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Soluble fiber: If you have chronic diarrhea, and have been tested and no cause is found- I suggest foods high in soluble fiber, because they absorb the fluid and make a firmer stool. Foods such as oatmeal and applesauce to give an example. Stay away from insoluble fiber- cause that would make the diarrhea worse. ...Read more
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
Yes: To relieve diarrhea you should limit your self to clear liquids until the diarrhea slows down. You can start with foods that will have a tendency to harden the stools like bananas, rice, apples. Avoid milk products and keep up fluid intake to replace stool losses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BRAT DIET: Bananas, rice applesauce, tea. Gatorade, coconut water, apple juice. ...Read more
Depends on: If this diarrhea is new or chronic. If chronic you need to determine why you are having diarrhea. If it just started avoid foods that are high in fats and proteins as they tend to be more difficult to digest, which is why the BRAT (bananas rice apples sauce toast) is often recommended. This diet can be short of many nutrients so don't use it long term and make sure you are getting salt replacement ...Read more
I have acute spasm on lft side. Bad diarrhea last tues. Pain if I eat. So very little food since then. No b.M since. Can't bear pain if I eat.?
Bad pain & diarrhea: If you haven't had much to eat for several days, & you have what sounds like severe pain when you eat you should really be evaluated by a physician without delay. At the very least you are at risk of dehydration. Six days of persistent symptoms is worrisome for significant infection, inflammation, ischemia of the gut or even a disease state elsewhere in the abdomen. Don't try to sit this one out! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intolerances: About a 1/4 of the adult population does not make the enzyme needed to breakdown lactose, the sugar in bovine milk products. If it is not, it will act as a stool losener/acidifier & you can get watery poops/cramps. You can take the enzyme in pill form that helps avoid this. You can also have selective intolerances to other food items. If you keep a diary of what to avoid you may narrow down the agents ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See no reason why: Not! Unless your allergic to eggs. Rice is good, ; are apples. ...Read more
Every time I eat tomatoes I get diarrhea, It is so abundant food item that I cant avoid it. How can I increase my tolerance to tomatoes?
Avoidance: It is not what you should eat to relieve it but rather what you should not that causes the abdominal cramps and diarrhea. It can he sensitivity to certain food/food allergy. Go to a GI specialist or even an allergist to find out those food causing it and avoid them. They can also diagnose if anything is more severe than food allergy. ...Read more
Clear fluids, to diet:
Start with clear fluids containing electrolytes and increase the diet to bland diet, brat diet, which is banana, rise, apple and toast, soda, crackers, plain boiled potatoes, clear soups, avoiding fatty, spicy and diary products till back to normal
this is diet for acute diarrhea due mostly to viral and sometimes bacterial infectons causing diarrhea
the main purpose in acute stage is to prevent dehydratio. ...Read more
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No appetite for over a week. Nausea when trying to eat bland foods, bouts of diarrhea and losing nearly 1 LB a day.
GASTROENTERITIS: Acute onset of symptoms is most consistent with gastroenteritis. You need to rest, fast for 8-12 hrs then clear liquids as tolerated. CIPRO (ciprofloxacin) may be given empirically >You need full exam and lab screen to rule out infection. If symptoms persist abdominal US or CT to rule out appendicitis. If it is viral it will resolve in 24-72 hrs. If fever or pain worsens seek ER eval. ...Read more
You can't eat fried food when you're having diarrhea, but I forgot about that and ate a plate of fried rice just now. So what do I do?
You don't: Mention the cause (if known) of your diarrhea, but you are right, fried foods can make diarrhea worse, or cause diarrhea in certain people, in part because fried foods have a high fat content and are difficult to digest. However, if you inadvertently consumed some, there is little to do about it after the fact. It won't have any lasting effect, and hopefully will have no effect. ...Read more