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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have chronic diarrhea cause by my anxiety. but i get severe stomach pain and loose stool but not watery. can i take imodium (loperamide) when its not watery?

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Dr. Gerard Roberts
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Diarrhea: Yes and it may help your symptoms.
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