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Why won't my diahrrhea stop?
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Brittany Chan
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There are many causes of diarrhea, from food poisoning and infection to inflammatory bowel disease and mal-absorption.
Diarrhea, especially long-standing diarrhea, can have serious health consequences, such as malnutrition, dehydration, and even imbalances in your body's potassium and other electrolytes. If you have persistent diarrhea, see your doctor.

In brief: See a doctor
There are many causes of diarrhea, from food poisoning and infection to inflammatory bowel disease and mal-absorption.
Diarrhea, especially long-standing diarrhea, can have serious health consequences, such as malnutrition, dehydration, and even imbalances in your body's potassium and other electrolytes. If you have persistent diarrhea, see your doctor.
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