State in which an individual experiences a change in normal bowel habits characterized by frequent loose stools emissions, liquid and without consistency.


Related factors:

– Stress and anxiety.

– Dietary intake.

– Drugs.

– Inflammation, irritation or intestinal malabsorption.

– Toxins.

– Pollutants.

– Radiation.


– Abdominal pain.

– Cramps.

– Increased frequency of bowel movements.

– Increased frequency of bowel sounds.

– Loose stools liquid.

– Urgency.

– Changes in color.

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