Chronic diarrhea

Summary: The presence of chronic diarrhea, which is usually taken to mean diarrhea that has persisted for over 4 weeks. ...1,2

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Causes of Chronic diarrhea

Some infections, food allergies and intolerances, digestive tract problems, abdominal surgery, and long-term use of medicines can cause chronic diarrhea. Infections Some infections from bacteria and parasites that cause diarrhea do not go away quickly without treatment. Also, after ...3

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Causes List for Chronic diarrhea

Possible causes of Chronic diarrhea (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Treatments for Chronic diarrhea

How do doctors treat persistent and chronic diarrhea? How doctors treat persistent and chronic diarrhea depends on the cause. Doctors may prescribe antibiotics and medicines that target parasites to treat bacterial or parasitic infections. Doctors may also prescribe medicines to ...5

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References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN001835/ 
  3. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ diarrhea/ all-content
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ digestive-diseases/ diarrhea/ all-content

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