DIARRHEA PREVENTION 1.

Drink more water
2. Give oral dehydration salts
 Hand 3. Avoid caffeine, dairy products,
and greasy, high fibre, or
washing sugary foods
 Use clean 4. Placing a hot water bottle or
water. wheat pack on your stomach,
 Give breast or taking paracetamol (e.g.
Panadol), may provide some
feeding for relief from abdominal cramps
your infant . 5. Apply zinc and castor oil
 Vaccination from ointment or a barrier cream to
affected areas if you, or your
rotavirus.
child, develops a rash (like
 Always put foods that nappy rash) from the diarrhea
could spoil in the fridge 6. Anti-diarrhoeal medications
 Ensure that meat is that slow diarrhoea (e.g.
Imodium) should be avoided
cooked thoroughly
as these drugs prevent your
 Avoid eating raw meats, body from getting rid of the
fish, and shellfish unless bacteria or virus that may
you are sure that they have caused the diarrhoea

have been freshly
prepared and are from a diArrhea
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vegetables

TREATMENT OF DIARRHEA:
with loss of the normal  Watery stools
stretchiness of the  An urgent feeling that you
skin and irritable
need to have a bowel
behaviour.
movement
 Nausea and throwing up
 More serious symptoms
CAUSES OF DIARRHEA
include:
 Alcohol  Blood or mucus in your
abuse stool

 Weight loss
Allergies
 Fever
to
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 Infection by
bacteria (the cause of most
types of food poisoning) or
other organisms
 Diseases of the intestines
 Eating foods that upset the
WHAT IS DIARRHEA ….? digestive system
 Some cancers
Diarrhea is the condition of having
at least three loose or liquid bowel SYMPTOMS OF DIARRHEA
movements each day. It often lasts
 Bloating in your belly
for a few days and can result
 Cramps TYPES OF STOOL
in dehydration due to fluid loss.
 Thin or loose stools
Signs of dehydration often begin
TYPES OF DIARRHEA illness lasts from two to four weeks.
If the condition lasts longer than
Acute diarrhea is typically caused
four weeks, it is considered chronic
by bacteria, viruses or parasites.
diarrhea.
Persistent diarrhea is when the