“What causes Diarrhea?”

The most common causes for diarrhea include viruses, such as Norwalk virus or Rotavirus, bacteria or food poisoning, and medication.

For people that are lactose intolerant, diarrhea may be caused by drinking milk. For people that have trouble digesting fructose, a type of sugar, diarrhea may also be a side effect.

This information is meant for educational purposes. If you are experiencing an emergency please dial 911. Consult a trained medical provider when making health decisions.