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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South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

South Carolina reports first cases of coronavirus-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome

Digestive manifestations common but mild among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Digestive manifestations common but mild among hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Manifestations of COVID-19 in newborn babies

Manifestations of COVID-19 in newborn babies

Study: E. coli Nissle may also protect human cells against other pathogenic strains

Study: E. coli Nissle may also protect human cells against other pathogenic strains

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children

Viral and bacterial co-infections are pervasive in severe COVID-19 patients

Viral and bacterial co-infections are pervasive in severe COVID-19 patients

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

Study shows how gut bacteria helps people resist cholera

Study shows how gut bacteria helps people resist cholera

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

Irritable bowel disease heightens the risk of dementia

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children

New study explores post-COVID-19 inflammatory condition in children

USA riddled with SARS-CoV-2 - 80% undetected

USA riddled with SARS-CoV-2 - 80% undetected

Female reproductive organs not susceptible to direct SARS-CoV-2 infection

Female reproductive organs not susceptible to direct SARS-CoV-2 infection

Infants tested positive for COVID-19 mostly have mild illness with fever

Infants tested positive for COVID-19 mostly have mild illness with fever

Low potassium levels in COVID-19 disease

Low potassium levels in COVID-19 disease

How novel coronavirus affects children

How novel coronavirus affects children

Why improved pneumonia diagnosis is needed now more than ever

Why improved pneumonia diagnosis is needed now more than ever

Study: Parasite infection closely linked to the make-up of gastrointestinal microbiome

Study: Parasite infection closely linked to the make-up of gastrointestinal microbiome

Study looks at type I diabetes and COVID-19

Study looks at type I diabetes and COVID-19

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

Probiotics are not recommended for most digestive conditions

WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine drug trial in COVID-19

WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine drug trial in COVID-19