Diarrhea - treatment

Watery loose stools more than 3 times a day, possibly mixed with blood, is called diarrhea, which in itself is not a disease but is a syndrome of many serious disorders of the human or animal.

Diarrhea is chronic and acute. Chronic diarrhea is a consequence of diseases of the housing and internal organs, it can take more than a month. Acute diarrhea is bacterial, viral basis and parasitic and can last up to 4 weeks.

There is an acute diarrhea upon ingestion of contaminated food or water in a living organism. The causative agents of acute diarrhea are:

- adeno -, Rota - and enteroviruses;

- bacteria: Salmonella, E. coli, Vibrio cholerae, the bacteria dysentery;

simple organisms: dysenteric amoeba and Giardia.

The complexity of the expression of the disease and the treatment of diarrhea depends on the variety and quantity of the pathogen and resistance of the human immune system.

Acute diarrhea, which is caused by Escherichia coli, characterized by manifestations of intoxication: weakness, chills, lack of appetite, abdominal pain, fever, loose stools, more than a dozen times a day, constant false urge to defecate.

If diarrhea is bacterial, then runs the disease is extremely difficult: all of the above symptoms become heavier, appear dragging pain in the rectum, vomiting, the body is dehydrated, which leads to hypotension, tachycardia, dryness of the skin, weakness.

Parasitic damage to the body develops slowly and is manifested by abdominal pain persistent, bloody diarrhea.

Chronic diarrhoea is the bloating, constant pains in the upper part, vomiting and nausea, profuse fetid frequent chair. This disease occurs when continuous use of alcohol, fatty, spicy, smoked food.

The treatment of diarrhoea

1.Adherence to a strict diet that includes a fractional power, cooking using cooking or for a couple. The diet consists of mucous soups pureed vegetable broth and porridge, baked potato, boiled hard-boiled eggs and crackers. All other products should be excluded at the time of treatment.

2.If the diarrhea is mild, it is sufficient to use Gastrolyte and Rehydron. The amount of fluid you drink, prepared on the basis of these medicines should not be less than 2 liters per day.

3.Accepted diarrhea and adsorbents, coating means. Using adsorbents are removed from the body toxins, viruses, pathogenic bacteria, gases.

4.Widely used medicinal plants, which are able to exert anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, astringent action.

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Whatever the form of light passed by diarrhea, self-treatment may not be held, you should consult a doctor.

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