Action Cards: Diarrhea
Use these card decks to help manage your symptoms from cancer treatment.
Having three or more loose or watery stools in a day is considered diarrhea. Find out how to deal with diarrhea, which may be a side effect of cancer treatments and medicines.
Stay hydrated. Drink clear, non-carbonated beverages.
Avoid alcohol and caffeine. Stay away from drinks that make you go to the bathroom more frequently.
Eat bread and pasta made with refined flour. Stay away from whole grains. Also avoid greasy, fried, and spicy foods.