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This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Cholera Facts to Diagnosing Diarrhea. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Cholera Facts
    Anyone who travels worldwide should know some basic facts about cholera (an acute diarrheal illness). This eMedTV segment presents cholera facts, including information about the cause, transmission, treatment, and prevention of cholera.
  • Cholera Information
    Are you looking for information on cholera? This eMedTV Web page is a great place to start. It explains how the disease is transmitted, possible symptoms, and treatment, with a link to an in-depth article on this topic.
  • Cholera Signs and Symptoms
    As this section of the eMedTV site explains, signs and symptoms of cholera can include vomiting, diarrhea, and increased heart rate. This article talks about these and other symptoms, with details on the potential complications of cholera.
  • Cholera Symptoms
    Possible symptoms of cholera include watery diarrhea, vomiting, and muscle cramps. This eMedTV segment describes the signs and symptoms of this illness, as well as symptoms that can occur as a result of fluid loss, such as severe dehydration.
  • Cholera Transmission
    The most common form of cholera transmission is eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. This eMedTV Web page explains how food becomes contaminated and how it is unlikely for transmission to occur through casual contact.
  • Cholera Treatment
    In general, cholera treatment involves fluid replacement and, in some cases, antibiotics. This eMedTV Web page explains how these methods work. When administered promptly, they can lower the mortality rate of cholera to less than 1 percent.
  • Cholera Vaccine
    As this eMedTV article explains, there is no vaccine for cholera available in the United States, but there are two vaccines that are used in other countries. This page explains why the vaccine is generally not recommended for travelers.
  • Cholero
    Cholera, an acute diarrheal illness, is not a major threat in the United States. This eMedTV article explains how cholera is spread and describes various treatment options that are currently available. Cholero is a common misspelling of cholera.
  • Cure for Cholera
    With early and adequate treatment, a cure for cholera is possible in greater than 99 percent of cases. This eMedTV page explains that the cure for cholera typically includes antibiotics and oral or intravenous fluid replacement.
  • Cures for Giardia
    Cures for Giardia often consist of medications that treat the infection. As this eMedTV page explains, in addition to prescribed drugs, drinking plenty of fluids generally is successfully in treating cases of giardiasis.
  • Diagnosing Diarrhea
    If your diarrhea does not go away on its own, you may need to have it diagnosed. This eMedTV Web page looks at the process of diagnosing diarrhea, which can involve a physical exam, a stool culture, blood tests, and other tests.
  • Diarea
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in a day. This page covers symptoms that can accompany diarrhea and how it can be treated. Diarea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diareah
    Food intolerance and intestinal disease are among the things that can cause a person to have diarrhea. This eMedTV Web page defines diarrhea and discusses its types, causes, and treatment options. Diareah is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diareaha
    People with diarrhea may pass more than a quart of watery stool a day. This eMedTV resource explains how long diarrhea typically lasts and explores situations in which medical attention is needed. Diareaha is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diareha
    The average adult experiences diarrhea about four times a year. This eMedTV segment defines diarrhea and explains how it can be treated, as well as what to do if your child develops diarrhea. Diareha is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarehea
    Diarrhea is frequent loose or liquid bowel movements. This page from the eMedTV Web site describes the two different type of diarrhea and explores the possible causes of these problems. Diarehea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarehia
    Diarrhea occurs when you have loose, watery stools more than three times in one day. This eMedTV article further describes this symptom, including what may cause it and when to contact your doctor. Diarehia is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarhea
    This page on the eMedTV site gives an overview of diarrhea, which is defined as loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in a day. This page also links to more information about diarrhea. Diarhea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarhee
    This eMedTV page discusses diarrhea, a symptom that causes loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. This page also covers when to seek medical attention and possible treatment options. Diarhee is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarhia
    People who have diarrhea have loose, watery stools that occur more than three times in one day. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at diarrhea, including what causes it and when to contact your doctor. Diarhia is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarreaha
    Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools occurring more than three times a day. This eMedTV page explains how long a bout of diarrhea lasts and when you should seek medical attention for the problem. Diarreaha is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarreha
    Diarrhea, defined as loose and watery stools, is caused by various viral and bacterial infections. This eMedTV segment explores other causes of diarrhea and explains when it may require medical attention. Diarreha is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarrehea
    Diarrhea is defined as loose, watery stools. This article from the eMedTV library describes the different types of diarrhea, explores the causes of this symptom, and explains when treatment is necessary. Diarrehea is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
  • Diarrha
    Diarrhea is a symptom that causes loose, watery stools more than three times in one day. This eMedTV Web segment explains what may cause diarrhea and describes how this symptom may be treated. Diarrha is a common misspelling of diarrhea.
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