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What is wrong with me I have loose stools nearly every day

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Daily loose stools: Causes of daily loose stools include irritable bowel syndrome (usually associated with stress), lactose intolerance, or severe constipation (in which ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnostic needed: Would recommend sticking with 1 physician, keep a diet log also. Many conditions may result in such symptoms and detailed meds and supplements review, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Loose stools: How long is every day. A common cause is ibs or irritable bowel syndome.
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Drinking more water would not cause diarrhea. The two events are likely coincidental. If you have had unintended weight loss, it is imperative that yo ... Read More
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Travelers diarrhea: You probably have travelers diarrhea. Take fluids such as pedialyte and see a doctor who will most likely prescribe you some antibiotics
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably not: Cause of mucus in stool usually secondary to an inflammatory process such as colitis. This could also causes loose stools. Most Ca's are asymptoma ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Not sure how long you have been treated with Metronidazole but if this persists after a week or so you may need stool cultures. Many strains of c diff ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Age does affect colon function and bowel habits, with or without IBS. It is good that you are under medical care and have had screening examination do ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHARLENE CECILE DE GREEF
Specializes in
Further investigatio: After removal of a gallbladder the patient might experience loose stools .However the blood in the stool and vomiting of acid is of great concern and ... Read More
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