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Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition that involves the frequent passing of loose or watery stools. It is the opposite of constipation and can have many causes, which may be infectious or non-infectious. Most cases of diarrhea resolve themselves on their own. See your doctor for any case that lasts longer than a few days and they should evaluate you. Here is a list of some of the most common causes of diarrhea:
  • Medications
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Infections
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Colon Cancer or Polyps

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