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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have had watery diarrhea for 4 days one day i had a normal bowel movement only after taking imodium (loperamide) the day before what's wrong?

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Dr. Jianjun Wu
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Diarrhea: you are likely recovering form and stomach virus, gut has increased motility and decreased absorption of nutrients, to gradually get better, avoid dairy product and too much fruit juice, eat more rice and banana to bulk up your stool and decrease gut motility, soft easy diet will be helpful, plenty of soup , water and gatorade for hydration. If not better in 10 day,see a doc
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