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    Traveller's Diarrhoea Conditions

    Traveller's Diarrhoea, Always make sure that you visit your GP surgery or travel clinic for health advice in plenty of time before your journey What is traveller's diarrhoea...

    Toddler's Diarrhoea Conditions

    Toddler's Diarrhoea, What are the symptoms of toddler's diarrhoea? Toddler's diarrhoea is also known as chronic nonspecific diarrhoea. Affected child...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Children Conditions

    Acute Diarrhoea in Children, Symptoms can range from a mild stomach upset for a day or two with slight diarrhoea, to severe watery diarrhoea for several days or longer. ...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults Conditions

    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults, Gut disorders that cause persistent (chronic) diarrhoea may be mistaken for acute diarrhoea when they first begin - for example, diarrhoea...

    Bile Acid Diarrhoea Conditions

    Bile Acid Diarrhoea, See also separate leaflet called Acute Diarrhoea in Adults . The diarrhoea is usually watery without any blood. The diarrhoea may occur...

    Childhood Diarrhoea Professional

    Childhood Diarrhoea, The most common complication of acute diarrhoea is dehydration. [ 1 ] Non-infectious causes of diarrhoea may have other systemic signs and symptoms and ...

    Traveller's Diarrhoea Professional

    Traveller's Diarrhoea, Most pathogens cause mild self-limiting diarrhoea for less than 72 hours. Diarrhoea lasting for longer than 14 days suggests more unusual organ...

    Antidiarrhoeal Medicines for Acute Diarrhoea Conditions

    Antidiarrhoeal Medicines for Acute Diarrhoea, Gut disorders that cause chronic diarrhoea may be mistaken for acute diarrhoea when they first begin - for example, diarrho...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults Professional

    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults, There is no universally agreed definition for diarrhoea but the British Society of Gastroenterology defines diarrhoea as the abnormal passage of...

    Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting Professional

    Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting, Complications Severe or persistent vomiting may cause: Dehydration Metabolic alkalaemia, hyponatraemia , and hypokalaemia Haematemesis from ...

    Chronic Diarrhoea in Adults Professional

    Chronic Diarrhoea in Adults, There is no agreement on the duration of symptoms that define chronic as opposed to acute diarrhoea. Some authorities define persistent diarrhoea...

    Bile Acid Malabsorption/Diarrhoea Professional

    Bile Acid Malabsorption/Diarrhoea, This causes bile acid malabsorption (BAM) leading to bile acid diarrhoea (BAD). BAD presents as chronic watery, non-bloody diarrhoea. [ 1 ...

    Gastroenteritis in Adults Conditions

    The main symptom is diarrhoea, often with being sick (vomiting) as well. Diarrhoea means loose or watery stools (faeces), usually at least three times in 24 hours. , diarrhoea...

    Symptoms Causes and Diagnosis Treatment Complications Prevention

    Dysentery and Shigella Conditions

    Gastroenteritis is an infection of the bowels (intestines). Diarrhoea is one of the symptoms of gastroenteritis. If the diarrhoea contains blood and mucus, this is known as dysentery...

    Campylobacter Conditions

    For more information on this situation, see separate leaflet called Traveller's Diarrhoea . Campylobacter is one of many possible germs which cause traveller's diarrhoea...

    Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment for children Treatment for adults Complications Prevention

    Rotavirus Conditions

    Watery diarrhoea then follows. The diarrhoea can range from mild to severe. The diarrhoea may clear up in about three days but, in some cases, it can last for up to nine day...

    Clostridium Difficile Conditions

    As a general guide, the diagnosis of C. difficile infection should be suspected in: Anyone who develops diarrhoea who has had antibiotics within the previous two months; and/or Whe...

    Food Poisoning in Adults Conditions

    Gastroenteritis is a gut infection with diarrhoea, tummy ache and sometimes being sick (vomiting). Diarrhoea is defined as 'loose or watery stools (faeces), usually at least thre...

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment Complications Prevention

    Norovirus Conditions

    Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines) which usually causes symptoms such as being sick (vomiting) and diarrhoea. Norovirus is the most common virus causing gastroenteritis i...

    Food Poisoning in Children Conditions

    The main symptom is diarrhoea , often with being sick (vomiting) as well. Diarrhoea is defined as 'loose or watery stools (faeces), usually at least three times in 24 hours'....

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