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Is diarrhea good or bad

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wilson
Addiction Medicine 47 years experience
Warm water: A soak in a warm tub of water can be helpful. Get some soft wipes like Tucks so as not to aggrivate the situation. Hydrocortisone cream can be helpfu... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Gastro-enteritis: I understand your distress. Due to “fever and really am unable to attend work”, please see your family physician for Diagnosis and Treatment. Your Hea... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: We need to know what caused her symptoms. Stomach ache is not good, but alone it doesn't help determine the diagnosis. Gases if passed is a sign that ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: The best treatment is to see a doctor, have the issue evaluated and hopefully treated.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Stomach flu: is the second most common illness kids get, after common cold. the common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, and/or fever. the condition usually last 4-... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
Gastroenterology 31 years experience
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 female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Ok,your question is?: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Diarrhea: 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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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Imodium (loperamide): Imodium (loperamide) is probably the best otc anti diarrheal agent. You should probably check with your dr. In case there is a medical problem causing... Read More
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