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What causes someone to get uncontrollable diareah?

What causes someone to get uncontrollable 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

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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

Diarrhea...: ...Is probably the least of your concerns with high soda intake. "metabolic syndrome" is far more of a problem:

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/metabolic%20syndrome/ds00522

mainly due to high-fructose corn syrup. Your diarrhea likely has a different origin. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Call your doc: Could be a lot of things, including infection, inflammation, poor blood flow, other. Can't tell here. Make sure you keep up your fluid intake (and not just plain water). Call your doc, get seen. ...Read more

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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

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Can giardiasis cause blood when passing stool, no diareah or pain?

Can giardiasis cause blood when passing stool, no diareah or pain?

No: 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

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I have had severe pain at the bottom right of my belly it hurts to cough and touch I keep vomiting and have diareah?

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

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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?

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

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Can HPV cause swollen glands or penis pain or diareah?

Can HPV cause swollen glands or penis pain or diareah?

HPV: No. Hpv causes warts. It can lead to rectal, cervical or throat cancer in some cases. It does not cause other illnesses such as the symptoms you describe. ...Read more

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I get diareah quite often. What could be wrong with me?

I get diareah quite often. What could be wrong with me?

Many things: There are many potential causes of chronic diarrhea. They include infections such as giardia and cryptosporidium, inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease, malabsorption and many others. Get evaluated by an internist or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I've been getting diareah for 5 days now. What's wrond with me?

I've been getting diareah for 5 days now. What's wrond with me?

Diarrhea: This could be caused by an infection, by recently taking antibiotics, inflammatory bowel disease, a food borne illness or other causes. It is time to see a physician ...Read more

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My husband has had diareah for about 3 weeks. What could be causing this?

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

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How do you cure diareah in a child of 8 months whose had it already for 2 weeks?

How do you cure diareah in a child of 8 months whose had it already for 2 weeks?

See your doctor: In order to treat the diarrhea, it's important to know what is causing it in the first place. Consult with your child's physician. In the meantime, make sure the child is being rehydrated with pedialyte or something similar. ...Read more

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Can hydrocorizone cream give you diareah?

Can hydrocorizone cream give you diareah?

Not likely: Topical corticosteroid creams are minimally absorbed into our blood stream and should not impact bowel function. ...Read more

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Stomach pain and extreme diareah?

Stomach pain and extreme diareah?

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

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I can't keep any food or water down for the past 4 days but I don't have diareah?

I can't keep any food or water down for the past 4 days but I don't have diareah?

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

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I have been vomitting all night since like 10pm its now 5am. Plus diareah. I need a cure?

Urgent Vomiting: Hi

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

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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?

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?

What do you mean: By diarrhea...??? frequent bowel movements???? soft/liquid bowel movements??? "diarrhea" means different things to different people.
Ask question again with more details!

Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Diarrhea: You obviously have picked up a bug on vacation. It is important to have stool cultures done to see if you have developed amebic dysentary or other exotic bug. In the meantime stay on a bland diet and electrolye replacement fluids. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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I have diareah hot and have a UTI that won't. Go away?

I have diareah hot and have a UTI that won't. Go away?

Recurrent UTI: Recurrent utis suggests more serious and complicated problem. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you have a stomach bug without diareah and vomitting?

Can you have a stomach bug without diareah and vomitting?

Yes: You can have an infection of the stomach without diarrhea and vomiting. An example is h. Pylori bacteria, which causes ulcers. You can get an ulcer without vomiting or having diarrhea. The same is true for some viruses. ...Read more

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How often would u get diareah with celiac disease?

How often would u get diareah with celiac disease?

Never: Celiac disease is completely treatable through strict avoidance of gluten found in wheat, oats and barley. Once your digestive system recovers you should experience diarrhea no more frequently than anyone else. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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 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?

Hello.: Hello. When people become anxious, sometimes there is more spasm of smooth muscle such as is found in the gut. This can lead to loose bowel movements. I suggest that you ask your doctor to evaluate you (make sure you don't have irritable bowel disease). ...Read more

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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?

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

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Red blood along with cramping and diareah?

Red blood along with cramping and diareah?

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