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Diarrhea (cont.)

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acute diarrheal illness, gastroenteritis, acute enteritis, dysentery, the runs, E coli, salmonella, gas, bloating, loose stools, frequent stools, cramps, rotavirus, Norwalk virus, adenovirus, food poisoning, traveler's diarrhea, abdominal pain, acute diarrhea, chronic diarrhea, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, diarrhea diet, BRAT diet, infant diarrhea, pregnancy diarrhea, toddler diarrhea, bloody stools, black tarry stools, mucous or pus in stool, viral diarrhea, bacterial diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, watery diarrhea, remedies for diarrhea, vomiting and diarrhea

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/9/2012
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Acute diarrhea is defined as the abrupt onset of abnormally high fluid content in the stool (more than the normal value of approximately 10 mL/kg/d).

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