Diarrhea in Children - About.com Symptom Checker
Check symptoms and treatment of diarrhea in children in the Diarrhea in Children section of the About.com Symptom Checker.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were four large outbreaks of Salmonella infections in the United States during 2007. Learn about common Salmonella symptoms so that you can recognize if your children get a Salmonella infection.
Although starting a BRAT diet, bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast, is popular among parents when their kids have diarrhea, it is important to remember that it is usually not necessary.
Review what might cause a child to have a stomach ache and a poor appetite after being treating for a severe rotavirus infection.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Review what might cause a teenager to have fatigue, weight loss, bloody diarrhea, and abdominal pain, including conditions like celiac diease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's diseae.
Alinia for Diarrhea Caused by Parasites
Alinia is used to treat diarrhea caused by the parasites Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lambia in children ages 1 through 11.
Safety at Petting Zoos
Learn about keeping your kids safe from E. coli infections when visiting a petting zoo.
Avoiding Food Poisoning
Review the basics of preventing food poisoning during the summer at picnics parties and family cookouts.
AAP: Treating Diarrhea and Dehydration
Review the AAP guidelines for treating children with diarrhea and vomiting.
Diarrhea is commonly caused by viral infections (rotavirus), but there are many other causes of acute and chronic diarrhea in children.
Fruit Juice - How Much Juice Is Too Much?
Drinking too much fruit juice can contribute to obesity, the development of cavities (dental caries), diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal problems, such as excessive gas, bloating and abdominal pain. Learn about the AAP recommendations on juice consumption for infants and children.