What is Diarrhea ?

What is Diarrhea ?

Diarrhea is a disease related to digestion in which a person starts having diarrhea. Although diarrhea is a common disease, its treatment is very important. Even in diarrhea, a person suffers from continuous diarrhea, which if not cured can cause dehydration. Diarrhea is a common disease, which It happens to every person once or twice a year. This creates a lot of weakness in the person. If this happens continuously for several days, it can even lead to death.

In diarrhea, the stool that a person passes is very thin. This disease is seen due to parasites living in the intestines. In this disease, a large amount of water gets lost from the person’s body. If it is not treated on time, dehydration can occur in the body, which increases the risk of death.

Diarrhea disease can be easily controlled. The easiest way to control this disease is to compensate for the water and salt lost from the body. The best way for this is to make ORS solution or a solution of salt water and sugar and drink it several times a day.

cause of diarrhea disease :

The biggest reason for diarrhea is a virus which has a bad effect on the intestines. It is also called viral gastroenteritis and intestinal flu. It depends on the person as to what is causing the diarrhea.

1.) Due to infection

2.) Due to carelessness in eating

3.) Due to negative effects of a medicine

4.) Due to allergy due to some food

5.) Due to viral infection

6.) Due to radiation therapy

7.) Due to food poisoning

8.) Due to dirt

Symptoms of diarrhea disease :

 There are many symptoms of diarrhea, by experiencing which you can find out that you have diarrhea, so let us know what those symptoms are:

1.) Excessive nausea

2.) Stomach ache

3.) Swelling in the stomach

4.) Having a lot of pain

5.) Lack of water

6.) Frequent fever

7.) Having bloody bowel movements

8.) Having indigestion

Types of diarrhea –

There are three types of diarrhea, about which we are telling you below.

Acute Watery Diarrhea: This may last for several hours or days. It can also be due to cholera infection.

Blood in Diarrhea (Acute Bloody Diarrhea): In this, there is watery stool, but blood also comes with the stool. It is also called dysentery.

Persistent Diarrhea: This lasts for 14 days or more.

What should be eaten in diarrhea :

Here we are telling you what to eat when you have diarrhea.

  • banana
  • Curd
  • Apple
  • boiled rice
  • A dish in South Asian cuisine made of rice and lentils
  • boiled potato
  • drink lots of water

Instead of eating a lot at one go, eat light things little by little and at short intervals.

What not to eat in diarrhea :

You learned above what to eat during diarrhea. Along with this, it is equally important for you to know what should not be eaten during diarrhea. Below we are telling you about this.

  • spicy foods
  • oily things
  • outside food or junk food
  • canned foods
  • Dry Fruits
  • Liquor
  • dairy products
  • raw vegetables
  • citrus fruits
  • caffeine

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