Chronic Diarrhoea

Chronic diarrhoea is a condition characterised by loose, watery stools that persist for more than two weeks. It can lead to abdominal cramps, bloating, and discomfort, significantly impacting one's quality of life. Chronic diarrhoea may be a symptom of an infection or an underlying health condition such as Diverticulitis, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, or a reaction to certain medications.

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Why Treatment is Crucial

Without proper treatment, chronic diarrhoea can lead to serious complications, including:Without proper treatment, chronic diarrhoea can lead to serious complications, including:.

  • Nutritional Deficiencies: Persistent diarrhoea can prevent the absorption of essential nutrients.
  • Electrolyte Imbalance: Loss of fluids can disrupt the balance of electrolytes in the body, which are vital for muscle function and other bodily processes.
  • Dehydration: Excessive fluid loss can lead to dehydration, which is particularly dangerous for children and the elderly.

Surgical Treatments for Chronic Diarrhoea

In some cases, when chronic diarrhoea is caused by specific anatomical issues or does not respond to medication and dietary changes, thus a colonoscopy or stool tests may be considered.

Remember, if you are experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms of chronic diarrhoea, it's essential to contact your GP promptly.

Your Consultation

Dr. Golani will provide further discussion regarding the specifics of your diagnosis during your consultation. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to select the hospital for your procedure and potentially set the date for your procedure.

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Hornsby Clinic Address:

Madison Building
Suite 7, 25-29 Hunter St,
Hornsby NSW 2077
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Mater Clinic Address:

Suite 13, Level 1 Mater Clinic
Mater Hospital
25 Rocklands Rd, North Sydney NSW 2060
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Suite 301C, Level 3
Q Central Building
10 Norbrik Dr, Bella Vista NSW 2153
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Norwest Clinic - Q Central Building
Our Norwest - Bella Vista clinic is located within Q Central Building - opposite Norwest Private Hospital. Free Limited Parking is available within the Q Central Building. There is a drop off zone outside of the building. Paid parking is available opposite at Norwest Private Hospital. Additionally there is parking at Woolworths Norwest Circa (5 minutes walk from the Clinic)
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What do I bring to my appointment?

  • Referral letter
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  • Test results relating to referral
  • Health fund card
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