Diarrhea was defined as a condition in which there is a change in the density and character of human waste and human excrement expelled three times or more per day. The following conditions are not called diarrhea if:
- Removing the soft dough-like human faeces in infants fed on breast milk
- Removing the human feces during or immediately after feeding because of gastro colic reflex, a series of movements from the stomach into the large bowel after eating certain foods
- Removing the human waste that semi hard as many as three to six times the infant weight gain enough.
There are three main types of diarrhea:
- Acute watery diarrhea
- Persistent diarrhea
Acute watery diarrhea has three main features are:
- The symptoms began suddenly
- Manure and liquid dilute human
- Recovery usually occurs within 3-7 days. Sometimes the symptoms lasted until the 14th day of bias.
More than 75% of people affected by acute watery diarrhea, diarrhea
Dysentery has two main characteristics:
- The presence of blood in human feces
- May be accompanied by abdominal cramps, loss of appetite and rapid weight loss.
Approximately 10-15% of children under five years of dysentery.
Permanent or persistent diarrhea that has three main features:
- Expenditures of human waste is accompanied dilute blood
- Symptoms last more than 14 days
- There is a weight-loss
Chronic diarrhea is a term used for diarrhea is repeated or prolonged. This is not caused by any infection, but often due to indigestion. Long-term diarrhea that is caused by an infection called persistent diarrhea.