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Alcohol Diarrhea Treatment
Why is beer the only alcohol to consistently upset my stomach and cause diarrhea when all other alcohols cause no problems?
Most likely other: ingredient in beer, such as the hops or malt protein. Keep in mind safe drinking limits - no more than 14 standard drinks/week for men under 60, and 7/week in those over 60, and never more than 3 drinks on one occasion. If you are drinking more than this, you are putting yourself at risk for longer term problems. If you really like the taste of beer, an allergist may be able to test you/advise. ...Read more
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
My son is 7,he's had loose stools like 4-5 times/day, for last 3 days. Last night was loose, greenish with red specks. Is this dangerous & treatment ?
Treat gastroenteritis: Your son is having infective diarrhea or dysentry , may be bacterial infection leading to loose motion and blood in stool .Consult your doctor get the treatment done as soon as possible . he may need blood test,stool test ,i.V. fluids and antibiotics ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
More than 15 years of stomach pain, loose stools..colonoscopy/endoscopies found no crowns or colitis...is IBS the only answer? No treatment helps.
Dont drink to excess: Alcohol poisoning, by definition, means you would be in a coma, so am not sure what you mean. If you are getting drunk and getting sick, that is not alcohol poisoning. Alcohol can inflame the stomach and small intestine and cause diarrhea. If you are drinking to excess, what you need is not to combat the ill effects, what you need is to STOP. Get help - talk to your health professional. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi my husband has been experiencing problems after consuming alcohol, he had two drinks last night, vomited three times and has diarrhea , whats wrong?
Previous problems?: with alcohol consumption? Two drinks is a small amount to be causing symptoms the next day, if it hasn't previously caused problems. Also, diarrhea is pretty unusual. Sounds like he possibly has something else going on, like a virus or food poisoning. Try just clear liquids as tolerated, consider getting a Concierge consult or seeing your GP or Walk In if not better after a few hours. ...Read more
Stephen, 33y.O., non-smoking, occasional alcohol drinker, family history of ca both sides, irregular bm. He complains lbm 3x in 10 days, not diarrhea. Whats wro?
Loose stools: There are probably 100 possible causes for this and if it persists and you are concerned, bringing a stool specimen along with you when you visit your doctor will help to dispel your concerns. Good luck. ...Read more
Can a little more alcohol than I normally drink be the cause of a bout of diarrhea 36 hours after drinking?
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