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Is there a treatment for diarrhea?
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Yes
But which treatment depends on the cause of your diarrhea.
There are non-specific treatments like over the counter Imodium (loperamide) which slow the gut down thus limiting symptoms. Other treatments include antibiotics, for bacterial causes of diarrhea, as well as anti-pararsitic, and toxin binding therapies (see c.Difficile diarrhea). That all said, the most important "treatment" is good hydration!

In brief: Yes
But which treatment depends on the cause of your diarrhea.
There are non-specific treatments like over the counter Imodium (loperamide) which slow the gut down thus limiting symptoms. Other treatments include antibiotics, for bacterial causes of diarrhea, as well as anti-pararsitic, and toxin binding therapies (see c.Difficile diarrhea). That all said, the most important "treatment" is good hydration!
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