• Bengaluru, Karnataka


Chronic diarrhea

Chronic diarrhea persists for a longer time, even several weeks and the patient may pass 4-5 unformed stools in a day. The rapid passage of food through the intestines does not allow sufficient time for the absorption of other nutrients and thus nutritional deficiency may occur.


Symptoms :

  1. Dehydration
  2. Blood, mucus or undigested food in the stool.
  3. Weight loss
  4. Fever


Causes :

  1. Malabsorption syndroms like celiac disease and lactose intolerance
  2. Metabolic diseases like diabetes mellitus, uremia
  3. Alcohol abuse
  4. Diseases of the intestine (such as Crohan’s disease or ulcerative colitis)


Treatment :

  1. Hydrating the body is essential to recovering from diarrhea.
  2. Eating a recovery diet.
  3. Avoiding certain food.
  4. Click here for more guidelines and diet plan.


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