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Pradaxa And Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
To calm severe stomach flu-5 doses of kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) and three capletes of anti diarrhea med cause black stool?
Yes: The active ingredient in kaopectate--bismuth subsalicylate--turns stool a dark color. It can turn green or black and can persist a few days after stopping the medicine. If the black color lasts beyond three days after the medicine or is very dark or tarry (blood can cuase this change), see a doctor. ...Read more
To calm severe stomach flu-5 doses of kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) and three capletes of anti diarreha med cause black stool?
I am experiencing diarrhea, stomach cramps, mucus in stool and fever (better by: with fluids, rest) (worsened by: dehydration (fluid loss), exerci...
Gastroenteritis?: My first thought, based on acuity and symptoms, would be acute gastroenteritis, perhaps viral or food-borne. However, this should only last 3-5 days, so if you're still sick certainly by 7 days we would need to entertain other possibilities: infectious colitis, inflammatory colitis, gallbladder, pancreas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any illnesses besides IBS that cause diarrhea, loose stool, cramping, upset stomach, and occasional constipation? No vomiting or blood in stool.
5 days ago, began with diarrhea and lots of gas pain/pressure, low-grade fever, no vomiting. Food poisoning, virus, or bacterial? Thx.
Diarrhea: Certainly all 3 are possibilities. Have you been on any antibiotics in the last 6 weeks? If so having your stool tested for C. difficile would be prudent. Recent travel especially to 3rd world countries? Stool sample can be collected and tested these days for many causes including the 3 you mentioned. Otherwise, increase fluids such as sport drinks and stick with a simple diet until normal ...Read more
I am having lots of mucus in my stool, intermittent diarrhea and constipation and stomach pain. It goes away with Imodium (loperamide) and pepto but returns.
6 hours of abdominal cramping
Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?
See your physician: could be many things, but with 6 hours of cramping , would suggest you see your physician or go to the ER ...Read more
Can I take imodium (loperamide) anti diarrhea with avelox. Second day on avelox and have diarrhea.?
You may: Temporary GI disturbances are quite common with antibiotics, so a little patience with this understanding comes handy to get the intended benefit from the treatment. I would recommend extra clear liquids like electrolyte solutions, yogurt and probiotic to help restore GI health before Imodium (loperamide). ...Read more
Stomach pain and diarrhea for last two days with no appetite. Diarrhea following eating. No vomiting. Took one immodium tonight.
Virus: A viral infection of the intestinal tract is likely and this usually runs its course in several days without specific treatment except light diet, adequate fluid intake and kaopectate or, for relief of severe diarrhea,Imodium (loperamide) as needed. See your Physician if symptoms persist longer than a few days or if symptoms worsen. ...Read more
Itaking antibiotics2weeks for pyelonephritis. ive just had horrendous cramps and urgency to pass stool. Mucus loose stool and some solid with nausea.
Day 3 of Rx Miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation and still having diarrhea. No regular stools. When is the diarrhea supposed to stop?
Any medication that stops strong abdominal cramping due to gastroenteritis? Associated with diarrhea and vomiting
Long term frequent diarrhea with stomach pains, bloating, hard to loose weight, and fatigue. And often undigested apples, lettuce, and other food.
Diagnosed with IBS. Can excessive stomach acid cause diarrhea?alot of heartburn and nausea this past weekend and now uncontrolled diarrhea.
IBS: IBS in traditional medicine is a diagnosis of exclusion. Newer research shows the bacteria in your gut determine the gut health. The healthier bacteria thrive when your diet is high in natural fibers from vegetables and fruits. You can chose symptom relief in the short term or change how you eat and get more lasting results. See www.institute of functional medicine .org for more info ...Read more
Started stomach bug, then diherrea and constpation for 10 days. Started align probiotic and diherrea immediately worsening with lots of gas..uninsured?
Possible bacterial: Viral gastroenteritis are often benign, and self-limiting. However, bacterial gastroenteritis or dysentery requires antibiotic for definitive treatment. Untreated bacterial infection of the gastrointestinal tract can lead to Long and short-term complications, including diverticulitis, perforated viscous, toxic megacolon. Evaluation and testing by physician can reduce avoidable complications. ...Read more