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What causes bouts of alternating constipation and diarrhea?

What causes bouts of alternating constipation and diarrhea?

At your age..: At your age a colon mass tops the list. Medication food follows next. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

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


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What could cause frequent bouts of vomiting and diarrhea?

What could cause frequent bouts of vomiting and diarrhea?

Gastroenteritis: The most common cause is a virus. There are also some other causes, such as food poisoning, colitis, and other infections. If there is blood in your stool, or you become dehydrated, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

What are the causes of sudden nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea?

Nausea: Any medication prescribed or added recently could have effects on stomach or mood. Review with your pcp. ...Read more

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What is the cause of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue?

What is the cause of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue?

Possibly Diet: Many diseases and cancer can cause these types of symptoms. I would first try to see if the cause of your symptoms could be related to your diet. Have you changed your diet in any way recently? ...Read more

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Pathophysiology of diarrhea and vomiting?

Pathophysiology of diarrhea and vomiting?

Complicated: This topic would require a small textbook to explain simply. You might want to get a textbook of pathophysiology and start reading. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic nausea without vomiting?

What are the causes of chronic nausea without vomiting?

Check it out.: Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more

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What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

What causes nausea, extreme sweat, and loss of vision?

There are a few...: ...Causes, including dehydration, diabetes, heat exhaustion, and certain medications. If you know anyone suffering from these symptoms, they need to seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Have bloating in the stomach, frequent bouts of severe nausea that causes soreness in the pit of the stomach and rare dizziness.. Any suggestions?

Dizzy and bloating: you may have a virus causing your bloating and nausea but if you are having other symptoms such as fever or severe diarrhea you should see a doctor asap about it. I would also check a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant especially if you missed a period or are late. Drink plenty of fluids and try to rest of course. If you are not improving in a few days see your doctor of course. ...Read more

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Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Causes of vomiting, headaches and tiredness ?

Ambiguous: There are probably a thousand different possibilities. These are very ambiguous symptoms. Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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What is the cause of severe tummy ache, vomiting and dizziness?

What is the cause of severe tummy ache, vomiting and dizziness?

Tummy ache: Usually these are either acute viral infections (now thought to be the leading cause of foodborne illness in the United States), or a reaction to toxins in contaminated foods from a variety of sources. Too much information to provide, if symptoms don't quickly resolve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some causes of severe abdominal pain and pale stool?

What are some causes of severe abdominal pain and pale stool?

Some possibilites: Would be gallstones, liver disease, intestinal disorders that are too n numerous to discuss here. Need more background information and medical history such as whether there has been prior surgery or history of hepatitis, etc. ...Read more

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Causes of extreme throat pain?

Causes of extreme throat pain?

3 most common: Cold, strep throat, tonsillitis most common causes. May required treatment. See MD. If tonsillitis and recurrent, may need ENT evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause excessive stomach pain, fatigue, nausea and loss of appetite in pregnancy?

What could cause excessive stomach pain, fatigue, nausea and loss of appetite in pregnancy?

Many things: Just being pregnant can cause all of these symptoms. There are a lot of hormonal and metabolic changes occurring. If excessive though, you need to be evaluated to see if some other condition is occurring that could cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some causes of chronic diarrhea?

What are some causes of chronic diarrhea?

Laundry list: Here is a laundry list for causes of chronic diarrhea: crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, parasitic infestation, bacterial infection, postcholecystectomy syndrome, laxative abuse, food allergies, gastrointestinal hormone secreting tumor, hyperthyroidism, constipation, etc. Best advice is to seek medical consult. ...Read more

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What are the causes chronic nausea without vomiting?

What are the causes chronic nausea without vomiting?

GI Problems: Ulcers, gastritis, gallbladder disease, diabetes, pancreatitis, and the list goes on and on. Bottom line is you need to see your pcp. ...Read more

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What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

What are common causes of extreme fatigue (needing to nap) after eating?

Sugar: This may or may not indicate a sugar problem. You should ask your doc about a glucose tolerance test. It may also improve with healthy food such as veg, salad and fruit. ...Read more

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What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

What can cause severe stomach pain, vomiting, dysentery, and lots of belching?

Many things: The most common cause would be a viral or bacterial infection of the intestinal tract. Occasionally, these can be quite severe, and can require hospitalization for IV fluids. Generally, No specific treatment. Just let it run its course. Treatment is geared at symptom relief and dehydration. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can IBS cause extreme nausea, diarrhea, weakness, & fatigue?

Can IBS cause extreme nausea, diarrhea, weakness, & fatigue?

