Skip Navigation

Word! Diarrhea

Word! Diarrhea

Diarrhea

Say: dy-uh-ree-uh

If you've ever had a bad time in the bathroom, then you know what this is. Diarrhea happens when there's too much water in your bowel movements. With diarrhea, you have to go to the bathroom a lot and your poop is runny and watery.



Note: All information on KidsHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995- The Nemours Foundation. All rights reserved.

Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Corbis, Veer, Science Photo Library, Science Source Images, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com