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A 23-year-old male asked:

Why we get loose stools? how to avoid them?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Frequent loose poop?: "Loose stools" means different things to different people. "Frequent stools" also has many meanings (some call twice a day frequent; others 4 times a day frequent). One's primary care doctor can get the entire story and maybe run some tests. There may be an infection, food poisoning toxin, celiac disease, some sort of hormonal problem, medication effects, malabsorption of certain nutrients, etc...
Last updated Feb 25, 2020

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