Diarrhea

Common Name(s)

Diarrhea

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Diarrhea" for support, advocacy or research.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD)

AGMD is a nonprofit international organization which serves as an integral educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also functions as an important information base for members of the medical and scientific communities. In addition, it provides a forum for patients suffering from digestive motility diseases and disorders as well as their families and members of the medical community.

http://www.agmd-gimotility.org

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2015

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group is a patient led and patient governed organization dedicated to helping everyone who suffers from IBS and other digestive health disorders, through patient communication, support, symptoms, causes, treatment, accurate information and education.

http://www.ibsgroup.org

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Diarrhea" returned 1798 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fecal microbiota transplant by push enteroscopy to treat diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile.
 

Author(s): Arnaldo José Ganc, Ricardo Leite Ganc, Sílvia Mansur Reimão, Alberto Frisoli Junior, Jacyr Pasternak

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). ;13(2):338-9.

 

Clostridium difficile is the major etiological agent of pseudomembranous colitis and is found in up to 20% of adult inpatients. The recommended treatment is antibiotic therapy with metronidazole and/or vancomycin. However, the recurrence rate may reach up to 25% and it increases in ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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The Influence of Episode Severity on Caregiver Recall, Care-seeking, and Treatment of Diarrhea Among Children 2-59 Months of Age in Bihar, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh, India.
 

Author(s): Laura M Lamberti, Christa L Fischer Walker, Sunita Taneja, Sarmila Mazumder, Robert E Black

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2015 Aug;93(2):250-6.

 

Increased diarrheal episode severity has been linked to better 2-week recall and improved care-seeking and treatment among caregivers of children under five. Using cross-sectional data from three Indian states, we sought to assess the relationship between episode severity and the ...

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2015

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Extreme hypernatremic dehydration due to potential sodium intoxication: consequences and management for an infant with diarrhea at an urban intensive care unit in Bangladesh: a case report.
 

Author(s): Sumon Kumar Das, Farzana Afroze, Tahmeed Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Shafiqul Alam Sarker, Sayeeda Huq, M Munirul Islam, Lubaba Shahrin, Fariha Bushra Matin, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti

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Hypernatremia (serum sodium ≥ 150 mmol/L) is one of the most life-threatening complications of childhood diarrhea, and its management remains challenging, even in a highly advanced critical care setting. This case report describes the acute clinical course and 3-month neurological ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2015

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The terms "Diarrhea" returned 149 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile-Associated Diarrhea.
 

Author(s): Nathaniel A Cohen, Ronen Ben Ami, Hanan Guzner-Gur, Moshe E Santo, Zamir Halpern, Nitsan Maharshak

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2015 Aug;17(8):510-4.

 

Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea is a problem most hospital-based physicians will face in their career. This review aims to refresh current knowledge with regard to Clostridium difficile infection and bring physicians up to date with the latest developments in the growing ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2015

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[Efficacy of racecadotril vs. smectite, probiotics or zinc as an integral part of treatment of acute diarrhea in children under five years: A meta-analysis of multiple treatments].
 

Author(s): Pedro Gutiérrez-Castrellón, Anna Alejandra Ortíz-Hernández, Beatriz Llamosas-Gallardo, Mario A Acosta-Bastidas, Carlos Jiménez-Gutiérrez, Luisa Diaz-García, Anahí Anzo-Osorio, Juliana Estevez-Jiménez, Irma Jiménez-Escobar, Rosa Patricia Vidal-Vázquez

Journal: Gac Med Mex. ;151(3):329-37.

 

Despite major advances in treatment, acute diarrhea continues to be a public health problem in children under five years. There is no systematic approach to treatment and most evidence is assembled comparing active treatment vs. placebo.

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2015

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Bile Acid diarrhea: prevalence, pathogenesis, and therapy.
 

Author(s): Michael Camilleri

Journal: Gut Liver. 2015 May;9(3):332-9.

 

Bile acid diarrhea (BAD) is usually seen in patients with ileal Crohn's disease or ileal resection. However, 25% to 50% of patients with functional diarrhea or diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) also have evidence of BAD. It is estimated that 1% of the population ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Treatment of Travelers' Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acute Watery Diarrhea; Dysentery/Febrile Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2015

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Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy (CLE) in Patients With Diarrhea
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diarrhea

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2013

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