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Why does eating wheat berries lead to fatty diarrhea but eating bread only occasionally leads to diarrhea where gluten intolerance is suspected?

Why does eating wheat berries lead to fatty diarrhea but eating bread only occasionally leads to diarrhea where gluten intolerance is suspected?

Gluten content...: ...Can be much lower in bread, and up to 15% in wheat berries. If the symptoms are dose related, this would make sense. ...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


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What do I need to expect while taking acai berry supplements for the first time? Do they give weird side effects, like diarrhea or nausea or vomiting?

What do I need to expect while taking acai berry supplements for the first time? Do they give weird side effects, like diarrhea or nausea or vomiting?

Possible SE's: Like other fruits, if you eat too much of it at a time you could develop nausea, diarrhea or an uncomfortable stomach. The acai berry is reported to contain caffeine (although some contend it doesn’t), so if you ingested a lot it might cause a headache or insomnia. ...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 worrying cause diarrhea?

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

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Are acai berry pills effective?

Are acai berry pills effective?

Antioxidant benefit.: Acai berry is very high in antioxidants, like pomegranate and blueberry. Contrary to popular lore, there's no magic to Acai berry other than its potent antioxidant power. It's a low calorie option for people losing weight, though. ...Read more

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What would cause me to have sour diarrhea?

Sour diarrhea?: What do you mean by "sour diarrhea"? Are you talking about the smell? How long have you had this? Any other symptoms associated with it? If your symptoms persist or get worse, then you should probably see a doctor. A lot of diarrhea resolves on its own within a couple of days. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What should you eat on the acai-berry diet?

What should you eat on the acai-berry diet?

Only if: Acai berrys are only good if you're trying to lose weight in your wallet. Why would you take something when you don't know what's in it or whether it'll harm you -- particularly when it won't help you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Invest in healthy nutrition, weight loss, diet, etc. ...Read more

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My nephew has had diarrhea for a while. Possible causes?

My nephew has had diarrhea for a while. Possible causes?

Long list: Osmotic, secretory or exudative? Running a possible list of causes for diarrhea: Acute gastroenteritis (viral or bacterial infection), food intolerance/ allergy, recent antibiotic use, IBDs (crohns or ulcerative colitis), osmotic diarrhea from non absorbable sugars (i.e. sorbitol), malabsorption, spurious diarrhea, thyroid disorders. If it's been more than a couple days he should see his doctor for eval ...Read more

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Do bananas cause diarrhea?

They could: Generally bananas are considered to be constipating. Any food can cause diarrhea in certain people. ...Read more

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Can croscarmellose cause diarrhea?

Can croscarmellose cause diarrhea?

Not in itself: It is used as a matrix delivery system in over 24, 000 medications and of itself does not cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why would gatorade cause diarrhea?

Normally shouldn't: In kids occasionally, or if you already have underlying GI symptoms, the sugars in gatorade can act as an osmotic force bringing water into intestines leading to diarrhea. Normally this should not occur. If it continues, see your primary. ...Read more

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Why does amoxacillin cause diarrhea?

Why does amoxacillin cause diarrhea?

Normal bacteria: The normal bacteria in your gut are killed, just as the infecting bacteria, so you don't process food as well. Sometimes this diarrhea can be a sign of a bacteria taking an "opportunity" to infect you. You should see your doctor if this continues. ...Read more

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What causes chronic diarrhea in the us?

What causes chronic diarrhea in the us?

Same as anywhere: 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 are the health benefits of acai berries?

What are the health benefits of acai berries?

Wt loss- antioxidant: The acai berry contains antioxidants (phytochemicals) which reduce free radical formation & are reported to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss however there is not yet scientific research to back this claim nor is a mechanism for weight loss known at this time. It is also used as an oil in cosmetics. ...Read more

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What causes pale diarrhea?

What causes pale diarrhea?

Light (clay) colored: Bile & your gut's bacterial flora account in large part for color & volume of stool. Absence of bile results in pale, clay-color 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

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Does visine cause diarrhea?

Does visine cause diarrhea?

No: There is another cause for your GI problems. Go see a good primary care physician or GI specialist. ...Read more

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Can tiredness cause diarrhea?

No: Hi. No, tiredness and diarrhea are usually mechanistically unrelated. I would say severe diarrhea can cause tiredness, but not vice versa. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics cause diarrhea?

Do antibiotics cause diarrhea?

Yes: Most antibiotics can cause diarrhea while they are being taken. Some antibiotics can cause an overgrowth of clostridium difficile (also known as "c-diff"), and this causes serious diarrhea, especially in the elderly. This diarrhea can occur as much as 6 weeks after stopping the antibiotic. Patients should notify their physician is they have diarrhea while taking or after taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause diarrhea?

Yes they can: Yes Antibiotics can and do cause diarrhea in some people and some antibiotics tend to cause mor cases of diarrhea than others
But diarrhea is a common side effect of Antibiotics ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause diarrhea?

Can acid reflux cause diarrhea?

Reflux and diarrhea: Not usually unless there is bleeding or gastroenteritis, food intolerences, immunocompromised state, gallbladder disease- w/ bile acid reflux, irritable bowel, or intermittent camphylobacter infection I though, never say never, as very rarely I have tested individuals with diarrhea for H pylori and it was positive. The antibiotics used for H P can cause diarrhea. F/u/w/ doc ...Read more

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Does apple cider cause diarrhea?

Apple cider: Yes the sugars present in apple cider can cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is acai berry safe fot newborns?

Is acai berry safe fot newborns?

Safe or good?: Newborns should be fed one and only one thing that is breastmilk, or if unavailable formula. Other items very from unhealthy, to allergenic to unsafe, unless told otherwise by a doctor to treat a specific condition. ...Read more

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Why does metformin cause diarrhea?

Side effect: Diarrhea is a common side effect to metformin that is unrelated to blood sugar control. I do not think the cause for this side effect is known. It can start immediately or years after being on the medication. The diarrhea tends to be dose related, so the higher the dose the more likely for it to occur. Sometimes it will go away when you go to a lower dose or take an extended release form. ...Read more

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Can a liquid diet cause diarrhea?

Liquid diet: It can, but it really depends on what you are drinking. Normally, just drinking liquids doesn't give you diarrhea. If the liquids contain a high amount of sugar, fats, or dairy (among other things), it is possible that your GI tract may not handle that well and the result can be diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can Dymista cause severe diarrhea?

Can Dymista cause severe diarrhea?

No: Very little of it is swallowed and the medication (s) it contains are unlikely in the dosages present to have any systemic (body wide) side effects!

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What causes bright yellow diarrhea?

Diarrhea: That's not an unusual color for a diarrhea. The causes of diarrhea, however, can be as many as you can think starting with infection (stomach flu) to functional such irritable bowel syndrome to malignancy. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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