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drinking alcohol can cause loose stools

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Dr. Leonard Lado
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol malabsorptio: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism. One of several possible factors causing this clinical ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Chronic drinking can lead to gastric irritation, ulcer and duodenal ulcers. These may bleed allowing blood into the GI tract and eventually will be se ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Alcohol intake can cause bleeding in the intestine through multiple mechanisms. Alcohol is a poison and never did anybody any good. Your girl friend w ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
No: drinking water does not cause loose stools. You may be starting a viral gastroenteritis.
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A male asked:
Dr. Timothy Beck
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Oral stimulation with food or drink can prompt a bowel movement. However, alcohol is not known for this particular feature.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Black like tar blood: If black and sticky liek tar this cna be intestinal bleeding. It could be a stomach ulcer made worse by the alcohol. The ulcer beelds, the stomach ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Bleeding: It likely represent bleeding in your stomach or intestine. Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. For good ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
See a GI and: Consider having an endoscopy to check for gastritis and stomach ulcer. Other possibilities include problems with spleen, gallbladder, pancreas and liv ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Normal variation: Since your child is acting well, the stools that you observe could be from a change in diet or from an increase in water as you describe and especiall ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
More food diary: I would suggest you keep track of a more consistent, thorough food diary to see what other foods you are reacting to. Is there pattern of dairy? glute ... Read More

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