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Word! Diarrhea

Diarrhea

(En español: Diarrea)

Say: dy-uh-ree-uh

If you've ever had a bad time in the bathroom, then you know what this is. Diarrhea happens when there's too much water in your bowel movements. With diarrhea, you have to go to the bathroom a lot and your poop is runny and watery.

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