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Additional sources[edit]

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/global-health/Documents/enteric-and-diarrheal-diseases-strategy.pdf

History[edit]

Drajay2000 (talk) 18:58, 16 January 2014 (UTC) Diarrhea is described in Ayurveda as Atisar. Acharya Charak has mentioned that it is a disease of agni i.e. digestive fire.

Not done: You have made no edit request in the form "Please replace XXX with YYY" or "Please add ZZZ between PPP and QQQ", so it is unclear what you want added.
Furthermore, you have not cited any reliable sources to back up your request, without which no information should be added to any article. - Arjayay (talk) 08:58, 17 January 2014 (UTC)

Unclear[edit]

I was trying to quote this article but a statement is unclear

  • World wide in 2004 approximately 2.5 billion cases of diarrhea occurred which results in 1.5 million deaths among children under the age of five.[1] Greater than half of these were in Africa and South Asia.[1] This is down from a death rate of 5 million per year two decades ago.

First it says 2004, and states a death rate, then it says two decades ago, and another death rate. Is this two decades ago from now (2014) meaning 1994? Or is it to decades ago from 2004 meaning 1984? It could be rewritten to avoid this ambiguity. Better still we should write the year 1984 or 1994 in the sentence, so it won't become incorrect if reading it a few years from now, when it will no longer be 2 decades ago. Carlwev (talk) 18:57, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

Check the ref. It is not clear. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 19:28, 19 February 2014 (UTC)
It appears to be for 1980. The gastroenteritis page is more clear. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 21:19, 19 February 2014 (UTC)

Typo under paragraph titled "eating" should say breast-fed not feed[edit]

Typo under paragraph titled "eating" should say breast-fed not feedWutang101 (talk) 15:09, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Thanks and done. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 16:35, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 10 March 2014[edit]

Can we please link to Open defecation within the article?

Thanks wiki gang!

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Cbosh88 (talk) 09:40, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Not done: it's not clear what changes you want made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. — {{U|Technical 13}} (tec) 13:08, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Spelling & punctuation in the first (introductory) paragraph[edit]

1. The British variant, "diarrhœa", should probably be changed to "diarrhoea", cf. e.g. this with this—it doesn't seem to be about technical limitations, it's rather the Latin ligatures having fallen out of use.

2. In the last sentence, the semicolon after "breastfed" should be replaced by a comma. 37.190.148.74 (talk) 00:04, 27 June 2014 (UTC)

Done Thanks Doc James (talk · contribs · email) (if I write on your page reply on mine) 07:26, 27 June 2014 (UTC)