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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many possibilities: Irritable bowel syndrome is the most common cause of such symptoms. However, there are other possibilities as well, including inflammatory bowel disea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
PPI treatment: Stopping omeprazole probably not the reason for diarrhea unless the preexisting stomach problem is flaring up from stopping the medicine
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends: This is strictly determined by the cause of the diarrhea. Without seeing you, obtaining a history and doing an exam of you and the stools, there is n ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rama Harouni
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: It all depends on what is the reason for the diarrhea. Generally bulking agents like Metamucil are helpful for diarrhea related to irritable bowel sy ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
The basics: Intestinal contents within the small intestines are a loose watery consistency. When the water extraction/recovery function of the large intestines ha ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
29 years experience in Gastroenterology
Not usually: The only color of diarrhea that is usually concerning is black or maroon/red (blood). Prompt medical attention would then be needed. Green diarrhea i ... Read More
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
BRAT for acute runs: Start with bananas, rice (white), applesauce (has pectin), tea and toast (white)- easily absorbed. Fluids, not just water. Advance and add protein: ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need more info: If it is an isolated event, you may take an immodium tablet or Pepto-bismol. If it does not abate in a day, it would be prudent to consult your doctor ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Gentle on GI track: If you have diarrhea drink water to hydrate yourself. You can also have clear soups / broths, unsweetened juices or oral rehydration solutions. You wa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Stomach aches plus looser stools can be from variety of causes. People usually see their doctors if symptoms are bad or if they last more than 1-2 day ... Read More
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