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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


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Having H2S burps (egg smell). No vomit or loose stools. Third time in 3 wk. Poss pregabalin cause? Other cause? Will charcoal tablets help?

Having H2S burps (egg smell).  No vomit or loose stools.  Third time in 3 wk.  Poss pregabalin cause? Other cause? Will charcoal tablets help?

Could be normal: Foul belching that smells like that could be a normal variant or related to your diet. However, there are conditions that can cause this. A gastric beazor (collection of food particles in the stomach) or gastroparesis can produce this problem. You should see your primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist to look into these possibilities. ...Read more

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Does egg nog cause diarrhea?

Does egg nog cause diarrhea?

It can: Egg nog contains lactose which is poorly tolerated by many. It also has a lot of fat which can stimulate bowel activity to some degree. ...Read more

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What are the causes of rotten egg burps and diarrhea?

What are the causes of rotten egg burps and diarrhea?

See below: The odor of your burps depends primarily on what is in your stomach. If food sets there too long it can decompose to some degree. Smaller meals with lower fat content should help. Diarrhea has multiple causes including infection, ibs, celiac disease, medications and inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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How to cope with morning diarrhea that occurs when you eat milk, egg or oily food? Too heavy of a breakfast may sometimes cause diarrhea as well.

How to cope with morning diarrhea that occurs when you eat milk, egg or oily food? Too heavy of a breakfast may sometimes cause diarrhea as well.

Avoidance...: Symptoms may be related to lactose intolerance or gallbladder problems. I suggest either trying a lactaid supplement with breakfast or avoiding dairy altogether to see if symptoms improve. Secondly, i'd try eliminating heavy fatty food to see what impact that may have. If symptoms persist, go see a GI specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am on pantoprozole for acid reflux and once a week i get rotten egg smelling belches followed by diarrhea. Could it be caused by medication or what?

Probiotics: These medicines have been reported to alter healthy flora in the colon and make one succeptible to overgrowth of c difficile infection. This could be the diarrhea. Probiotics and a diet in short chained fructoligosacchardies from bananas, garlic, asparagus and tomatoes and whole grain wheat products can help establish normal flora while on these medications. ...Read more

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Diarrhea, rotten egg burps, and stomach cramping and feeling clammy (sweaty but cool). .causes? And ways to help get better?

Diarrhea, rotten egg burps, and stomach cramping and feeling clammy (sweaty but cool). .causes? And ways to help get better?

Could be: Stomach flu or food poisoning but should self resolve. Just stay hydrated!! Small sips over time are better than taking a lot at one time. ...Read more

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After getting a rotten egg taste in my mouth, a few hours later i am sick with flu like systoms, nause, vomiting and diarrhea, what is the cause?

After getting a rotten egg taste in my mouth, a few hours later i am sick with flu like systoms, nause, vomiting and diarrhea, what is the cause?

Intestinal bugs: There are intestinal sulphate-reducing bacteria that produce hydrogen sulfide, and this is the likely source of the rotten-eggs taste you complain about. Some evidence suggests sulfer-rich diets (dairy, eggs, dried fruits, certain vegetables) increase growth of these organisms. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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5days ago to now daught had bad egg smelling gas that caused "diarrhea feeling cramps"Stool has same smell but was solid but now turned to diarrhea

5days ago to now daught had bad egg smelling gas that caused "diarrhea feeling cramps"Stool has same smell but was solid but now turned to diarrhea

Probiotics: Give PeptoBismol liquid 2 TSP 4 x a day for 1 week. Start a good Broad spectrum Probiotic 2x a day for 2 weeks then 1 day for 2 weeks followed by long term maintenance dose 1capsule 2-3 x a week. if there is any blood in the stool see your Doc right away. Give me a follow up report in 2 weeks ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more