Chronic diarrhea can be the part of the presentations of a number of chronic medical conditions affecting the intestine. Common causes include ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, microscopic colitis, celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and bile acid malabsorption.
The other possible cause may be diarrhea-predominant IBS. This can be managed through a combination of dietary changes, soluble fiber supplements, and/or medications such as loperamide or codeine (which can be prescribed by your doctor).
Treatment with probiotic supplements, digestive enzyme replacement therapies and âproper diet changes ( low fat, low carbohydrate, with increased fibre content as well as rich in fruits âand vegetables) will be very helpful to improve the digestion.
You might consult with a gastroenterologist who can be able to examine you and advice proper âmedications as needed.â
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