One natural defense of the body is to flush out the offending substances or organisms. This can be accomplished by increasing the rate of peristalsis to rush the food bolus, which has been liquified in the stomach and small intestine, through at such a rapid rate that there is no time for absorption of the nutrient-containing liquids. Another method of flushing is through increased secretion of fluids across the intestinal mucosa into the intestine. Both produce watery diarrhea. The alternative option to rid the gastrointestinal tract of offending substances is to send it back the way it came, as vomitus. Like any inflammatory process, diarrheal disease may be accompanied by fever.
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