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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Palpitation (Definition)

Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also ...Read more


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Diahrea and feeling of heart palpitations?

Diahrea and feeling of heart palpitations?

Check electrolytes: See your doctor for a thorough history and physical examination. Diarrhea can lead to dangerously low electrolytes, such as low potassium levels, that could be leading to your heart palpitations. If you're feeling severely weak, dizzy, or passing out, you should call 911 for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can wine cause someone with crohn"s to have diarrhea?

Can wine cause someone with crohn"s to have diarrhea?

No: There are no reports that grapes, alcohol, yeast, or sulfites will exacerbate Crohn's disease. So I would say 'no' to your question. ...Read more

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What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

What’s the best way to get rid of diarrhea in children?

Use ORS if needed: Do not use any anti-diarrheal medication. Young children and infants should not be given a clear liquid diet. They should continue a normal diet but avoid high fat items. Nursing mothers should continue nursing. Do NOT give young children: plain water, tea, soda, Gatorade or Juices. They need an Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS). THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGES CONTAIN DETAILED PATIENT INFORMATION: http:// bit. Ly/1yjrrsa AND http:// bit. Ly/1BTTJbh ...Read more

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I have uncontrollable diarrhea. For an example today I got to work and got out of my car feeling just fine however as I started to walk the diarrhea s?

I have uncontrollable diarrhea. For an example today I got to work and got out of my car feeling just fine however as I started to walk the diarrhea s?

Got the runs...: Home treatment can help you treat your diarrhea and avoid other related problems, such as dehydration.

http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/tc/diarrhea-age-12-and-older-home-treatment ...Read more

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My daughter has had I b s set for 6 years now currently has had diarrhea for 1 month followed with chills what what are your recommendations

My daughter has had I b s set for 6 years now currently has had diarrhea for 1 month followed with chills what what are your recommendations

See a GI doctor: Do not wait on this. A one month episode of diarrheic stools and chills suggests the possible spread of infection beyond the colon lumen. This could be quite serious and should be investigated aggressively. Hope she gets well soon. ...Read more

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If diarrhea can help you dump the invader quicker, then what if you take a med that causes constipation as a s/e, making you incapable of diarrhea?

If diarrhea can help you dump the invader quicker, then what if you take a med that causes constipation as a s/e, making you incapable of diarrhea?

Well...........: Even if a certain part of the intestine's response to infection is to make diarrhea more likely, it's not that simple. Bacterial toxins and infection also contribute.
Nowadays the use of lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) or stool anti softener is considered okay. If you have constipation, it means your diarrhea is over. ...Read more

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I am having terrible diarrhea, and gas. This has been going on for 21 days. I am having terrible diarrhea, and gas. This has been going on for 21 days. Every time I eat, I either have to try to hold it or find a rest room within 20 to 30 mins. It almost s

I am having terrible diarrhea, and gas. This has been going on for 21 days. I am having terrible diarrhea, and gas. This has been going on for 21 days. Every time I eat, I either have to try to hold it or find a rest room within 20 to 30 mins. It almost s

Diarrhea: Diarrhea that lasts for more than a few days must be considered due to a infectious parasite.
Campers, hikers and people to who come incontact with fresh water can be exposed to numerous parasites due to animals drinking the same water.
I would suggest you see a physician for a stool culture and ova and parasite study. This won't get better without proper treatment. ...Read more

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How to stop diarrhea?

How to stop diarrhea?

What's the cause?: "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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How to stop diarrhea?

How to stop diarrhea?

Depends: It all depends on what is the reason for the diarrhea. Generally bulking agents like Metamucil are helpful for diarrhea related to irritable bowel syndrome. Probiotics are also helpful. ...Read more

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What diet for diarrhea?

