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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Chronic diarrhea ??: Sounds like you have a case of chronic diarrhea. That can be caused by numerous things from infections to transient malabsorption syndromes to dietar ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: What do you mean by "loose"? Is this a change? It is seldom normal to have this happen unless something in diet or an organism or other inflammatory ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adil Roomi
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Seek care: Black stool can be a sign of gi bleed. It needs to be investigated promptly. Please don't wait.
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Dr. Thi Hoang
Dr. Thi Hoang answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Melena: Black stool can be the result of iron supplement. But medically, it is most worrisome for bleeding from an upper gastrointestinal source, such as stom ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Beer is a also a good stool softener. Wine is from grapes which can also cause soft stool.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you fe ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Nelson
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes but it should ge: The brain and intestine share the same "nervous system" and yes, it is possible. But other common dietary intolerances may also do this.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
52 years experience Rheumatology
Lyme disease: Yes it can. Diarrhea is one of GI manifestations of lyme disease.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Try to have a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; curtail intake of sat ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea: your child probably has a viral diarrhea caused by the Roto or Norovirus.Put your child on the Brat diet and make sure he is drinking electrolyte cont ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Loose stools: You can get loose stools if your salad is contaminated. Also since salad is full of fiber, it can lead to loose stools.

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