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Loose stools but not diarrhea

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
BRAT Diet : Bananas, applesauce , rice and toast is a good stand by treatment . Sound like you all have a viral illness that needs to pass, focus on maintaining g... Read More
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
See physician : Assuming you have no fever and other systemic signs and symptoms it is probably viral. Just follow usual precautions hand washing surface cleaning etc... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Many potential cause: There are many potential causes including worms, candida, hemorrhoids; see your doctor;
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Likely normal: Pregnancy induces a number of changes and one may be some change in bowel habits. Wish you good health and a healthy baby!
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Stools: As you prepare for labor there is an increase in prostaglandin. This aids in smooth muscle contractions. Your bowel is also smooth muscle and this inc... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Food allergies: Keep a food log and also track when your bowel movements occur. Bring these to your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Check ingredients...: If your multivitamin is high in magnesium, you're getting a laxative effect equivalent to taking milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Alternatively... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
It may: For some people too many eggs can create loose stools and excess gas.
A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Night: Night time if you normally go to the washroom in the morning, or first thing in the morning if you go to the washroom in the evening.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Loose stools: Depends on the age and the babie's diet, and sometimes the mother's diet. In many circumstances loose stools can be normal. Has there been a change... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Grossman
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Probably not serious: It's only serious if the loose stools are the cause of the "bad back". In other words, if you have a bowel condition that is causing back pain, then ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Most often dietary: Most often just random event due to dietary changes - if chronic or have blood see your doctor.

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