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Diarrhea Diagnosis

The physician to diagnose exactly the cause of the diarrhea must first play a 'through history of the patient who will have specific questions about onset, duration and possible exposure to environmental agents (mainly food and beverages).

Furthermore, exist in the clinical practice of diagnostic tests are very useful:
  • Fecal examinations to verify the presence of bacteria in addition to those already present in the intestine or parasites;
  • blood test;

  • colonoscopy the entire colon to look carefully looking for any inflammation.