Anthony Lembo, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

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Approach to the patient with diarrhea

Overview Chronic diarrhea is frequently associated with an increase in stool frequency (i.e., >3 bowel movements per day) and/or volume (i.e., >200 cc per day), as well as a decrease in stool consistency. Clinical presentation, however, can vary significantly. The American Gastroenterological Association has defined chronic diarrhea as at least 4 weeks with a decrease…

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