The foods to avoid during a bout of diarrhea include dairy products, fatty foods, alcohol, caffeine and artificial sweeteners, explains Beth W. Orenstein for Everyday Health. It is also helpful to avoid foods that are kn... More »

Diarrhea that occurs for more than three days in adults or more than 24 hours in children is possibly serious, as it can indicate an infection, pancreatitis, irritable bowel disease or colon cancer, particularly if accom... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Drinking small sips of fluid in order to prevent dehydration, eating a bland diet to give the intestines a chance to rest, and utilizing nonprescription medications are self-care measures that can treat diarrhea at home,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Foods to avoid during an episode of diarrhea include fatty foods, milk and other dairy products, alcohol, caffeine and artificial sweeteners. A plain diet should be consumed for the first 24 hours, according to Everyday ... More » Food Food Facts

If a woman is experiencing menstrual cramps, Beth W. Orenstein for Everyday Health recommends treating the pain by applying a heat pack, avoiding caffeine and getting a massage with therapeutic essential oils. To treat m... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

WebMD recommends that people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, avoid caffeine, alcohol, carbonated drinks, dairy and artificial sweeteners. They should also avoid food that causes gas or bloating and anyt... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Examples of bland foods people can consume after a bout of diarrhea include bread, toast and pasta, explains the American Academy of Family Physicians. Other foods include boiled potatoes, cooked carrots and bananas, acc... More »