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    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...

    Acute Diarrhoea Conditions

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

    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...

    Amoebiasis Shigella Giardia

    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. ...

    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...

    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 ...

    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 ...

    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...

    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...

    Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting Professional

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

    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...

    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

    Shigella Conditions

    The usual symptoms are: Diarrhoea (which will often contain blood and mucus - dysentery). Painful tummy (abdominal) cramps. , gastroenteritis diarrhoea and vomiting due t...

    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

    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...

    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...

    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

    Rotavirus and Rotavirus Vaccination Professional

    Investigations may also be required if there is any suspicion of a non-infective cause of diarrhoea. See also the separate article Childhood Diarrhoea . Differential diagnosis ...

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