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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

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


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Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Alcohol malabsorptio: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism. One of several possible factors causing this clinical picture is small intestinal damage leading to malabsorption alcohol inhibits the breakdown of nutrients into usable molecules by decreasing secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas (2). Alcohol impairs nutrient absorption by damaging the cell. ...Read more

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Why does alcohol give me diarrhea?

Why does alcohol give me diarrhea?

Alcohol: Drinking alcohol can cause gastritis which causes spasms of your intestines resulting in diarrhea. Also your pancreas may become irritated which can also affect your intetines. ...Read more

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Why does overconsuming alcohol give me diarrhea the next day?

Why does overconsuming alcohol give me diarrhea the next day?

Diarrhea: It may be directly related to the alcohol or you may have an underlying illness that is exacerbated by alcohol. Review this with your doctor and if over consumption of alcohol is a routine get help with this as well. All the best. ...Read more

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Im not a drinker but last night I drunk a bottle of smirnoff and woke up with bouts of diarrhea could alcohol give me diarrhea? Im 22 and not a drinkr

Im not a drinker but last night I drunk a bottle of smirnoff and woke up with bouts of diarrhea could alcohol give me diarrhea? Im 22 and not a drinkr

Yes: Drinking an entire bottle when you are not a regular drinker is beyond dangerous - it is the kind of thing that kills people your age at fraternity and sorority hazings. Alcohol is toxic to the whole gastrointestinal tract and can inflame the stomach and intestines, as well as liver and pancreas resulting in diarrhea. Please don;t repeat your mistake - one day it might be your last one. ...Read more

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Everytime I drink alcohol I have diarrhea?

Everytime I drink alcohol I have diarrhea?

Try NONalcoholic one: If a person gets diarrhea each time after drinking an alcoholic drink, she can keep a diary of the different kinds of drinks and foods that are consumed prior to the diarrhea. The cause may be the alcohol, if the person's stomach and intestines really get irritated by alcohol, but it may more likely be the other ingredients in mixed drinks (milk, cream, sugar, ...), or ingredients in the foods. ...Read more

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Why when i drink alcohol i get diarrhea?

Why when i drink alcohol i get diarrhea?

Alcohol: Alcohol irritates and speeds up the GI system, and the result of drinking large amounts can be diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why is it that after every time I drink alcohol, I get diarrhea?

How much do u drink: Alcohol can cause diarrhea, affects motility of bowel, can affect absorption. Patients with celiac sprue can get diarrhea after drinking beer (malt-barleyor wheat is the issue), other spirits (rye, whiskey, vodka) controversial, but may aggravate sprue. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more