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This remedy works very well believe it or not I am Having diarrhea right now so my mom told me To eat some crackers like ritz or club crackers and Sip on ginger ale first eat about 10 - 12 crackers The sip slowly on ginger ale and it should do the Trick.
July 13 2013

Tiara from Georgia

25 9

Best one

6 squeezed lemmons add to cup add 3 pinches of salt add 2 pinches of sugar add a lot of cold ice stir and drink!
July 08 2013

Cruz from USA

17 39

Probiotics,garlic, oil of oregano

Avoid protein, greasy or oily food. Eat a very bland diet until your symptoms disappear. Start taking probiotics between meals 3x/day. Take a garlic tablet with your meal. Take oil of oregano with your meals (you can dilute 3 drops in water). Take this 3/day as well.

The probiotics in yogurt might not be strong enough, so taking probiotic capsules is better. Remember to drink plenty of water so you don't get dehydrated.

If diarrhea is accompanied with fever, vomiting, muscle spasms please take yourself to see a doctor! Avoid strenuous exercise or activity during this period.
June 02 2013

Jasmine Lee from Vancouver, BC

15 15

Toasted bread, baked potato, sugarfree tea , banana, apple

If you do not watch your diet during diarrhea, the common healty food can be boosting it: Meals or drinks with sugar, fat or oil in it. The following are fine to consume during diarrhea as source of energy:

Toasted bread, baked potato, sugarfree tea, banana, apple. Rice can only be consumed as boiled, any food with oil or fat in it extends the period of diarrhea.
May 19 2012

Oguz Kosebalaban from Istanbul Turkey

26 8


Drink a whole lot of guava juice. It always works for my family.

March 02 2012

Anonymous from Honolulu,HI USA

20 20

Potato water

Peel and chop 2 potatoes and boil in 1 or 1 and a 1/2 quarts water for 20-30 min. Drain the liquid and salt to taste and drink throughout the day. For severe diarrhea continue as needed.
March 17 2010

C. Davies from Idaho, USA

9 27

Easy as a teaspoon and a pinch!

A teaspoon of flour and a pinch of salt. Dab your fingers in this mixture once or twice for instant relief! Has worked for years! No water needed!!!
September 01 2009

Angela R. from NOLA

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Yeah I'm a girl, and girls love chocolate. But seriously, it works. Chocolate is naturally binding, my grandmother told me this after a very long car trip left me sick as a dog. I ate a handful of m&m's, and within an hour I was fine. Now whenever my stomach is upset, I eat a small amount of chocolate. May not work for everyone, but hey, it's worth a shot!
August 16 2009

Jess from New York

21 32

Sugar & salt Solution

1 cup of boiled water cooled down. 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Stir and drink.
August 03 2009

Joey from South Africa

101 24

Coconut Macaroon Cookies

I eat 2 cookies in the morning and 2 at night, plus pineapple chunks. I have Microscopic colitis, and this works for me.
August 01 2009

Joanne from USA

7 19


Observe whether the stooling is repeated several times within an hour. The below natural solutions work for very mild semi solid diarrhea on account of poor food.

Infectious causes like amebiasis cannot be stopped even with loperamide, the liquid stools just continue.

For mild diarrhea ranging 1-3 times any natural remedy or fasting etc works. In case of acute diarrhea with dehydration you need to go on a combination of antibiotics and rehydration, consult your doc, if your condition is severe it may warrant a hospitalisation for a day or two on IV antibiotics and dextrose.

If it is moderate to severe a combination of metronidazole, doxycycline/cipro, with stool softeners like cadotril or even imodium, with probiotics works.

Stibs is a product of smithkline which has saccharomyces boulardii, it is a proven antidiarrheal in case of even severe AIDS related diarrhea. It is an extract from the litchi tree.
July 20 2009

R.Gopi from Chennai India

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Old Day Way

All you have to do is fix a cup of water put some flour in the water with a dash of salt it should work in no time
February 23 2009

John j from Gurnee, il

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