Kansas City, MO
A female asked:
i am having burning diarrhea after taking betaine hcl with pepsin for the first time before breakfast. should i discontinue taking or is this normal?
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Gastroenterology 39 years experience
What RU treating?: You have provided us no clinical diagnosis to support your current or continued use of hydrochloric acid and pepsin. The differential diagnosis of diarrhea is protean, so some simple testing may be in order depending on severity and duration.
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How can I treat my baby's diarrhea and vomiting?
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Pediatrics 18 years experience
Fluids: You want to replace the loss of fluids. An oral rehydration solution (ors) such as pedialyte provides the appropriate amount of electrolytes. If your child is vomiting a lot, you may give sips of the solution (5-10 ml) every 5-15 minutes. Do not give soda, juice, ginger ale. They are too sweet and will make the diarrhea worse. Avoid fatty and sweet foods as well.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Salmonella has given me bad diarrhea. Should I take imodium (loperamide)?
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Dr. Mike Mooreanswered
Family Medicine 8 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Does diarrhea affect birth control?
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Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Get u out of mood?: If you mean affect birth control pills-not really. Severe malabsorption to affect absorption of meds, including bcp, not common, but possible. No effect on barrier methods like condoms, diaphragm, foams, or others, like iud.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Does drinking alcohol give you diarrhea?
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Internal Medicine 48 years experience
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A 33-year-old member asked:
My 22 month old vomiting and diarrhea. Should I take her to ER tonight ?
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Pediatrics 9 years experience
Vomiting : Yes if she can't hold anything down. Dehydration can be life threatening.
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Last updated Oct 27, 2017
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