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Can Appendicitis Cause 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
What do I do if I've had diarrhea almost every day for 2 years unless I take anti diarrheal pills it started after I had appendicitis?
Stool culture: Get culture and see your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have had pain in lower right abdomen. Had mild fevers off and on and have been very nauseous all day with diarrhea. Could it be appendicitis?
It's possible.: Although one doesn't usually get diarrhea with appendicitis, any young person who develops right lower quadrant pain and has fevers should be evaluated. It is also possible that you may have some sort of infectious inflammation of your small intestine or right colon. If your pain persists, you should go to your doctor immediately or to the emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
Stomach grumbles and diarrhea after I eat almost every time. What can I do for this? Is this appendicitis should I go to the hospital?
3 year old vomits at night and clutches stomach in pain. Next morning has yellowish diarrhea. No fever. Happened 2 nights in a row now. Appendicitis?
Not necessarily: But needs to be seen, please go to his doctor or to ER ...Read more
I have had diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting for 3 days now? Could this be the start of appendicitis?
Pain right side lower abdomen and back. Diarrhea and gas. Is it appendicitis? How to tell when it's appendix emergency? Or pid?
Off and on pain in bellybutton and right side. Nausea. Bloating. Rebound pain. Stomach feels harder. Some diarrhea. No fever. Chronic appendicitis?
Could be: Get evaluated to rule acute abdomen if you have rebound tenderness ...Read more
Hey, I think I might have appendicitis because I have the following symptoms; pain in lower right abdomen, diarrhea, and fever. Or is it stomach flu?
If worried, see doc: The classic symptoms of appendicitis are abdominal pain localizing to the right lower quadrant (rlq) of the abdomen, some nausea and vomiting, and lack of appetite. On exam, there is rlq tenderness. If the appendix has ruptured, pain and tenderness may be throughout the abdomen. Labs generally show elevated white blood count. Abdominal ultrasound or ct scan are increasingly used for dx. ...Read more
I had appendicitis 2 weeks ago & now I have stomach virus. Constant water diarrhea, what should I do to stop it? Imodium (loperamide)?
Concerned: Is there any chance you were put on antibiotics post surgery? You almost certainly had antibiotics at time of operation and your history is worrisome for c difficile diarrhea a cause of severe loose stools as you describe. Regardless, you simply must be seen and diagnosed for your own safety and health. Please do not delay. ...Read more
Can an abdominal CT miss appendicitis? They checked me for it today but I hurt so bad. I've had fever / diarrhea / chills for days, and I'm stressed.
Yes but symptoms: Yes, a CT scan can miss appendicitis. however, your symptoms are not classic for appendicitis. Diarrhea is not usually an early sign. Also, stomach pain tends to localize or concentrate in a particular spot. Did you have a blood test / blood count? Ask to be evaluated by an experienced surgeon based on your clinical signs, rather than relying solely on the CT scan for a diagnosis. ...Read more
My 10 yr old has had stomach pains for over a week. Started passing loud gas, bad smell throwing up, fever 100, and diarrhea. Appendicitis maybe?
Severe pain in lower right quad neg CT scan doc thought appendicitis I go thru constipation to bad diarrhea tender & fever soon start per cramps/app?
Sour diarrhea?: What do you mean by "sour diarrhea"? Are you talking about the smell? How long have you had this? Any other symptoms associated with it? If your symptoms persist or get worse, then you should probably see a doctor. A lot of diarrhea resolves on its own within a couple of days. I wish you the best. ...Read more
Long list: Osmotic, secretory or exudative? Running a possible list of causes for diarrhea: Acute gastroenteritis (viral or bacterial infection), food intolerance/ allergy, recent antibiotic use, IBDs (crohns or ulcerative colitis), osmotic diarrhea from non absorbable sugars (i.e. sorbitol), malabsorption, spurious diarrhea, thyroid disorders. If it's been more than a couple days he should see his doctor for eval ...Read more
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms of diarrhea. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
Not the popcorn: But the additional oil or buttery flavor could. Of course if you have an idiosyncratic sensitivity to corn, there is a remote possibility that the popcorn itself may c as use GI sympyoms. ...Read more
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