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is there a test to determine chronic diarrhea

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Diarrhea and allergy: If you already see a gastroenterologist. If all infectious, hormonal etiologies have been ruled out and your doctor see a lot of eosinophilic infiltra ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Second opinion : I recommend you see another gastroenterologist for a second opinion. Even if the diagnosis is correct, it doesn't sound like you are receiving adequa ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
30 years experience Pain Management
Pain Assessment.: A thorough gastrointestinal evaluation would be appropriate by an appropriately trained provider. Negative blood tests by themselves may not indicate ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Be evaluated. : Ibs is a clinical diagnosis made on symptoms. However many different things may result in chronic diarrhea and if the symptoms are worsening, not cont ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Intestinal infection, gluten sensitivity,intestinal inflammation, or severe irritable bowel ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Smith
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Too complicated: This type of issue is not appropriate for this forum. Too many issues here to consider. You need ongoing regular evaluations by your primary care phy ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Functional medicine: I think it is time to work with a functional medicine or integrative medicine doctor to work with you to find the root causes of your chronic diarrhea ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This might be due: to blood in stool. Was in malodorous? Please let your doctor know asap. Taking iron or Pepto Bismal can also cause black stools.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chronic Diarrhea: First would be infectious possibilities for bacteria, viruses and parasites. And then testing for diseases of the small intestines and colon.
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to needs to be explained. A normal colonoscopy does not rule out bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could be: Low vitamin d is extremely common and easily correctable by oral supplementation. Diarrhea may aggravate vitamin d deficiency. Low vitamin d may alt ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
What did they say?: Sounds like you've been struggling -- what have your doctors shared with you? One thought: as part of the "numerous tests" you've had, have you been t ... Read More

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