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Causes of diarrhea

Here are the possible causes of diarrhea:
  • Bacterial or viral infections, including the "traveler's diarrhea";
  • food intolerances (gluten, lactose);
  • presence of gastric parasites (often children take them to school or day care);
  • the unwanted side effects of antibiotic therapy;
  • bowel diseases such as colitis, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn m, ulcerative colitis), irritable bowel syndrome;
  • psychological and physical stress:
  • intestinal or gastric cancer;

  • intake of drugs or laxatives anti-inflammatory (NSAID);
  • genetic or autoimmune diseases.