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A 39-year-old member asked:

How to remove diarrhea?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Gentle on GI track: If you have diarrhea drink water to hydrate yourself. You can also have clear soups / broths, unsweetened juices or oral rehydration solutions. You want to be gentle with your diet so that your GI track can recover. Stay away from dairy, leafy vegetables & most fruits initially. Caffeine & alcohol should be avoided as well as any dark carbonated beverages. Although it may seem bland to you, stay >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
away from spicy/ fatty foods. Bloody diarrhea is a medical emergency. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent medical evaluation. Prolonged diarrhea should prompt medical assessment.
Aug 12, 2013

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How to remove nausea and diarrhea?

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Clear liquids: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration.Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Ginger ale or ginger tea may help to calm your GI tract. Rest.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

What should I do for my diarrhea?

6 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Drewitz
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
BRAT diet: Diarrhea is best managed by drinking plenty of fluids and restricting fiber. The brat diet consists of bananas ( greener the better) , rice (white), applesauce, toast (white). Saltine crackers and bullion may also help. Also, avoid dairy as lactose intolerance is common. Good luck.
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