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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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Almond milk? Cause diarhoea

Almond milk? Cause diarhoea

Maybe: Different foods and drinks can cause different digestive issues in different people. It is difficult to predict how any person may respond to a new food. The best thing to do is to try it out and take note of any ill side effects. ...Read more

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Can too much almond milk cause diarrhea? I haven't had it in a while and I drank 6 cups of it and randomly got diarrhea

Can too much almond milk cause diarrhea? I haven't had it in a while and I drank 6 cups of it and randomly got diarrhea

It does for you: If you drank 6 cups of almond milk and had diarrhea, then if you stop and the diarrhea goes away, you will have answered the question ...Read more

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Can dribking a lot of milk throughout the day & whole wheat causes loose stools?

Can dribking a lot of milk throughout the day & whole wheat causes loose stools?

Only if...: These are not likely to cause loose stools unless one has gluten sensitivity, lactose intolerance or milk allergy. All of these are surprisingly common. Whole wheat is no more likely than white flour to cause loose stools. The best way to see if you have issues with these foods is to avoid wheat/gluten and dairy for at least 2 weeks and reintroduce them one at a time to see how they affect you. ...Read more

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My 16 month old is aparently lactose intolerant having loose stools she's taking whole milk, tried lactaid & cause constipation, can she take nutramigen?

My 16 month old is aparently lactose intolerant having loose stools she's taking whole milk, tried lactaid & cause constipation, can she take nutramigen?

Pricey solution: Soy based milk like products are lactose free & much less expensive. A 16 mo cam also get all the calcium they need from a couple of tum's /day & just drink water. The other stuff in milk can be made up by a diverse diet. ...Read more

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My mother inlaw, started drinking almond silk in place of milk, due to lactose intolerance. She needs calories, due to weight loss, now she is experiencing diarreah since starting it. Could this be from the silk?

My mother inlaw, started drinking almond silk in place of milk, due to lactose intolerance. She needs calories, due to weight loss, now she is experiencing diarreah since starting it. Could this be from the silk?

Could be...: But there are many causes of diarrhea. If the almond silk is the cause diarrhea should resolve within a few days of stopping it. Prove that almond silk is the cause of diarrhea by drinking it after diarrhea has resolved. If loose bowel movements return promptly you will have a pretty unambiguous answer. Why not drink lactose-free milk? ...Read more

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15 month old lactose intolerant? Had diarrhea and gave her almond milk for 2 days. Poop normal then gave her whole milk again and got diarrhea.

15 month old lactose intolerant? Had diarrhea and gave her almond milk for 2 days. Poop normal then gave her whole milk again and got diarrhea.

It is possible: She has developed a lactose intolerance. Has she had diarrhea from milk before this? If she has been drinking cow's milk based formula and regular milk until now without a problem, it is also possible she has a virus, which is causing a temporary intolerance. You should discuss this with her doctor. You can also continue the almond milk or a soy based milk for 2 weeks and then try again with regular. ...Read more

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For the last three weeks my son has had loose stools every morning. He drinks soy milk. What should I do?

For the last three weeks my son has had loose stools every morning. He drinks soy milk. What should I do?

Loose stools: As long as he is not having diarrhea and dehydration, loose stools are not an issue. But you can give him more potatoes, rice, and carotts to make his stools more formed. Yougurt also may help the intestinal flora and affect, in a good way the stools. We do not want him to have hard stools as they are not health. ...Read more

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When I eat eggs or waffles or drink milk products I have loose stools and the feeling of having to go all the time?

When I eat eggs or waffles or drink milk products I have loose stools and the feeling of having to go all the time?

More food diary: I would suggest you keep track of a more consistent, thorough food diary to see what other foods you are reacting to. Is there pattern of dairy? gluten products? You could also try a lactose free diet for two weeks to see if that helps the situation. ...Read more

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My one year old daughter has had whole cow's milk for about 3 weeks now. The past 4 days she has had 3-4 yellow loose stools. Could she be allergic?

My one year old daughter has had whole cow's milk for about 3 weeks now. The past 4 days she has had 3-4 yellow loose stools. Could she be allergic?

Need to see a doctor: It could be lactose intolerance. You could stop using it and see if symptom resolve. If symptom persist you better bring your daughter to see a doctor. ...Read more

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My one year old just started cows milk. I noticed he does fine with 2% but got horrible gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash. Why is that?

My one year old just started cows milk. I noticed he does fine with 2% but got horrible gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash. Why is that?

Question incomplete: Please rephrase. You've asked us to compare your child's response to 2% milk which you say is well tolerated, versus...What? Which causes gas pain, loose stool, etc. ...Read more

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My one year old just started drinking milk. He's fine with 2%. But when he drinks whole milk he got bad gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash.

My one year old just started drinking milk. He's fine with 2%. But when he drinks whole milk he got bad gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash.

Normal: This can be normal. It is recommended that children at 1 year be drinking whole milk. Unlikely due to lactose intolerance since he can already drink 2% milk fine. ...Read more

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Pain left side with diarrhea-had a lot of almonds today and thinking that may be the issue????

Pain left side with diarrhea-had a lot of almonds today and thinking that may be the issue????

Possibly: Often if eat foods in large quantities and with fibre, it can create problems like this. Increase your fluids and eat a bland diet. If not better in 24 hours, blood in stool, fever or increasing pain be seen. All the best. ...Read more

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I ate too much grapes and almonds late last night & woke w/diarrhea/stomachace: smelly burp. Should I just drink water all day? I'm afraid to eat.

I ate too much grapes and almonds late last night & woke w/diarrhea/stomachace: smelly burp. Should I just drink water all day? I'm afraid to eat.

Clear fluids: Likely best to stay on clear fluids until the food passes. You can drink electrolyte solutions. Just stay hydrated. All the best and I hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Can almond milk cause constipation?

Can almond milk cause constipation?

Not really: Almond milk doesn't in of itself cause constipation. A diet low in fluids and fiber contributes to constipation. So if having almond milk with a low fiber diet, one might find constipation. If having almond milk with a lot of fiber in the diet- like fresh fruits and vegetables- constipation should not be a problem ...Read more

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Does almond milk cause constipation?

Does almond milk cause constipation?

Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid definitley. Bananas, sweet potatoes in some are foods that can cause constipation. If stopping almond milk solves the problem and taking it again causes constipation then for you yes almond milk is constipating. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to milk I have asthma & causes to much phelm is it ok to have almonds and milk derived in the ingredients is that real milk?

I'm allergic to milk I have asthma & causes to much phelm is it ok to have almonds and milk derived in the ingredients is that real milk?

AlmondMilkNotMilk: Almond milk is made from almonds added to water and I not real cow's milk
You can have it long as you are not allegic to Almonds ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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