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I have diarrhoea help?

I have diarrhoea help?

What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Especially at your age of 67, medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more


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Why is my diarrhoea illiminous green?

Why is my diarrhoea illiminous    green?

Bile: Green color of stool may be due to something you are and from the presence of bile salts in the feces. See this site for more information on the different color of stool. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/stool-color/an00772. ...Read more

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Does gastritis cause diarrhoea?

Does gastritis cause diarrhoea?

No: Diahrrhoea is a phenomenon related to the presence of liquid stool in the small intestine. As the liquid passes the terminal ileum and cecum most of the liquid is readsorbed so that the partially liquefied stool in the ascending colon converts to solid stool as it reaches the transverse and left colon where all fluid should be removed. If the water is not resorbed diarrhea forms. ...Read more

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What's is the cure for constant diarrhoea?

What's is the  cure for constant diarrhoea?

Depends: Constant diarrhea means different things to different people. Pudding-constancy stools 2-3 times a day can be normal. Watery stools multiple times per day is not. The treatment depends on the cause (infection, crohn's, ulcerative colitis, celiac, etc.). See a doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

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Can overuse of phyrnx lozenges causes diarrhoea?

Can overuse of phyrnx lozenges causes diarrhoea?

Sure but consider...: Lots of things can cause GI distress/diarrhea--incompletely treated infection (e.g. Giardia) or re-exposure with re-infection; maldigestion (pancreatic insufficiency) or malabsorption (celiac sprue); food intolerances with re-exposure to the offending substance (lactose, sorbitol, etc.), irritable bowel syndrome, missed diagnosis (incomplete evaluation), non-gi related problems (uti, pid, etc.). ...Read more

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Is it okay to give cerelac if the baby has diarrhoea?

Yes: It contains milk and flour, so if the baby is lactose intolerant or has food hypersensitivity to milk or wheat products, it could contribute to loose stools and/or diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can having diarrhoea every morning make you lose weight?

Can having diarrhoea every morning make you lose weight?

Danger of the runs: Yes, you can loose weight by having the runs but it is dangerous, you will also dehydrate and imbalance your electrolytes. Find the root of the symptoms w/the help of your doc. Are you taking too much magnesium or eating things that don't agree for starters? ...Read more

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Can there be anything i can give a toddler for diarrhoea?

Can there be anything i can give a toddler for diarrhoea?

First:: Find the cause of diarrhea.In many cases hydration and few days of diet woul'd be enough, but sometimes doctor need to take blood and/or stool culture and start antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there any tips if im having diarrhoea. What to eat/drink? What to avoid? Etc.

Is there any tips if im having diarrhoea. 
What to eat/drink? What to avoid? Etc.

Diarrhoea: Keep fluids up, preferably have electrolytes rather than having plain water . Light , small frequent meals. Avoid take away. Avoid fatty food. ...Read more

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My 9 month old child has diarrhoea and a high temperature, what can I do about it?

See a pediatrician: And do this asap. Diarrhea alone in a 9 month old should simply result in a need for hydration, but high fevers should require an assessment by a pediatrician for serious systemic illness with GI symptoms. A 9 year old can become critically ill very very quickly. Please have your baby seen and evaluated. Hope they are better soon. ...Read more

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10month old has had diarrhoea for 4days. Sometimes it has mucus in it, what could this be?

10month old has had diarrhoea for 4days. Sometimes it has mucus in it, what could this be?

Hard to: say. Need more information...Is baby still breast fed/formula?? Recent vaccination?? Change in diet very common reason for diarrhea.. As long as taking fluids no reason to worry but let your Pediatrician (or Family Health Care Provider) know what's going on.... Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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It's a very hot day and I have eaten and drunk little and now have diarrhoea. What can I do to relieve it?

It's a very hot day and I have eaten and drunk little and now have diarrhoea. What can I do to relieve it?

Hydrate: First of all you need to increase your fluid intake to keep up with the losses from the heat and the diarrhea. Avoid sugary foods or drinks as this can worsen diarrhea. Usually a virus that causes this lasts 24 - 72 hours. ...Read more

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I have been having bad diarrhoea on and off and have recently noticed clear mucus in it, what does this mean?

I have been having bad diarrhoea on and off and have recently noticed clear mucus in it, what does this mean?

Diarrhea: If this is not a recent problem due to a viral intestinal tract infection or food poisoning, you may be dealing with chronic bacterial or parasitic infection, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease. Clear mucus isn't unusual in cases of mucus colitis or IBS. A gastroenterologist can evaluate you, order appropriate tests and give dietary advice. ...Read more

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My sister is six months old and she had diarrhoea with 2 month later what we should do? Please write some medicines

No medicine: Most of the time, no medicine is given to six month old babies for diarrhea. Medicines are neither helpful nor necessary. I don't know what you mean by "diarrhoea with 2 month later." diarrhea for 2 months? Diarrhea that was two months ago and now again? If she has had diarrhea for two months, see her doctor to make sure she is gaining weight appropriately and for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I've had painful wind and diarrhoea on and off for about three weeks: week on, week off and then week on again. Any ideas?

I've had painful wind and diarrhoea on and off for about three weeks: week on, week off and then week on again. Any ideas?

FIRST: look at your diet...any changes prior to your symptoms? SECOND any stresses in your life?? FINALLY consult with your PCP since an abdominal/rectal exam is probably needed Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more