BRAT for acute runs: Start with bananas, rice (white), applesauce (has pectin), tea and toast (white)- easily absorbed. Fluids, not just water. Advance and add protein: miso soup goes down easy; add baked, boiled chicken, fish, potato, plain pasta; advance as tolerated. Add in cooked veggies (save salad and citrus for later). Chronic? See md
probiotics, eg. S boulardii (florastor) can be helpful. Not better see doc. ...Read more

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How to remove diarrhea?

How to remove diarrhea?

Gentle on GI track: If you have diarrhea drink water to hydrate yourself. You can also have clear soups / broths, unsweetened juices or oral rehydration solutions. You want to be gentle with your diet so that your GI track can recover. Stay away from dairy, leafy vegetables & most fruits initially. Caffeine & alcohol should be avoided as well as any dark carbonated beverages. Although it may seem bland to you, stay >. ...Read more

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What to do for diarrhea?

What to do for diarrhea?

"Cure" for diarrhea: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), ; duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is ATYPICAL diarrhea?

What is ATYPICAL diarrhea?

More data needed: "Atypical" does not mean anything with "diarrhea". Sloppy wording. Is it infection or inflammatory? Stool cultures and C Difficile tests rule out the former. Colonoscopy helps with the latter. In addition there are malabsorption syndromes or certain cancers that can cause diarrhea - gastroenterologist can help get to the bottom of this. ...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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How can diarrhea be treated?

How can diarrhea be treated?

Diarrhea: Oral rehydration (replace lost fluids & salt), loperamide (imodium) & bismuth subsalicylate, and most important of all, discuss with your doctor to explore the causes. ...Read more

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What are diarrhea quick fixes?

What are diarrhea quick fixes?

Brat diet: Brat diet is banana rice apple juice and toast. As long as you don't have a fever, abdominal cramping or blood in stool. If diarrhea lasts longer than 48 hours or is accompanied by the above sx you may need to see health care provider. ...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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Baby has vsd, is diarrhea okay?

Baby has vsd, is diarrhea okay?

On medication?: If the baby is on diuretics or digoxin for congestive heart failure, diarrhea can cause problems. Let your cardiologist know. ...Read more

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How come I get diarrhea so much?

? Allergy: It could be allergy or irritable bowl syndrome, you should see GI doctor. ...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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What should I do for my diarrhea?

BRAT diet: Diarrhea is best managed by drinking plenty of fluids and restricting fiber. The brat diet consists of bananas (greener the better), rice (white), applesauce, toast (white). Saltine crackers and bullion may also help. Also, avoid dairy as lactose intolerance is common. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it normal to diarrhea everyday?

Daily diarrhea: No. See your physician. Could be many things including allergy, digestive disorder, hormonal issue or anxiety. ...Read more

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What causes diarrhea all the time?

Diarrhea: I take it that you are having more than 3 bowel movements daily. This is a pretty large differential that includes irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, food allergies, hormonal imballances (i.e. Hyperthyroidism), infectious diarrhea including intestinal parasites. I could go on.

Important to know: does the diarrhea wake you up, bleeding, fever, pain, bloating? ...Read more

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How come I have prolonged diarrhea?

How come I have prolonged diarrhea?

Many: This can be caused by many conditions. It is best to consult a gastroenterologist! ...Read more

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What causes green diarrhea in adults?

What causes green diarrhea in adults?

Bile: Bile secreted by the liver and reabsorbed in intestine to be recycled through the liver is the chief contributing factor to green color of stool. Having no gallbladder, the storage bag for bile between meals can result in yellow-green bile salt diarrhea in some individuals. Rapid transit of stool through the intestines during diarrheal illness can result in green stools. Some foods & dyes cause. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I have diarrhea?

Rice bananas toast: Rice (white or brown) bananas and toast are good foods to eat when you have diarrhea. A whole grain toast, banana and brown rice, will absorb some of the water in the loose stool to make it more formed. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Palpitations (Definition)

Heart palpitations are a clinical finding in which a person feels his heart beating strongly, feels his heart beating fast, or both. This can occur with anxiety disorders or heart conditions including ...Read more