Saturday, July 16, 2011


Diarrhea (from the Greek διάρροια in terms of "flows" from), also spelled diarrhea, is a condition of having three or more loose or liquid stools per day. This is a common cause of death in developing countries and the second leading cause of infant mortality in the fluid through diarrhea mire.Poterya can cause dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. In 2009 it was estimated diarrhea caused 1.1 million deaths among people aged 5 years and 1.5 million deaths in children under 5 years old. Oral rehydration salts and zinc tablets are the drugs of choice and about 50 million children have been rescued in the last 25 years.