Diarrhea Articles A-Z
Giardia Symptoms - Norovirus
This page contains links to eMedTV Diarrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Giardia Symptoms to Norovirus. 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.
Descriptions of Articles
- Giardia Symptoms
Common Giardia symptoms can include vomiting, bloating, diarrhea, and stomach pain. This eMedTV resource describes these and other signs and symptoms of Giardia in detail. It also discusses when symptoms do not go away or keep coming back.
- Giardia Transmission
Giardia transmission, as this eMedTV article explains, occurs when a person accidentally swallows something (such as recreational water or uncooked food) infected with the Giardia lamblia parasite. Other transmission methods are also discussed.
- Giardia Treatment
This eMedTV article explores common methods of treating Giardia, such as prescription drugs and drinking plenty of fluids. This article also takes a look at what to do if your Giardia infection is not responding to treatment.
- Giardiasis Treatment
As this eMedTV page explains, giardiasis treatment usually consists of prescription drugs, hydration, and treating close contacts. This page also discusses the effectiveness of drugs and the importance of fluid intake during treatment.
- How Is Cholera Spread?
How is cholera spread? As this eMedTV page explains, cholera transmission occurs through food or water that is contaminated with Vibrio cholerae bacteria. This page also explains how cholera is unlikely to be spread through person-to-person contact.
- How Long Does Diarrhea Last?
How long does diarrhea last? As explained in this eMedTV article, most cases of diarrhea last one to three days; however, diarrhea can last for several months -- or even longer.
- Infant Diarrhea
If your infant has diarrhea, it's important to prevent him or her from becoming dehydrated. This eMedTV segment discusses infant diarrhea, including information about the risks of dehydration and how to know when to take your child to the doctor.
- Infant Stomach Flu
When the illness affects an infant, stomach flu presents a special concern. As this eMedTV segment explains, infants with stomach flu are at a greater risk for dehydration. This article identifies symptoms to look for in infants with stomach flu.
- Info About Diarrhea
People with diarrhea often have frequent, watery bowel movements. This eMedTV segment takes a quick look at diarrhea, with info about causes, treatment, and more. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
- Info on Cholera
Need info on cholera? Check out this page of the eMedTV site. It presents an overview of this condition, taking a look at what causes it, possible symptoms, treatment options, and more, with a link to a full-length article on this topic.
- Information on Cholera
Are you looking for information on cholera? Check out this eMedTV segment. This page describes why the infection occurs, lists areas of the world where it is more prevalent, and addresses diagnosis and treatment, with a link to learn more.