what can cause to get diarrhea

  1. profile image44
    isabelcurielposted 7 years ago

    what can cause to get diarrhea

    evry time my son drinks milk he gets diarrhea

  2. Seeker7 profile image93
    Seeker7posted 7 years ago

    Hi isabelcuriel,

    There can be a number of things that could cause diarrhoea. The usual cause is simply taking a food that does not agree with us or too much food  - things like chocolate, caffeine etc., act as bowel stimulants and laxatives. Also if you are under stress this can also cause physical reactions in the body such as diarrhoea, usually in the form of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

    Secondly food poisoning is one of the most common causes of diarrhoea. Thankfully these are usually mild. If this is the case it is better to let the diarrhoea stop naturally - this is because diarrhoea is the body's way of getting rid of the toxins. But if you suspect food poisoning it is always better to let your doctor know. You can also get diarrhoea from medications that a doctor has prescribed and also from taking too many laxatives.

    Lastly, some bowel conditions and diseases will cause diarrhoea - such as Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, divertculitis and so on. But these are usually accompanied by other symptoms. Hope this had helped a bit.

  3. BEAUTYBABE profile image73
    BEAUTYBABEposted 7 years ago

    With viral diarrhea, the most important thing is supportive care. You want to keep your child hydrated as they're losing alot of fluid, so you need to replace it. Again, it doesn't have to be all at once. You want to stay away from all dairy products because when you have diarrhea, it wears away the lining of the intestine that absorbs lactose, and lactose is the sugar in dairy products. If your child only wants milk, they can have soy milk or soy formula, which does not have lactose, or lacto free milk. But in general, it's probably best to stay with clear liquids like gatorade, watered down juice and electrolyte solutions like that when your child has diarrhea. If your child wants to eat, you want the food to stay very bland,giving them foods that bind such as really starchy foods. They call this the BRAT diet: bread, rice, applesauce, toast, pasta. But don't be surprised if your child doesn't want to eat. Very commonly with these stomach viruses, you're child is going to have a crampy belly pain, the sort of belly pain where they say, "it hurts all over", and in between they're running around. In those cases, it doesn't matter if they don't eat.

    It doesn't matter if they go for about a week but I wouldn't,  you   want to keep them hydrated because that keeps them out of the hospital and away from IV fluids. With solids, if they want it, great but if they don't, don't push it.

    I hope this has helped with the question you have answered about your what seems to me an intolerance to milk  problem.

    Beautybabe  Pam

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)