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What is the difference between diarrhea and loose stool, or are they the same?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Different: I believe diarrhea must include a serious increase in the frequency of the bms and looseness.Of course other symptoms such as fever, cramps, etc may be present.
Answered on Apr 26, 2016
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