Use a heating pad
If you have also some kind of cramps and abdomen pain during diarrhea the heating pad can really help you to relax and stress out your belly muscles. You can place a heating pad on your abdomen, but be careful do not heat your skin too much.
Medical Treatment Of Diarrhea
You should think carefully before you will decide to start medical treatment of diarrhea. This kind of medications will stop diarrhea for sure, but the question is that really good? Diarrhea is a sign from your body that there is a toxic process going on inside, so diarrhea is one of the methods that your body is choosing to clean from the toxins. This is a process that should not be stopped.
It can be only slightly reduced by using homemade natural remedies for diarrhea. But of course there are some urgent situations, some important meetings or so that you need to be 100 percent fully recovered. Then you can try to cure diarrhea with a different medications. But normally it is recommended to wait at least one or two days before try using such medication.
Bismuth subsalicylate and loperamide treatment
These two medications are the most common and probably the best anti-diarrheal medications that are available over-the-counter. So you will not have too many problems to buy it. Bismuth subsalicylate is known as an anti-inflammatory agent that can treat multiply different intestinal health problems. And loperamide can slow down movements of the muscles in your intestines, which will result in more water absorption from your stools. That will clearly stop diarrhea. Remember if the medication will not work for 24 hours you should contact doctor to analyze the possible causes of diarrhea in your individual case.
Do not use some of the painkillers
Not all of the painkillers can be used during diarrhea episode. Aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen these are the medications that you should avoid to use while you have diarrhea. It can actually make your stomach to be very painful and that can make diarrhea even worse. It can also irritate your intestines as well. So better avoid such treatment.
Antibiotics therapy can be needful
It can happen if you want or not that in some cases of severe diarrhea antibiotics can be necessary to use. If your diarrhea is a result of a bacterial infection it can be the only way to get rid of diarrhea. Of course if diarrhea is caused by a viral infection you will not get antibiotics therapy as it will not work for viruses at all.
So as you can clearly see a diarrhea can be a serious problem that can make you to stay at home for few days. It is good to search for a possibly reason of diarrhea but it is also very useful to know how to find relief when you suffer diarrhea episode. However if the homemade methods are not working for you, you should contact with your family doctor to discuss what the problem and how to deal with it.