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    Diarrhoea Conditions

    Diarrhoea, Gut disorders that cause persistent (chronic) diarrhoea may be mistaken for acute diarrhoea when they first begin - for example, diarrhoea caused by ulc...

    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...

    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...

    Diarrhoea Medicine Conditions

    Diarrhoea Medicine, Gut disorders that cause chronic diarrhoea may be mistaken for acute diarrhoea when they first begin - for example, diarrhoea caused by ulcerat...

    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...

    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. ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    Norovirus Conditions

    For more information about symptoms, including dehydration, see the separate leaflets called  Diarrhoea and Acute Diarrhoea in Children . How is norovirus diagnosed? A s...

    Giardia Conditions

    Symptoms of giardial infection can vary from person to person but can generally be divided into sudden-onset (acute) and persistent (chronic) diarrhoea symptoms. Acute diarrhoea...

    Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff) Conditions

    See also the separate leaflets called  Diarrhoea and Acute Diarrhoea in Children for further information. In most cases, the symptoms start within a few days of starting t...

    Shigella Conditions

    Dysentery is the name used when diarrhoea is accompanied by blood and mucus. Dysentery caused by shigella is also known as bacillary dysentery.

    Gastroenteritis 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...

    Gastroenteritis in Children Conditions

    The severity can range from a mild tummy upset for a day or two with some mild diarrhoea, to severe diarrhoea and being sick (vomiting) for several days or longer. Many viruses, bact...

    Salmonella Conditions

    Salmonella symptoms The typical symptoms are diarrhoea and stomach cramps. The diarrhoea can sometimes be bloody. You may also feel sick (have nausea) and be sick (vomit) and you ...

    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...

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