Diarrhea in newborn causes and treatments

newborn in diarrheaNewborn diarrhea may be a cause for concern in new oldsters. Often, counting on the underlying cause, the condition is easily corrected with proper home care. Knowing what to do when your newborn comes down with a bout of diarrhea and understanding when it is necessary to hunt professional assistance can significantly facilitate to calm nervous new oldsters. By following some simple tips and educating yourself concerning diarrhea in newborns, you’ll be able to feel confident in helping your newborn infant to treat the condition if it were to develop. Continue reading

Dealing with Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Many women are known to suffer from constipation during pregnancy; however there are some women who also suffer from diarrhea. Diarrhea is basically watery or loose frequent bowel movements. This may occur on account of lactose intolerance, sensitivity to certain foods during pregnancy and even hormonal changes. Some women may suffer from diarrhea because of the excessive intake of water during pregnancy, changes in the food brands, new exercise routine and even pre natal vitamins. A specialized diet prescribed for women during pregnancy by their doctor may also result in diarrhea for the first couple of days till their body adjusts to the new foods. Diarrhea during pregnancy is not a cause for concern as it usually does last for more than a couple of days. However if the diarrhea persists then it is advisable to contact a medical practitioner as continuous loss of fluids during pregnancy may lead to dehydration  which in turn may result in premature labor. Continue reading




Unlike acute diarrhea, chronic diarrhea is duration of diarrhea lasting more than 2 weeks, 1 month, persistent, there is suspended period and then recurrence.

Watery feces, not too much water, sometimes viscous feces. There are many different causes of acute diarrhea. But there are many cases that do not find cause and is difficult to treat, if the disease do not properly diagnosis and timely treat, it may be malnourished or other complications.


The cause was determined as follows

- Due to malabsorption, primary lesions in the small intestine as sprue disease, failure of the pancreas, by cutting small intestine (short bowel syndrome), caused by the bacteria growth in the small intestine. Consequences of the disease is causes of malnutrition, lack of vitamins, minerals, micronutrients, decreased albumin, decreased cholesterol and increased prothrombin time

- Osmotic diarrhea, the most common cause is lack of lactase enzymes, cause of malabsorption starch. Symptoms include bloating, flatulence, belching. Other causes such as side effects of laxatives such as lactose, sorbitol and drugs to neutralize stomach acid. In addition to see in case after gastritis, enteritis due to viral or using some other drugs.
- Due to inflammation, the main cause is ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease. The common symptom such as abdominal pain, fever, weight loss, blood in bowel movement. Continue reading

Diet for diarrhea children

In addition to good food and drink should be used for diarrhea which we have mentioned in the Good food and drink for diarrhea, in this reading, I would like to mention the food should and should not use for diarrhea children.

Although the duration of acute diarrhea, the absorption of food is lower than normal, but still absorbed from the intestine 60%, so duration of diarrhea, children need to eat enough servings, children are not hungry; body weight will continue to increase at a normal rate. If children do not eat enough servings, children weight will loss and lead to malnutrition.

The food should be used when a child get diarrhea

Rice (rice flour), potatoes, lean chicken, lean pork, lean fish, soy milk (soy beans), yogurt, milk with little or no lactose, vegetable oil, carrots, sapodilla, bananas, apples.

Infants under 6 months of age are breastfed:

See more: Signals and Causes of Diarrhea in Infants

Continue normal feeding and increase the number of feeding. Because breast-feeding is very good for diarrhea children; if breastfeeding, diarrhea is less and faster healing, due to breast-feed contains Lactoza, they are absorbed very well when diarrhea. In case, the child do not breast-feed, infant feeding cow’s milk or milk powder that infant had still eaten before and eat more meals a day.

Children from 6 months of age:

In addition to breast-feeding milk and above alternative milk, the need for children to eat more times and each at a nutrient-rich foods such as lean meat, fish, eggs, milk … and add a little oil and fat to increase energy of the diet. If infant eat cow’s milk, cereals and boil cooked vegetables, the amount of excreted manure does not also increase, if only pure milk cow or industrial milk can cause by increasing volume of distribution. Continue reading

Common cause of diarrhea in elderly

If young people can eat and drink their interests, it was not easy for the elderly

Hot weather along with changes in the immune system, digestion is very easy to create conditions for the factors of diarrhea in the elderly. It is one thing to note for the elderly health

Elderly people need to be careful with the many factors of diarrhea

For the elderly body, digestive system is more and more dysfunction; they feel that swallowing is also more difficult, the digestive juices secreted slowly and less than when they were young. In addition, many people get chronic diseases in the gastrointestinal tract such as stomach ulcers – duodenal, so the food should be cooked and soft

With small favorable conditions also caused the bacteria entering their intestines and acute diarrhea. The causes of acute diarrhea are common in the elderly:

Trouble from dysentery: bacillary dysentery caused by Shigella, the symptoms is cramps stomach, a solid, fever. These cases require early treatment with specific antibiotics, but should pay attention to the phenomenon of bacterial antibiotics.

