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Oily stool diarrhea

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Likely an infection: Clear liquids for 24 hours is a good first line home treatment for diarrhea, but if you have been ill for 10 days it is time to be evaluated by a doct... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Enteritis: Indigestion of food and Malabsorption. This is a short duration therefore BRAT diet for next 4 days may help you. Drink plenty of water and electroly... Read More
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Sounds like: a fat malabsorbtion problem which can be associated with a number of enteric viral infections! Check with your Primary Medical Care Provider if symto... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see if there is a medical issue, such as a liver or gallbladder issue, causing elevated total bilirubin. Of cour... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Gallbladder: See your doctor and get checked out to see if you have a gallbladder problem.
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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

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