Your search for "Diarrhoea" has returned 9 results.
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.
Title: Diarrhoea during cancer treatment
Summary: Some cancer treatments can cause diarrhoea. This patient information sheet explains why it happens, why it is a problem, what medicines you can take and answers some common questions.
Title: Foodborne disease
Summary: Causes of foodborne disease (food poisoning) and how good hygiene helps prevent infection.
Summary: Gastro is an illness which may cause some or all of the following symptoms: diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headache. Germs which cause gastro get into your body through your mouth and it usually takes several days for symptoms to appear. This time is known as the incubation period. Sometimes symptoms may occur within hours of the germs entering your body but it is usually longer. When people get gastro they often assume that the last meal they ate gave them food poisoning. This is usually not the case.
Title: Gastroenteritis (gastro) by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a bowel infection that causes diarrhoea (runny, watery poo) and sometimes vomiting. The vomiting may settle quickly, but the diarrhoea can last up to 10 days. Gastro can be caused by many different germs, although the most common cause of gastro is a viral infection. Most children do not need to take any medicine for gastro; however, it is important that they drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.
Title: Gastroenteritis in children
Summary: Gastroenteritis (gastro) is a common illness in infants and young children. It usually causes diarrhoea (watery or frequent motions/poo) and vomiting.
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.
Title: Information on caring for a stoma (bilingual brochure)
Summary: The bilingual booklet covers information such as What is a stoma? It also includes information on eating and drinking, managing constipation, caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy, healthy bowel habits, peri-anal skin care and tips for patients.
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, resulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps; which includes information on prevention and treatment.
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