What is Diarrhea?
Learn about the symptoms, causes and more.
What’s weird, what’s normal, what’s healthy, and what’s not—your bowel movements can say a lot about your overall digestion and health.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the large intestine. It is also one of the most common causes of chronic diarrhea.
Monitoring all the symptoms of diarrhea can help you determine what may be the underlying cause, whether it’s a short bout of food poisoning or a sign of a more chronic condition such as irritable bowel syndrome or ulcerative colitis.
Learn about the foods you should stick to when you’re having diarrhea, and what you should avoid.
You should notify your doctor about severe diarrhea, particularly if it is accompanied by other symptoms. They indicate something more serious could be going on.
Children cannot recognize the life threatening symptoms of Diarrhea. Learn about what to do when your child has Diarrhea.
Diarrhea can be caused by many different things, some of them nothing to worry about and some of them more serious. Learn about the most common causes.