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Diarrhea, Age 12 and Older - Check Your Symptoms

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  • If you know or think you are pregnant, go to the topic Pregnancy-Related Problems.
  • If you have abdominal pain or severe discomfort that is not relieved by passing stools or gas: Go to the topic Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older.

Are your stools black or bloody?

Do you have diarrhea and a fever?

Have you had severe diarrhea?

Do you have symptoms of mild to moderate dehydration?

Have you had mild or moderate diarrhea?

Do you think your diarrhea may be caused by a medicine?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

Review health risks that may increase the seriousness of your symptoms.


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Last Updated: April 05, 2012
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