Causes of diarrhea: food poisoning
If you eat or drink contaminated food or water, you could contract gastroenteritis - and, with it, diarrhea.
Gastroenteritis leads to the stomach and intestines becoming inflamed, and is usually caused by a virus or bacterial toxin.
How to avoid food poisoning
There are certain things you can do to reduce your chances of getting food poisoning. For example, always be careful that food is cooked thoroughly and always wash your hands before eating. If you’re traveling in other countries, you may want to avoid drinking tap water or eating food from unknown sources.
Read on to manage your food triggers
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It’s the only medicine that treats diarrhea along with the symptoms of gas, bloating, cramps and pressure. It works faster than Loperamide alone.
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