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Many cancer patients experience diarrhea while they're undergoing chemotherapy treatment. These tips can help you cope with diarrhea.
Diarrhea is a liquid-like loose stool. At the first sign of poorly formed or loose stools, or if you notice you are having more bowel movements than usual, you should begin taking Imodium (Loperamide).
Think BRAT. The BRAT diet is a simple, gentle and effective way to ease intestinal upset that causes diarrhea.
The diet is fat-free and easily digested. You do not need to eat all these foods at any one meal; any combination is fine. You could have tea and toast for breakfast, applesauce and toast for lunch, and banana slices and rice for dinner.
If you do well on these foods, you can start adding others, like:
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