Diarrhea, Excessive Sweating And Muscle Cramps Or Spasms (Painful)

Reviewed on 8/31/2020

Any condition that causes diarrhea, including food poisoning, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroenteritis or traveler's diarrhea, can cause dehydration due to fluid loss. Dehydration may cause muscle cramps, and excessive sweating can contribute to dehydration. See the advice of your doctor if you are experiencing concerning symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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