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A 66-year-old male asked:

What is the treatment for nighttime diarrhea for my 87 yr.old mom?

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Dr. Helen Gray
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Immodium/doc visit: You could try using over the counter immodium. However, you may want her to be checked out by her physician to ensure there's no infectious cause or inflammatory cause. Also the type of diarrhea would be signify other issues that could be dangerous therefore an evaluation as to the why prior to or in conjunction with using otc meds would be warranted. Keep her hydrated!
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