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1.  Diarrhea
Diarrhea is a condition that is classified as the appearance of loose, watery stools and/or a frequent need to go to the bathroom. It generally lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment. Diarrhea ma...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Diaper rash
2.  Viral Gastroenteritis
Viral gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines caused by one of any number of viruses. Also known as the stomach flu, viral gastroenteritis can affect anyone throughout the world. This highl...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Pain
  • Body ache
  • Unintentional weight loss
3.  Food Poisoning
Every year, millions of people eat food contaminated with bacteria, viruses, or parasites. The result can be food poisoning, an uncomfortable experience characterized by nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. One in si...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Tingling hands and feet
  • Blood in stool
4.  The Many Sides of Bacterial Gastroenteritis
If you have bacterial gastroenteritis, bacteria have caused an infection in your gut. This usually results in your stomach and intestines becoming inflamed, and you'll probably experience unpleasant symptoms such a...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Blood in stool
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Pain
5.  Giardiasis
Giardiasis is an infection that affects your small intestine, caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Giardiasis is spread through contact with infected people and by eating contaminated food or drinkin...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
6.  Food Allergy Basics
Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food allergies, and how to prevent or treat sever...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Choking
  • Low blood pressure
  • Runny nose
  • Abdominal bloating
7.  Lactose Intolerance
Lactose intolerance is the inability to break down a type of natural sugar called lactose . Lactose is commonly found in dairy products, such as milk and yogurt. A person becomes lactose intolerant when his or her smal...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Pain
  • Foul smelling stool
  • Tired
  • Abnormally thin
8.  Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the lining of the large intestine (colon or bowel) and the rectum become inflamed. This inflammation produces tiny sores or ulcers on the lining of th...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue
9.  Celiac Disease (Gluten Intolerance)
Celiac disease is a digestive disorder. It is caused by an immune reaction to gluten. Celiac disease is also known as: sprue nontropical sprue gluten intolerance gluten-sensitive enteropathy Gluten is a protein found i...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Seizures
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Bruises easily
10.  Malabsorption Syndrome
Malabsorption syndrome refers to a number of disorders in which the intestine's ability to absorb certain nutrients, such as vitamin B12 and iron, into the bloodstream is negatively affected.Proteins, carbohydrates...
Symptoms:
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Muscle wasting
  • Fatty stools
  • Abdominal swelling
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