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  • First Aid: Diarrhea for Parents


    Diarrhea is common and usually not a sign of something serious. Find out what to do if your child has diarrhea.

  • Diarrhea for Parents


    Most kids battle diarrhea from time to time, so it's important to know what to do to relieve and even prevent it.

  • Diarrhea for Teens


    Nearly everybody gets diarrhea every once in a while, and it's usually caused by gastrointestinal infections. It's nothing to be embarrassed about. Read this article to learn more.

  • Campylobacter Infections for Parents


    These bacterial infections can cause diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever. Good hand-washing and food safety habits can help prevent them.

  • Rotavirus for Parents


    Rotavirus infection affects most kids and is one of the most common causes of diarrhea. A vaccine to prevent it is now recommended for all kids.

  • Giardiasis for Parents


    Giardiasis, one of the chief causes of diarrhea in the United States, is an intestinal illness caused by a microscopic parasite.

  • Word! Diarrhea for Kids


    If you've ever had a bad time in the bathroom, then you know what this is.

  • Shigella Infections (Shigellosis) for Parents


    Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms, from diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, and nausea, to more serious complications and illnesses.

  • Yersiniosis for Parents


    Yersiniosis is an uncommon infection caused by the consumption of undercooked meat products, unpasteurized milk, or water contaminated by the bacteria.

  • Food Poisoning for Parents


    Sometimes, germs can get into food and cause food poisoning. Find out what to do if your child gets food poisoning - and how to prevent it.