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What to ask your doctor about diarrhoea

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Some questions you might want to ask

  • What is causing my diarrhoea?
  • Are my cancer treatments causing diarrhoea?
  • Are there any medicines that I can take to help reduce the diarrhoea?
  • What if the drugs don’t help me?
  • What can I do to help control diarrhoea?
  • What types of food or drinks should I have?
  • How much liquid should I drink each day?
  • Who can I talk to about my diarrhoea?
  • Can you arrange for me to get pads or a commode from the district nurses?
  • Are there any creams that would help with soreness?
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Updated: 20 May 2014