14 Aug, 2020. Fri Find My DoctorWhat is Diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common illness that various people experience from time to time, it is where individuals have the urgent need to pass bowel movement multiple times a day which are loose and watery. It may be acute or chronic. Most common diarrhea now a days is caused by an organism called Vibrio Cholera. It is mostly spread via contaminated water mainly followed by food. When an individual is infected with Vibrio Cholera, there is profuse diarrhea which is whitish (Rice stool) and foul smell. Vibrio Cholera can be fatal if not treated aggressively. Sometimes diarrhea is also associated with abdominal pain and vomiting which can lead to severe dehydration.