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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Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Females more prone to long-term post-COVID-19 symptoms

Hospital room surfaces unlikely to be a source of SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Hospital room surfaces unlikely to be a source of SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Sniffer dogs detect long COVID after 1.5 years

Sniffer dogs detect long COVID after 1.5 years

COVID-19 vaccination breakthrough infections in a real-world setting

COVID-19 vaccination breakthrough infections in a real-world setting

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

The zoonotic potential of epidemic porcine deltacoronavirus

The zoonotic potential of epidemic porcine deltacoronavirus

Real-world effectiveness of three COVID-19 vaccines

Real-world effectiveness of three COVID-19 vaccines

Research may lead to new treatment options for Crohn's disease patients

Research may lead to new treatment options for Crohn's disease patients

NCCN publishes new guidelines for managing patients with Graft-Versus-Host Disease

NCCN publishes new guidelines for managing patients with Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Both symptomatic and asymptomatic COVID-19 associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Pediatric hospital admissions rise with omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant

Eating sugar is healthy for some Greenlanders with a genetic variation

Eating sugar is healthy for some Greenlanders with a genetic variation

Furin cleavage site similarities in SARS-CoV-2 and rodent coronavirus indicate common wildlife host

Furin cleavage site similarities in SARS-CoV-2 and rodent coronavirus indicate common wildlife host

Severe COVID-19 found to be associated with disrupted intestinal Peyer’s patches

Severe COVID-19 found to be associated with disrupted intestinal Peyer’s patches

Younger cancer patients at particularly increased risk of mortality from COVID-19

Younger cancer patients at particularly increased risk of mortality from COVID-19

Children with isolated symptoms as likely as those with multiple symptoms to test COVID-19 positive

Children with isolated symptoms as likely as those with multiple symptoms to test COVID-19 positive

New oral pill for COVID-19 home treatment

New oral pill for COVID-19 home treatment

Investigating potential cross-protection against SARS-CoV-2 after previous exposure to bovine coronavirus

Investigating potential cross-protection against SARS-CoV-2 after previous exposure to bovine coronavirus

Scientists find better treatment options for patients with advanced colorectal cancer

Scientists find better treatment options for patients with advanced colorectal cancer