS-CoV-2 infection in domestic and wild cats

How do host factors like the lung microbiome aid in SARS‐CoV‐2 infection?

How do host factors like the lung microbiome aid in SARS‐CoV‐2 infection?

New drug can significantly reduce flashbacks and nightmares in PTSD patients

New drug can significantly reduce flashbacks and nightmares in PTSD patients

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

Long-term exposure to air pollutants increases the risk of dysmenorrhea in women

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

New study attempts to characterize long-COVID in all its complexity

FDA's new Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan released

FDA's new Cyclospora Prevention, Response and Research Action Plan released

People with COVID-19 frequently infect their pets and cats are particularly at risk

People with COVID-19 frequently infect their pets and cats are particularly at risk

Study examines safety of COVID-19 vaccination during lactation

Study examines safety of COVID-19 vaccination during lactation

Researchers shed light on the microbial connection between very-low-calorie diet and weight loss

Researchers shed light on the microbial connection between very-low-calorie diet and weight loss

SARS-CoV N protein elicits production of IFN-β by provoking ubiquitination of RIG-I, finds study

SARS-CoV N protein elicits production of IFN-β by provoking ubiquitination of RIG-I, finds study

Study provides treatment guidance for children and adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome

Study provides treatment guidance for children and adolescents with multisystem inflammatory syndrome