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Are there any foods that might help my diarrhea?

You should try to drink a lot of liquids high in potassium, sodium and electrolytes, since it is easy to become dehydrated when you have diarrhea. Some doctors recommend eating foods rich in probiotics to help treat diarrhea. Probiotics are especially helpful in the treatment of diarrhea in children.

Probiotic foods include: yogurt, cheese, miso and tempeh. Adding bananas, rice, apples or applesauce and dry toast may help shorten episodes of diarrhea.

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