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Diarrhea (cont.)

Diarrhea Follow-up

  • Avoid becoming dehydrated. Follow the advice of the health professional.
  • Re-contact the health care professional if the diarrhea worsens, if the affected person develops a high fever, abdominal pain, or has bloody stools.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/9/2012
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