- Loose or watery, frequently stools.
- Distension of abdomen with cramps or pain in spasms.
- Feeling of urgency to pass stools.
- Feverish feeling and lethargy.
- In children, if infected by rotavirus the symptoms subsides by themselves and there might be no need for medication, only the hydration of the child has to be maintained.
- Sometimes nausea, vomiting may be present.
- If associated with intestinal disease, there can be abdominal tenderness.Diarrhea alternating with constipation, can be a typical feature of Irritable bowel syndrome.
- If diarrhea is due to infection, then there can be
- Nausea, vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Watery or bloody stools
- If diarrhea is as a result of toxin consumption, then there can be mild abdominal pain (cramping type) along with nausea and vomiting.
Dysentery (known as bloody diarrhea)
- Loose or watery, frequent stools with blood and mucus.
- Fever which can be high grade (than 101°F).
- Nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps.
- Diarrhea symptoms.
- Vomiting starting within 1-6 hours of contaminated food consumption.
- Cramping pain in abdomen with or without fever.
- Persistence of diarrhea or vomiting can lead to dehydration.