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Cause Of Sudden Severe Diareah
Many causes: There are many causes for unrelenting diarrhea. While the majority of causes are infectious in nature, there certainly aer other things that irritate the bowel (things like lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel diseases...) that can cause ongoing diarrhea. You need a visit to yor doctor to explore the nature and frequency of the poop, and then get a good history and physical to pinpoint cause. ...Read more
Can too much pop over the years cause diareah? I'm a big pepsi drinker and recently I've been haveing diareah everyday for the past week
I had a bout of severe diareah last night and today have had a mucousy bloody discharge for the last 7 hours. When the diareah returns I am also nause?
Son diagnosed with whey allergies. At 2.5 yrs it was said he was no longer allergic. Could drinking milk cause him to have diareah, hypoglaucemia?
Possibly: An allergy to the protein (whey) inthe milk can resolve, but the child could still have a lactose intolerance that could cause him to have diarrhea when eating dairy. However, I can't put together how a lactose intolerance or dairy allergy would cause hypoglycemia unless the diarrhea is sooooooooooo severe that it causes intestinal malabsorption of other foods. ...Read more
Blood just on the toilet paper or a few drops in the bowl
is often due to bleeding hemorrhoids. However other causes need to be considered, especially if you are over the age of 40. Consult your PCP if concerned. For information on Giardia> bit. Ly/1Pm3Hdi Hemorrhoids> http://wb. Md/1Jj80zo Rectal bleeding> http://bit. Ly/1KXooGn ...Read more
I have had severe pain at the bottom right of my belly it hurts to cough and touch I keep vomiting and have diareah?
Belly pain: If more than a day or two, a physician should see you quickly. So many serious things like appendix, ectopic pregnancy, bowel obstruction, all which go along with severe focal belly pain and vomting and diarrhea are in play, it's easy to pass off as "gastroenteritis. And mistakes can be very devastating. ...Read more
Help every few months or more often I ve been getting severe stomach cramps and diareah it started when I started to loose weight in 2009?
Severe constipation used suppositories and enemas. Day 1&2 thin pale, day 3 small pale bowl day 4 pale thin and now dark brown diareah. Obstruction?
Doubt it: Sounds like your GI motility has responded to your laxatives. No blood with stool, right? ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks and having severe symptoms like diareah, back pain, headache, neasuea but my doc always says im ok and doesn't even exam any ideas?
Not satisfied w/MD?: There are no perfect tests ; few perfect doctors. Most practitioners want you to candidly share your concerns so as to best direct you appropriately. If for any reason you didn't hit it off ideally with your first doctor, or you just want confirmation of his/her opinion, then by all means please check with another or see a GI specialist. ...Read more
Many things: Diarrhea x 3weeks could be caused by a number of things: a gut infection, bacterial or parasitic. An inflammatory condition, or chronic irritation due to severe stress and food allergies if his diet has changed dramatically, or a reaction to a new medication or supplement. He needs blood tests and stool tests and possibly some imaging studies.. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Depends on how long: We're currently having gastroenteritis, or stomach flu going around. Gas, bloating, diarrhea are common but only last a few days. If you 're having ongoing symptoms, fever, blood in the stool or a significant amount of pain, you should get checked out. If there is travel in your recent past, definitely get checked. ...Read more
Vomiting: Persistent vomiting can have many different causes, including gastritis, ulcer, infections, bowel blockage, and many others. The biggest issue is that you haven't been able to keep anything down for 4 days and are in danger of becoming dehydrated. You should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
if you have been throwing up for such an extended time frame combined with diarrhea you must get in to an urgent care medical center today. You may be severely dehydrated and this is an emergency.
If you are not getting any better this morning please get to the nearest medical care center. ...Read more
For as long as I can remember I've had diareah almost every day n it's my normal bm. How can this affect me in the future?
I've had diareah for 2 days and I've noticed I have blood in mmy toilet could it be im sick or just tissues from going to much?
Bloody diarrhea: It is possible that irritation from frequent diarrhea and frequent wiping can lead to a small amount of blood in your stool. Sometimes hemorrhoids act up with diarrhea. However, it is also possible the blood is from whatever is causing the diarrhea - usually blood in the stool is an indication that you need an evaluation for infections that need treatment, or other more serious causes of diarrhea. ...Read more
I got back from costa rica and the last couple days we got really sick I have had diareah for 6 days and can't keep anything in me what should I do?
I woke up. Had diareah. I checked my weight it was 56.6kgs then the diareah continued. Does this mean I weigh less since the diarea was in my system?
Yes: I guess you your question is are you going to weigh less if your diarrhea continues the answer is yes. The weight loss is due to fluid losses and you need to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of oral fluid. ...Read more
Diarehai woke up a few hrs. Ago with very watery, reddish diareah, I've been back to the toilet 3 more times and had lots more of the same. Can I us?
? bleeding: If bleeding, you should be seen and further evaluated. If not bleeding, immodium may help or just let time takes its course. ...Read more
Recurrent UTI: Recurrent utis suggests more serious and complicated problem. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more
My 14 month old son has a temp and had diareah and won't eat for 3 days now and isn't getting any better I rang nhs line and they said he's fine?
Who said so?: If this was a physician answering after a series of exploratory questions, it may be valid advice. Most children of this age have rotavirus infection, which if managed symptomatically will resolve usually in 4-5 days. If you cannot keep him hydrated, he won't take his favorite snack foods, is irritable or develops and other symptoms, take him to an er in which they have pediatricians on duty. ...Read more
I seem to get diareah excessively. It seems as if when I have anxiety or worry about things it gets worse what could this be? What can I do to prevent or help this?
I have suffered from diareah and sickness since friday and th sickness has just gone but I have started to have vaginal bleeding and I'm really worrie?
Possibly unrelated: I don't think the two are related. Depending on age, medications, etc..., a complete work up would be reasonable. ...Read more
Bloody diarrhea: There can be several causes for your bloody diarrhea and your cramping. It may be due to the antibiotic you're taking or you may have an infection like shigella or salmonella. You can also have inflammatory bowel disease. Therfore see your your doctor for a more definitve diagnosis. ...Read more