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Can u be constipated and still have diarrhea

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 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.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 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 12 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 52 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 50 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 29 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 22 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 female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 26 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Passing yellowish loose liquid after taking magnesium citrate does not always mean the constipation has been relieved. You have to pass a lot of fecal... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
If the diarrhea contains stool material and you feel the constipation relief you can continue with prune juice but you adjust the dose so you can feel... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Stomach virus?: Generally speaking, a stomach virus or a foodborne illness was generally last up to 3 to 5 days. In looking at the symptoms you have described, there ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 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
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