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5 Things That Can Cause Diarrhea And How It Can Be Prevented

Diarrhea is a medical condition that cause a loose, watery stool that occur more frequently than usual. Diarrhea can occur in people of different ages, and it can go away on its own even without any treatment.

According to the medical facts found in Cleveland clinic, there are certain factors that responsible for diarrhea, and in this article, we are going to discuss about some of those things and also explain how diarrhea can be prevented. Just sit tight and enjoy this article while learning something new.

What Are The Things That Can Cause Diarrhea In Your Body?

1. Viral infection

When you have viral infection such as intestinal flu, the virus will affect your bowel system and cause diarrhea.

2. Radiation therapy

When you undergo certain type of radiation therapy in the abdominal region, It damage the healthy cells in your bowel which can lead to diarrhea.

3. Bacterial infection

When you have certain type of bacterial infection such as bacterial gastroenteritis, it can affect your bowel system and even cause diarrhea.

4. Food allergies

When you have certain type of food allergies such as lactose intolerance, eating foods that contains too much milk will cause allergic reactions in your bowel system and this would result to diarrhea.

5. Certain medications

Certain antibiotic medicines when taken regularly can affect your bowel system, change the bacteria balance, and even cause diarrhea.

How Can Diarrhea Be Prevented?

1. By drinking good water

You should always make sure you drink a good clean water that is free from contaminants as this may cause diarrhea.

2. Avoid eating contaminated food

Store your foods properly and always ensure you stay away from contaminated foods that may can diarrhea.

3. Avoid infections

To prevent the occurrence of diarrhea, you have to avoid getting infected by virus or bacteria.

4. Get the necessary vaccination

To stay healthy and avoid the occurrence of diarrhea, you need to get vaccinated with the rotavirus vaccine.

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