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how much weight can you lose when you poop

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
NO: "pooping water" is diarrhea. This indicates you are losing fluid, nutrients, and electrolytes. Any weight lost by this matter will be regained rapidly ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It may slow things: Down a little. Insure that you are hydrating well (at least 64 oz water/ day). Aim for at least 5 servings of veggies and 4 of fruit per day. Moderat ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
NO: "pooping water" is diarrhea. This indicates you are losing fluid, nutrients, and electrolytes. Any weight lost by this matter will be regained rapidly ... Read More
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Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
It depends: On what's causing you to poop. If you have an illness, infectious or autoimmune, then you might not be absorbing your food properly, and you will prob ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Unexplained weight : Loss indicates a need to see your doctor. He/she will let you know if all is well or if you need treatment. Peace and good health.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It can change if : The foods you eat have changed.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not to lose weight: I am not aware of colonoscopies being performed for weight loss purposes. However worsening constipation in the right clinical context is an indicatio ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blood: Unexplained bleeding & weight loss need to be evaluated by a doctor. Your friend needs to see a doctor ASAP. You sound like a good friend. Plea ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, just yes.: Even in a normal person, up to a pound variation can occur with stool. This can go to 3 pounds if there is significant constipation. ALSO, water weigh ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Obstruction of Intes: From what you are telling me, this patient might have obstruction of the bowels, which is a serious emergency requiring hospital admission. So you sh ... Read More
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