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A 42-year-old member asked:

Why do people get diarrhea?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Diarrhea: Diarrhea is caused when a virus ir bacterium upsets the normal flora of the bowel resulting in diarrhea.
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Diarrhea: There are many ways people get diarrhea. Food intolerance like lactose, contaminated food. Viral and bacterial infection such as travelers, antibiotic colitis, inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac sprue , hyperthyroidism, diabetes, medications etc.
Last updated Mar 16, 2021
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