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what is the difference between travelers diarrhea n diarrhea

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Travellers dirrhea: Travellers diarrhea is caused when you are travlling to countries where the water supply is contaminated with e coli, and if you drink water which is ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Ideas: Here's some info: http://www.medicinenet.com/travelers_diarrhea/article.htm Also, you might discuss Rx's w/ your Dr and wear or carry a supply of adul ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Concierge Doctors: Not by asking questions like this.But you may be able to get Prescriptions through Haalthtap Concierge Doctors Pick a Doctor from the list and subscri ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
47 years experience in Internal Medicine
Loose stools, cramps: Most people with traveler's diarrhea have loose stools and abdominal cramps, after eating contaminated food or drinking contaminated water. Fortunatel ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
LOOSE STOOLS: Have a mushy consistency. Diarrhea is wattery non formed stools.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Diarrhea v infection: Diarrhea is defined as 3 loose bowel movements in a 24 hour period. Dysentery is a severe infection of the intestines usually caused by a bacterial i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Diarrhea for both: Cyclospora is an organism that can cause gastroenteritis, cause diarrhea and other gastrointestinal signs and symptoms. If you have diarrhea that las ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience in Pediatrics
The type of stools: Constipation is when someone passes hard stools. A person can go to the bathroom every other day, but if it is a soft bowel movement, it is not consti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelesh Tipnis
23 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Both work the same: Both Lomotil and Imodium (loperamide) contain opiod (narcotic) agonists which act to decrease muscle contraction in the small intestine and colon.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
A cause of diarrhea: Osmosis is the movement of water across a membrane and naturally occurrs to acheive homeostasis. When you consume a concentrated substance which cann ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Merola
38 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Itis=inflammation: Gastritis is inflammation of stomach lining and can be serious. Gastroenteritis is inflammation as well but usually due to a virus and self limiting, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Many things: Numerous types of bacterial and viral infections can cause diarrhea, some watery, some bloody, some with mucus. Be seen and tested for a diagnosis.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Bug vs disease: Salmonella typhi is the name of the bacterium that causes typhoid fever.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends on what you mean by the words. A cold can be caused by many different kinds of viruses. Influenza which some call flu is a particular virus. S ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
These are: Generally the same as a c difficile infection can cause c difficile colitis manifesting by abdominal pain, diarrhea, often bloody stools, fever among ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Define "Diarrhea": Stool texture (regardless of volume or frequency of movements) is defined by the bristol stool scale (bss), which ranges from 1 (hard, pellet stool) t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Different: I believe diarrhea must include a serious increase in the frequency of the bms and looseness.Of course other symptoms such as fever, cramps, etc may b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Good question: These are the two major species of salmonella. Bongori is primarily found in cold blooded animals but almost all the human infections are not bongori ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Very different: An odd question to be coming from cumberland, md, but here goes: typhoid is a disease caused by salmonella typhi that primarily causes fever and abdom ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience in Pediatrics
Diarrhea: the only way to differentiate is by doing stool culture, usually salmonella the stool contains mucus and blood where as viral diarrhea is just watery.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Very different: Influenza is a infectious viral respiratory illness associated with cough, fever, muscle aches, etc. Hay fever refers to allergies which are not due t ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Food poisoning: Could be the same thing. Food poisoning is lay man's language.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Vomiting: vomiting is the involuntary forceful expulsion of stomach contents, where regurgitation can be voluntary or involuntary of food that comes up , such ... Read More

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