What diarrhea may occur

What diarrhea know everything firsthand. For most it is a short-term disorder of the gastrointestinal tract, which passes quickly, someone experienced severe diarrhea, which is delayed for one to two weeks, and someone – chronic, which lasts more than four weeks. In any case, this is quite a serious disorder that provokes dehydration, writes medic.ua. What can cause diarrhea?


The infection can get to the stomach after contact with a carrier, and after you ate or drank contaminated food or water. In addition, you could also eat improperly cooked or contaminated after cooking food which has food poisoning and diarrhea.


Many medicines can cause diarrhea. The most common are antacids containing magnesium, laxatives, digitalis, diuretics, antibiotics, cholesterol lowering agents, lithium, theophylline, thyroid stimulating hormone, colchicine.

Excess caffeine or alcohol

How alcohol and caffeine can provoke diarrhea. To check whether they are the cause, eliminate them from your diet.

Digestive problems

To diarrhea can cause lactose intolerance, celiac disease or other pancreatic problems.

A surgical operation to remove part of the small intestine

After this surgery the body perceives is not all that you eat. Doctors call this syndrome short bowel.

Removal of the gallbladder

After surgery there is a rising level of bile in the colon. As a result, the consequence is the constant stomach upset.

Hormonal disorders

Disorders in the endocrine system, causes disturbances in other body systems, in particular systems tract. To cause diarrhea can an overactive thyroid, diabetes, adrenal disease and the syndrome of zollingerellison.

Inflammatory bowel disease

Diseases such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, microscopic colitis exacerbation provoke disorder of the digestive tract.

Irritable bowel syndrome

It is a violation of the gastrointestinal tract can lead to constipation and diarrhea.

Ischemic bowel disease

This condition causes blockage of the artery. Symptoms of ischemic bowel disease include abdominal pain with bloody diarrhoea.

Radiation therapy cancer

In the treatment of cancerous tumors may occur damage of the intestine, in consequence of which may cause diarrhea.