Does Yogurt With Probiotics Help Diarrhea?

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Stools - watery; Frequent bowel movements; Loose bowel movements


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  • Drink plenty of fluid to avoid becoming dehydrated. Start with sips of any fluid other than caffeinated beverages. Milk may prolong loose stools, but also provides needed fluids and nourishment. Drinking milk may be fine for mild diarrhea. For moderate and severe diarrhea, electrolyte solutions available in drugstores are usually best.
  • Active cultures of beneficial bacteria (probiotics) make diarrhea less...
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