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    Acute Diarrhoea in Adults Professional

    Acute diarrhoea is usually defined as that lasting less than four weeks and chronic diarrhoea as that lasting more than four weeks. [ 1 ] Causes of acute diarrhoea [ 1 ] Infection (see also...

    Left Iliac Fossa Pain Professional

    Causes of acute LIF pain Gastrointestinal causes [ 4 ] Gastroenteritis : however, this commonly causes more generalised abdominal pain. It is the most common cause of abdominal p...

    Giardiasis Professional

    . - improve the detection rate. [ 8 ] Other tests: duodenal samples for microscopy, which can be obtained using the 'string test' (swallowing a gelatin capsule on a string) or duodenal bio...

    Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff) Conditions

    This is similar to the symptoms that occur with many other mild or moderate bouts of gut infection (gastroenteritis). Symptoms may last from a few days to several weeks. In mild cases, sympto...

    Febrile Convulsions Professional

    NB : other types of seizure related to acute illness in children are: [ 1 ] Febrile myoclonic seizures. [ 6 ] Afebrile convulsions in young children with mild gastroenteritis - clu...

    Vitamin A Deficiency Conditions

    Both mild and severe forms of vitamin A may cause an increased risk of: Infections, including throat and chest infections, and gastroenteritis. Delayed growth and bone development in...

    Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke Conditions

    People taking 'water tablets' (diuretics - usually used for high blood pressure or heart failure ), antipsychotic medication or recreational drugs like ecstasy People with tummy troubles...

    Racecadotril for acute diarrhoea (Hidrasec) Medicines

    The most common cause is an infection (gastroenteritis). In most cases, the diarrhoea eases and goes within several days, but it can sometimes take longer.

    Giardia Conditions

    Giardiasis is an infection of your bowels (a gastroenteritis infection). G. intestinalis is a protozoan parasite. A protozoan is a microscopic, single-celled organism.

    IgA Nephropathy (Berger's Disease) Professional

    Symptoms and findings May present with gross haematuria , usually with an upper respiratory tract infection or, less often, gastroenteritis. Alternatively, there may be no symptoms ...

    Rectal Bleeding in Children Professional

    Infectious diarrhoea : Includes that caused by Clostridium difficile and causes bleeding associated with profuse diarrhoea. Gastroenteritis in many varieties (more commonly Campy...

    Travelling to Remote Locations Conditions

    The risk of infection of the gut (gastroenteritis) is very high in travellers to remote locations. In some circumstances (such as where no refrigeration is available) avoiding meat may limit ...

    Acute Diarrhoea in Children Conditions

    Infection of the gut (gastroenteritis) is the common cause: A virus is the common cause of infective diarrhoea in the UK.

    Prolonged Diarrhoea or Vomiting Professional

    Complications Severe or persistent vomiting may cause: Dehydration Metabolic alkalaemia, hyponatraemia , and hypokalaemia Haematemesis from a Mallory-Weiss tear of the oesophagus ...

    Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis Professional

    Gastro-oesophageal reflux . Gastroenteritis . Duodenal atresia, oesophageal atresia or other bowel obstruction in the newborn.

    The Gut Conditions

    Gallstones . Gastroenteritis Piles (haemorrhoids) . Helicobacter pylori and stomach pain . Hernia .

    Baby Colic Conditions

    More commonly babies become intolerant after a tummy bug ( gastroenteritis ). This is usually a short-lived phase. Changing from ordinary baby formula milk to a baby formula milk that is free...

    Medicines for Nausea Conditions

    Some of the more common ones include: Tummy bugs (gastroenteritis). Migraine. Pregnancy. Anxiety. Ear problems. Motion sickness (travel sickness - feeling sick in a car, ...

    Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children Conditions

    RAP after gastroenteritis Bacterial gastroenteritis can occasionally seem to trigger IBS. This may just mean that the bowel is sore and taking its time to settle down.

    Food Poisoning Conditions

    Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating and drinking food or drink which is contaminated by germs or toxins. Gastroenteritis is a gut infection with diarrhoea, tummy ache and sometimes ...