This syndrome is caused by Escherichia coli (E. Coli), 3 strains can cause diarrhea and cramping dysentery syndrome, a solid nose and blood stools, including E. coli intestinal pathogenic; E. coli is a intestinal penetration toxins; E. coli is intestinal bleeding toxins. Another reason leading to dysentery syndrome in the elderly are caused by Yesinia Enterocolica bacteria, source of infection is water, contaminated food, such as milk, vegetables, meat causing gastritis, bowel or mesenteric inflammatory. When infection, severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, and bloody stools.

Hazards from food: elderly get diarrhea easily by eating contaminated food. These foods contain bacteria, which is capable of breaking into the intestinal mucosa and cause of diseases such as Salmonella is the most common disease. Continue reading

Signals and causes of Diarrhea in infants

1.     Signals and causes of Diarrhea in infants.

Infants often get diarrhea because of immature gastrointestinal digestion, it easily react to changes, even strange in food, especially for the infective food.

Normal infants, especially those breastfeeding, can have a bowel 5-10 times a day, usually after each feeding, thick, dark yellow, infants gain weight well; this case does not called diarrhea.
If breastfeeding is not enough, green stools with amount of water.

2.     Cause of diarrhea in infants including:
Infections, milk allergies, malabsorption syndrome
If breastfeeding is too much, mother drink enema or laxative foods, breastfeeding may get diarrhea
In addition to two above causes, some common causes of diarrhea in infants: can be cause by otitis media, sinusitis-rhinitis-pharyngitis, enteritis caused by bacteria (coli, enterocoque, staphylocoque …) or by microbe. Bacteria or virus often incubates in the gut. Sometimes, the cause is due to not digest cow’s milk or adapt to a new use.
More rarely causes is intestines infection due to typhoid germs, salmonellose germs, enteritis or a point at the end of the narrow small intestine leading to enteritis.

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Prevention and treatment of diarrhea

Diarrhea is a very dangerous disease for all ages. People who get diarrhea make their body to release too much water without make up; together with the loss of electrolytes are essential salts for the body. Diarrhea usually occurs with season. In temperate regions, the hot season, the agent of diarrhea is caused by viruses. In the tropics, diarrhea is caused by bacteria and occurs in the rainy and hot season, Rotavirut diarrhea occurs in the cold – dry season. And readings before we learned about the definition and causes of diarrhea, this reading will show you how to treat and prevent diarrhea.

Consists of two types of diarrhea are acute diarrhea occurs suddenly, only lasts a few days to over a week, no more than 2 weeks. Chronic diarrhea is more than 2 weeks, 1 month, sometimes more, there are days with fewer diarrheas, there are days with more diarrheas, there are days it seemed cured, but then straight away. In general, chronic diarrhea is less the acute diarrhea, especially in children.

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What should we do when children get diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea in childrenDiarrhea is cause of dehydration and salt for caring and treating children, so need to offset the amount of water and salt. Eating, drug to treat symptoms

such as analgesic, also request parents have to know properly caring children.

What should we do when children get diarrhea?

Always make up and drink oresol solution correct dosage for children: How to add salt and water that make most easily at home is to drink oresol solution (ORS). The basic thing to effective therapeutics ORS solution is to make up correct dosage. Correct phase is to follow the instructions on the oresol label package. On the market there are many kind oresol for rehydration and electrolytes such as packet mix one quart of water; package containing 200ml water; package 250ml water. Need to mix with boiled water. When properly mixed, the electrolyte concentration was easily absorbed into the body. You need to use the type of cup, bottle to measure the right amount of water to mix. Continue reading

Causes of Diarrhea in dogs

Diarrhea in dogs

Diarrhea in dogs that is an acute or chronic disease is caused by one or more different causes and the same consequences is a stools symptom in dogs, increased number of bowel movements and the amount of manure in one day than normal.


· Disease can be caused by one or a group.

· The level of risk may vary that depend on the cause of disease, the individual…

· Diarrhea may be accompanied by symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, gastro-intestinal loss of water, electrolytes, blood … lead to depression and may be fatal. The most dangerous is acute diarrhea.

· Disease can be spread or not, depending on the cause.

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