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.