What causes occasional diarrhea in children?
Occasional diarrhea and vomiting is usually caused by contaminated food or water. It may also be caused by bacteria and parasites, as well as non-infectious conditions such as a food allergy and lactose intolerance.
Parasites entering the body
This usually happens through food and drinking water, though some parasites are known to thrive in sandboxes and swimming facilities.
Intolerance to certain foods can onset occasional diarrhea during the digestive process.
How do you know your child has occasional diarrhea
Symptoms include excessive bowel movement as well as vomiting which may also lead to dehydration. Any of the following symptoms can be expected
Occasional diarrhea is a digestive irregularity, so cramps and spasms are not uncommon.
Urgent, watery stools
When stool is unable to harden, the urgency to defecate is natural. Occasional diarrhea involves the repeated passing of loose, thin stools.
Occasional diarrhea caused by virus in a child is likely to be accompanied by a fever. Use a thermometer to measure your child’s body temperature.
How to prevent occasional diarrhea in children
Every parent should have measures in place to prevent the possibility of occasional diarrhea in their children’s day to day experience.
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