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Prognosis of Diarrhea

Prognosis for Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be dangerous in newborns and infants. In small children, severe diarrhea lasting just a day or two can lead to dehydration. Because a child can die from dehydration within a few days, the main treatment for diarrhea in children is rehydration. (Source: excerpt from Diarrhea: NIDDK) ...see also Overview of Diarrhea

Complications:

Complications of Diarrhea may include:

Complications of Diarrhea from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Diarrhea.

Death Statistics for Diarrhea

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Diarrhea:

  • Diarrhea death statistics for various regions worldwide:
    • About 707,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 57,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in The Americas 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 604,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 16,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in Europe 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 259,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 154,000 deaths from diarrheal diseases in Western Pacific 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Diarrhea usually refers to the likely outcome of Diarrhea. The prognosis of Diarrhea may include the duration of Diarrhea, chances of complications of Diarrhea, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Diarrhea, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Diarrhea. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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