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Can diarrhea cause weight loss

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โˆ™ 2009-07-27 04:39:30

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yes but most of it is water which is why stool after diarrhea is so watery. You can also lose electrolytes and other vital minerals in your stool. If you have diarrhea, it is recommended to drink glasses of water to compensate for what was lost in the stool.

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