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Constipation After 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
Severe abdominal muscle tension. Mucus in stool, abdominal cramping (including after meals), diarrhea, constipation, gas and bloating. 1-2 months?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome with passage of mucus and alternating constipation and diarrhea may be the problem. Other possibilities include lactose or gluten intolerance. Drinking hot(not too hot)water helps break down gas and bloating. If this a chronic problem, a gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you as well as advise you about dietary habits. Take simethicone after meals ...Read more
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Stomach pains, cold chills, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, constipation. Has occurred the past 2 days after drinking alcohol.
Alcohol Poisoning: Hi i cannot rule out alcohol poisoning from your description. You may need to re-hydrate, take your vitamins and eat some meals with good nutrition. If the diarrhea is persisting you can try the brat diet: bananas, rice or rice water, applesauce or peeled apples and unbuttered toast. You should be feeling better soon. ...Read more
Stools now "pale": Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale (acholic) stool. Lots of other things also affect stool appearance: ingested foods, medications (peptobismol, antacids), swallowed blood or bleeding from gut, infection/antibiotics, inflammation, maldigestion, & the amount of mucus mixed with stool, as well as transit time of food. ...Read more
Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bowel movements were soft yellow stools then yellow diarrhea, been experiencing stomach nausea too.?
C. Diff: Have to be concerned about an infection in the colon caused by a bacterium called clostridium difficila. Most often occurs after given an antibiotic for some other reason (appendicitis). Anitibiotics can kill off "good" bacteria in colon leading to over growth of bad bugs- c. Diff. Need to have stool checked and if present treated with oral antibiotics. Good also be an abscess in pelvis. ...Read more
What causes sudden upset stomach with constant diarrhea 10-20 min after eating. And vomiting before eating?
Any illnesses besides IBS that cause diarrhea, loose stool, cramping, upset stomach, and occasional constipation? No vomiting or blood in stool.
Stomach pain and diarrhea for last two days with no appetite. Diarrhea following eating. No vomiting. Took one immodium tonight.
Virus: A viral infection of the intestinal tract is likely and this usually runs its course in several days without specific treatment except light diet, adequate fluid intake and kaopectate or, for relief of severe diarrhea,Imodium (loperamide) as needed. See your Physician if symptoms persist longer than a few days or if symptoms worsen. ...Read more
Long periods of constipation (sometimes weeks) followed by diarrhea. bloating and abdominal pain after eating, mildcramping. what could this be?
watery diarrhea for 4 days.normal BM first three days mixed w/ diarrhea. today all watery diarrhea. Diet is salad/carrots/3oz protein. Slight cramping
Diarrhea: We need to do 2nd opinion so we can figure out what to do. ...Read more
Nausea before bowel movement and nausea afterwards. Yellow, watery bowels with mucous. Flatulence. No appetite, no fever, fatigue and anxiety. ?
Strange, it should : Be the other way around. Please consult with your doc when you have a chance. ...Read more
Constipation (Child) (Definition)
A condition in which it is difficult to pass stools because the stools are too firm or too dry. ...Read more
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