It is important to contact your GP if the diarrhoea is particularly frequent or persistent and is presenting with additional symptoms such as:
• blood in stools
• persistent vomiting
• severe or continuous stomach ache
• weight loss
• signs of dehydration – drowsiness, light headedness, dizziness, passing urine infrequently
• dark or black stools – this could be a sign of internal bleeding inside your stomach

Although all of our content is written and reviewed by healthcare professionals, it should not be substituted for or used as medical advice. If you have any questions about your health, please speak to your doctor.

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