Customers with diarrhoea may describe having a tummy bug, food poisoning or traveller's diarrhoea. Lifestyle pressures, infection or medical conditions can all be triggers of diarrhoea,3 which can be a real inconvenience for your customers, interfering with their daily activities or leading to dehydration.
Diarrhoea can be defined as acute, persistent or chronic. Customers with persistent/chronic diarrhoea should be referred to their GP.
- Lasts less than 14 days1
- Usually comes on suddenly, and clears within 5-10 days3
- Lasts for longer than 14 days1
- Lasts more than 4 weeks1
- Continuous/prolonged diarrhoea