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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People with problems in the upper GI tract may be vulnerable to COVID-19 infection

People with problems in the upper GI tract may be vulnerable to COVID-19 infection

Inflammation may contribute to the persistence of C. diff infection, shows study

Inflammation may contribute to the persistence of C. diff infection, shows study

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

Study sheds light on the causes of debilitating gut pain

Newly-identified nutrient helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria

Newly-identified nutrient helps the gut recall prior infections and kill invading bacteria

New drug reduces tumor volume and pain in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1

New drug reduces tumor volume and pain in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1

Poor gut health may adversely affect COVID-19 prognosis

Poor gut health may adversely affect COVID-19 prognosis

Headache as COVID-19 symptom could indicate milder disease, study finds

Headache as COVID-19 symptom could indicate milder disease, study finds

FDA conditionally approves first oral treatment for dogs with lymphoma

FDA conditionally approves first oral treatment for dogs with lymphoma

Researchers succeed in mapping the structure of virus that causes diarrhea

Researchers succeed in mapping the structure of virus that causes diarrhea

Researchers demonstrate lab tool that simplifies simulations of the human intestine

Researchers demonstrate lab tool that simplifies simulations of the human intestine

Link between fever, diarrhea, severe COVID-19, and persistent anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Link between fever, diarrhea, severe COVID-19, and persistent anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Researchers examine the role of Shiga toxin in the immune system

Researchers examine the role of Shiga toxin in the immune system

RedHill Biopharma: RHB-204 receives FDA Fast Track designation for treatment of NTM disease

RedHill Biopharma: RHB-204 receives FDA Fast Track designation for treatment of NTM disease

Study: Antibiotics are not necessary after most endoscopic sinus surgeries

Study: Antibiotics are not necessary after most endoscopic sinus surgeries

Study investigates the total non-healthcare cost of chemotherapy

Study investigates the total non-healthcare cost of chemotherapy

P2 COVID-19 study shows no material safety differences between opaganib and control arms

P2 COVID-19 study shows no material safety differences between opaganib and control arms

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

Popular glucose-lowering drug may cause rare diabetes complication in COVID-19 patients

Phase 2/3 COVID-19 study evaluates safety, potential identification of preliminary efficacy signals

Phase 2/3 COVID-19 study evaluates safety, potential identification of preliminary efficacy signals

Research may lead to better treatment and vaccines for Ebola, COVID-19

Research may lead to better treatment and vaccines for Ebola, COVID-19

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer

FDA approves first adjuvant treatment for patients with non-small cell lung cancer