Possible, unlikely: If this is acute, more likely due to some intervening factor. Unpublished data suggests that eating 3 cups of unpasteurized yogurt a day may alleviate symptoms of IBS. Try it, cannot hurt. If your current symptoms continue see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Some foods, which i try to avoid, cause *extreme* fatigue, then diarrhea. Is this more than just a food sensitivity i need to worry about?

Some foods, which i try to avoid, cause *extreme* fatigue, then diarrhea. Is this more than just a food sensitivity i need to worry about?

Foods cause fatigue: You may actually have a food allergy which could become dangerous. Good idea to see an allergist about your problem. ...Read more

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For about a week now i been having diarrhea and I am starting to get extreme headaches. I am also late on my period. What could cause this?

For about a week now i been having diarrhea and I am starting to get extreme headaches. I am also late on my period.  What could cause this?

First, pregnancy tes: If you missed your period, the first thing is always, check a pregnancy test. Pregnancy can cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have extreme diarrhea some vomiting and major gas and possibly pregnant what could cause this?

Gastroenteritis: The most common cause is a virus. There are also some other causes, such as food poisoning, colitis, and other infections. If there is blood in your stool, or you become dehydrated, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can fruit juice cause diarrhea in adults? When i eat certain fruits or drink any fruit juice i get diarrhea, dizziness and extreme tiredness.

Diarrhea and juice: The basic fruit used in many fruit drinks is actually apple. Other juices are then added in for flavour. Some people do not tolerate apple juice well due to a poorly digested sugar in it called maltose. I'm actually not a fan of fruit juices due to the highly concentrated sugars in many of them. Whole fruits are better. ...Read more

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Having diarrhea and nausea after period. After period did extreme exercise. Took planB 3 weeks ago. Cause of nausea is exercise or pills or preg? -hpt

Having diarrhea and nausea after period. After period did extreme exercise. Took planB 3 weeks ago. Cause of nausea is exercise or pills or preg? -hpt

Nausea: The medication is unlikely to cause nausea 3 weeks later. Extreme exercise is possible. A pregnancy test would rule in or out your other concern. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Symptoms: nausea, stomachache, diarrhea, extreme sweating, faintness, lasted about 30 min. Food poisoning? Or could overeating have been the cause?

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Symptoms: nausea, stomachache, diarrhea, extreme sweating, faintness, lasted about 30 min. Food poisoning? Or could overeating have been the cause?

Maybe, but maybe not: A 30 minute bout of diarrhea, along with nausea, tummy ache, and sweating, usually means the person ate something that reacted in a way with his or her body, to make the body want to rapidly expel (poop out) everything. Sometimes this is due to food poisoning (toxins in food), rapid over-eating, certain food oils/ingredients that make bowels move, taking medications with laxative effects, etc... ...Read more

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Does acv cause diarrhea?

Does acv cause diarrhea?

Acyclovir?: Are you referring to acyclovir? It does not usually cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause diarrhea?

Not normally.: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, feeling tired, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What causes white diarrhea?

Liver Problems: The color of stool can help guide your doctor to determine the cause of the problem. White stool is often a result of a liver disease such as viral hepatitis which causes the bilirubin in your blood level to rise. As a result there can be less of it in the stool and the stool then becomes "discolored" or white, gray, or pale. Note that eating all white foods can cause this as well. ...Read more

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Can exercise cause diarrhea?

Can exercise cause diarrhea?

It can: This is a well observed phenomenon, particularly with endurance athletes/runners. This exercise induced diarrhea is felt to be possibly be related to low blood flow to the gut, as blood is shunted(diverted) to the muscle .. a variant of ischemic colitis! ...Read more

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Can worrying cause diarrhea?

Yes: Stress can cause worsening of irritable bowel symptoms - in particular, diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can hot sauce cause diarrhea?

Can hot sauce cause diarrhea?

But tastes so good!: When we think diarrhea, its rather specific in terms of multiple large volume bowel movements. If you are having a "diarrheal" illness after eating hot sauce, make sure its not expired and change the bottle. If all hot sauces are causing it, then we've gotta think something in it is upsetting your GI tract. ...Read more

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Does chocolate cause diarrhea?

Does chocolate cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea cause: Some people can be sensitive to different foods and get diarrhea. If it seems to happen repeatedly then perhaps for you, chocolate causes diarrhea. ...Read more

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What can cause acute diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea: First define the problem (soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea develops (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals/infections, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on the above. ...Read more

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What causes frequent diarrhea?

Multiple causes: There are numerous possible causes for diarrhea including: bowel infection, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis ; crohn disease), irritable bowel syndrome, food poisoning, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, certain medications (antibiotics), artificial sweeteners, etc. Consulting a gastroenterologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Clear diarrhea what causes this?

Number of things: Things from nonabsorbable sugars in the diet to medications to infections can cause clear diarrhea. Identifying the exact cause requires much more information. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

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