Diarrhoea is categorised as passing of frequent, watery and loose stools. Other symptoms that can accompany include:
• stomach cramps
• nausea and vomiting
• headache
• loss of appetite

The excessive water loss in stools can also result in dehydration which can be serious if not treated quickly.

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Authored Aug 11, 2021 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Aug 11, 2021 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm