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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What is the genomic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 infections in households?

What is the genomic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 infections in households?

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

A low-energy, high FODMAP diet in prediabetes and diabetes?

Consolidation PD-(L)1 inhibition following concurrent chemoradiation for unresectable stage III NSCLC improves survival

Consolidation PD-(L)1 inhibition following concurrent chemoradiation for unresectable stage III NSCLC improves survival

What is the viral rebound in untreated COVID-19 infections?

What is the viral rebound in untreated COVID-19 infections?

What the polio case in New York tells us about the end of polio

What the polio case in New York tells us about the end of polio

The bat-virus relationship examined

The bat-virus relationship examined

The effects of CBD in the treatment of COVID-19–related inflammatory symptoms

The effects of CBD in the treatment of COVID-19–related inflammatory symptoms

CDC investigation notice highlights outbreak of Salmonella infections from small turtles purchased online

CDC investigation notice highlights outbreak of Salmonella infections from small turtles purchased online

UK study finds over 100 symptoms of long COVID in non-hospitalized adults

UK study finds over 100 symptoms of long COVID in non-hospitalized adults

Researchers investigate the feasibility of modifying cholera toxin for targeted delivery to specific organelles

Researchers investigate the feasibility of modifying cholera toxin for targeted delivery to specific organelles

Ghana announces first-ever Marburg virus outbreak

Ghana announces first-ever Marburg virus outbreak

Bacterial species known for causing diarrheal infections may also drive colorectal cancer

Bacterial species known for causing diarrheal infections may also drive colorectal cancer

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

How common is pediatric cannabis use and what are the risks?

Breastfeeding provides an immune boost that helps infants to fight off infectious diseases

Breastfeeding provides an immune boost that helps infants to fight off infectious diseases

How do symptom burden and viral kinetics differ between healthy, vaccinated adults infected with either Delta, Omicron BA.1, or BA.2?

How do symptom burden and viral kinetics differ between healthy, vaccinated adults infected with either Delta, Omicron BA.1, or BA.2?

Artificial Intelligence-based smartphone app for characterizing stool form

Artificial Intelligence-based smartphone app for characterizing stool form

WASH interventions effective at reducing diarrheal disease burden, analysis finds

WASH interventions effective at reducing diarrheal disease burden, analysis finds

A Spanish study found traces of environmental pollution in breast milk

A Spanish study found traces of environmental pollution in breast milk

Enteric viruses found to transmit through the salivary route

Enteric viruses found to transmit through the salivary route

Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year

Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year