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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many questions: How do you know this is "food poisoning"? This does not usually produce constipation, but rather diarrhea. Suggest that if this does not resolve its ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience General Surgery
Usually surgery: Painful hemorrhoids usually require surgery for definitive management. The patients usually request it. Otherwise, try warm salt water baths, zinc oxi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation problem: Constipation can be caused by multiple reasons. Usually when someone experiences " food poisoning" most commonly the symptom is diarrhea. In any case ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Food poisoning: Food poisoning usually causes diarrhea and following diarrhea it is not unusual to skip bowel movements for 2or3 days. If you have an urge to have a b ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
NO common: Food poisoning usually cause problems within 72 hours of ingestion of that food. If you have diarrhea and constipation, may be this is something else.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, enjoy!: You've described recovery. As such you can now liberalize diet (to improve stool bulk) and add probiotics to replete your bacterial flora.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Will need examined and stool studies.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Hydrate and drink: Liquids. Diarrhea dehydrates the body and now you are constipated. So, not replacing fluids and electrolytes will make you constipated. Also, antibiot ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
May be not: It should not cause diarrhea unless you have any conditions like irritable bowel syndrome or celiac disease.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Should resolve: After a food poisoning episode, some mucousy discharge may be normal, and should resolve in time as the healing process occurs.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassel Saksouk
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Food poisoning or gastroenteritis is a nonspecific term. Diarrhea is very common in gastroenteritis. It is usually due to the inflammation in your bo ... Read More

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