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loose stools 3 times a day for a week

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Could: Frequent higher fiber diet could cause loose or very soft stools
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Food allergies: Keep a food log and also track when your bowel movements occur. Bring these to your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Rare things are rare: Young adults under age 30 are unlikely to have bowel cancer. A person can never tell if she is the rare unlucky one to get cancer at a young age. More ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Frequent BMs: I would do stool tests to rule out common cause like bacterial diarrhea, parasites. If negative, see a GI doctor. How long have you had these symptoms ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
On going diarrhea : With kids, I recommend extra caution. Kids don't have the "reserve" that adults do to fight through an illness. Since things aren't getting better eit ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Butera
43 years experience Pediatrics
No, but....: ...The important thing is if she is acting normally or sick. If she is not loosing weight, not vomiting, has no fever and is otherwise well, then ther ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Diarrhea: There are many causes of diarrhea. This does not sound like constipation. Yours is associated with cramping and mucus. As this has been going on for 2 ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely infection: If the stools have some color, like pale yellow and a bad odor, it is likely an infection. If the stools are pure white, it could mean another problem ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nour Baltagi
29 years experience Pediatrics
Loose stools: As long as he is not having diarrhea and dehydration, loose stools are not an issue. But you can give him more potatoes, rice, and carotts to make hi ... Read More
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