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why do you poop alot as a diabetic

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: You may, however, urinate more if your blood sugar is high.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Hamner
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Polyuria in diabetes is due to high glucose levels. High glucose induces thirst and high intake of fluid leads to increased urine output in otherwise ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Low sugar?: How do you know you have low blood sugar? Do you check your blood? It sounds more likely that you could be having low blood pressure if you are stra ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Blood: Unexplained bleeding & weight loss need to be evaluated by a doctor. Your friend needs to see a doctor ASAP. You sound like a good friend. Plea ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eat a lot: Any of these factors, plus emotion al factors such as relief of anxiety or depressed mood.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Go dairy free: Dairy free except yogurt- may be difficult for a vegetarian.Check with your doctor to rule out Gall bladder disease.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Growing: Growing bodies need hydration and calories.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Have it checked: have you urine checked for any abnormalities ,like sugar, ketones, blood, bacteria. If it is all normal then there is nothing to worry about
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chithranjan Nath
36 years experience Endocrinology
Smaller portion size: Separating your food intake into smaller portions sizes at more frequent intervals without increasing caloric intake is ideal. If need be, primarily l ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Get evaluated: I would be concerned you may have some sort of glucose or thyroid issue. See your doctor and get evaluated.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Grapes and bowels: No grapes do not always make you go fruits and vegetables have a lot of fiber which will make you go to the bathroom more often but this is not a di ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dehydration: If unable to hold down water and you are thirsty, lightheaded, feel dizzy when going from lying to sitting or sitting to standing - that may mean that ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Surely: Otherwise, you may become dehydrated.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It can overwhelm your colon's ability to absorb water from the stool.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hard to say: This is not a common medical complaint so I can only make conjectures. My best guess is because of stool that is in your rectum when you pass gas..w ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No other disease?: Each person with constipation needs to be sure there is no other disease causing it. If constipation is just due to slow movement of the food and poop ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Too much blood sugar: Elevated levels of glucose in the bloodstream causes the body to absorb more free water from the surrounding cells and tissue into the blood, in an at ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please Clarify: Unfortunately we cannot read your mind or know what your problems are specifically. What do you mean by "a lot of things don't work"?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
Bladder irritants: Common bladder irritants, such as caffeine, alcohol, and spicy foods can cause a burning, need to urinate sensation. If the symptoms persist, you sh ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Gestational DM: Not sure what you mean this early... You have NOT mentioned how many weeks pregnant. Nevertheless get oral glucose testing by obstetrician or primary ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Only if you are: Genetically pre-disposed ie: have family history.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Probably inborn: There's no explaining preferences like this any more than there's any explaining why some men are born gay, some straight, and many on a continuum. Ph ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would see: Your regular physician. He or she will assess and treat. Referral to a specialist would be made if indicated. Take care.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Josefson
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Frequent urination can be a sign of diabetesgp.ti.the doctor to check it out. I suggest an.endocrine workup

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