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What should you eat when you have diarrhea?

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Feed an infant or child easily digested foods. The BRAT diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) is a good choice as soon as they can eat food again.

For an adult, add semisolid and low-fiber foods gradually as diarrhea stops. Avoid spicy, greasy, or fatty foods.

From: Diarrhea Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

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NIH National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Diarrhea.”

eMedicineHealth: "Diarrhea."

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 20, 2017

SOURCES:

NIH National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Diarrhea.”

eMedicineHealth: "Diarrhea."

Reviewed by William Blahd on October 20, 2017

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