A 49-year-old member asked:
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Why is your stool loose when you have diarrhea?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Fast transit: The feces is being moved through the intestines so quickly that water is not being reabsorbed through the gut.
Answered on May 14, 2015

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