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Can u be constipated and still have diarrhea

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Virus vs diet vs: Do you have a fever? What is your diet like? We can help but need more information to be sure it is not Crohn's disease or Ulcerative Colitis.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See doctor: You may have another condition other than celiac. First make sure that the diagnosis is correct then look for a second cause. I suspect that your curr... Read More
Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 11 years experience
Talk to your Dr: 1) Your doctor can check antibody levels as a surrogate to celiac disease activity. If they are up you may be eating gluten in hidden items (for examp... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Laxative effect: It depends to person took the medication, the dosage of the laxative. Having said that it should not last long . If persist see your doctor for an eva... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A day or so: The laxative should wear off in a day or so. For the long term increase your intake of fiber and water. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Yes: Patients can often have alternating constipation and diarrhea. Medications affect stool transit. Here are 2 examples. Too much senna can cause diarr... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Why on zpack: You need to give more information your bowel issue is not from the use of the zpack. So let's see what else is going on. Give a good history and more ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
No way 2 know unless: ...you indicate whether you have recent exposures, are taking antibiotics or other medications, have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, know the cause of your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Constipation: Your constipation will not be resolved by one day of treatment . Try drinking plenty of fluids and eating peaches, pears , and prunes. Drinking the ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mukund manhur Dayaram
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? Gastritis: If you are not having diarrhea then do not take an anti-diarrheal as this will cause constipation. Also without diarrhea it is difficult to make a dia... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Lack of fiber: You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase y... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Diarrhea: Based on my calculations it has been about 5 days of abnormal bowel habits? Diarrhea is generally self limiting and not in need of investigation unle... Read More

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