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Does Gas Cause Diarrhea
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
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try beano), to wheat/barley/rye (gluten sensitivity), ;/or have a particularly active population in their gut of gas-forming organisms (try bifidobacter-containing probiotics). Maybe altered GI motility, ibs, air swallowing, maldigestion/malabsorption? ...Read more
Various reasons...: The "gut" is all connected, by nerves, muscle fibers running inside the gut wall, and chemical signals (like hormones). If something is irritating one part of the gut (such as the stomach), changes can occur in other parts of the gut (the intestine). So, if stomach irritation leads to the intestine not re-absorbing digestive fluids or to it having faster transit time, there will be diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Diahrrhoea is a phenomenon related to the presence of liquid stool in the small intestine. As the liquid passes the terminal ileum and cecum most of the liquid is readsorbed so that the partially liquefied stool in the ascending colon converts to solid stool as it reaches the transverse and left colon where all fluid should be removed. If the water is not resorbed diarrhea forms. ...Read more
Gas is common in IBS: It may be caused by certain food in your diet. This includes beans, whole grains, and fruits and vegetables—especially when raw. Regardless of what may be causing your IBS, gas is often worsened by eating certain foods. Try keeping a food journal and note which symptoms you experience after every meal. In this way, you may be able to identify which foods give you gas. ...Read more
Possibly: Any antibiotic can cause antibiotic associated gastrointestinal issues. Gas could be one of those. One possible mechanism would be that the antibiotics changes the bacterial make up of the intestines leading to the symptoms that you described. I always encourage patients to use a probiotic while on antibiotics. I hope this was helpful. ...Read more
Unable to do job: Viral gastroenteritis is the most common cause of self limited diarrhea. Gastritis or inflamation of stomach can also be caused by virus preventing the stomach and intestinal tract from doing its job effectively leading to diarrhea. Another possibility is autoimmune gastritis that can cause diarrhea but more chronic. Other causes of gastritis usually do not cause self limiting diarrhea. ...Read more
Can being really constipated cause really loose stools ? I don't feel sick I just woke up with loose stools and gas
Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.
I have had IBS like symptoms since starting levonorgestrel + ethinylestradiol birth control. Could this cause gas, bloating and loose stools?
IBS: oral bc cause?: Oral bcp's are just a version of what your body goes through hormonally during a regular (non-pill) cycle. IBS can be caused by stress of any kind, or by viral/bacterial gastroenteritis. Bcp's are not involved in causing IBS, but taking them irregularly can activate endometriosis by causing estrogen levels to vary in strength. Implants in the colon are common and can lead to IBS symptoms. ...Read more
Can omeprozole cause stomach upset gas and loose stools. Doctor prescribed for gerd symptoms but actually feel worse . Did not have stomach upset or gas and loose stools. With other symptoms. Also, found out I have gall stones after ultrasound ?
What causes feces to be nearly white in color? Diarrhea 2 days (green) then white feces, with gas
Hello, : Hello, when the feces transits too fast through the colon, it doesn't get adequate liquid reabsorbed by the body. The green bile in the feces doesn't get metabolized into the normal brown color of feces. The white feces means that there is a problem with lack of bile. This needs to be medically evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't eat healthy food. Beans, grains, vegetable, and dark leaves cause gases and diarrhea. What's the problem? What can I do?
Yes: You will get more gas and stools will be looser on these foods, but they are still healthy for you. These foods cause your bowel to produce more gas as they are digested. This is normal and expected. Sometimes mixing in more whole grain breads and cereals will reduce the loose stools and gas. See your doctor if problem worsens. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can drinking milk when you have lactose intolerance cause any damage other than gas and diarrhea?
I have had bloating, gas, nausea the last few days and then diarrhea and pain, could they be caused by cough drops?
My stomach has been gurgling and I've been getting gas accompanied by watery diarrhea for the past few days what could be the cause and treatment?
My 7 yo son randomly out of the blue gets very sick. Throwing up, diarrhea, and gas all smell like sulfur?! It happens regularly without known causes!
Im bleeding clots when pee but don't have any pain, no gas, no nausea, no rectal, and no diarrhea what could cause this?
What are the causes of very bad smelling flatulence and stool? I don't have diarrhea, but I am constipated. The gas has lasted for a couple weeks.
I'm sure you know..: ...that flatulence is normal; many consider it to be a sign of a healthy digestive tract. The usual gases, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen and methane aren't too bad, but when sulfates are added, it smells worse. When gas in bowel for extended time, bacteria adds sulfates, as do foods high in sulfur.Avoid veggies from cabbage family (broccoli, cauliflower, etc). eggs, cheese garlic, etc ...Read more
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
Hello. Did eating only big salads (tons of leafies) for 1+ month cause my diarrhea (undigested particles) intestinal gas and awful flatulence? Thanks!
No Protein?: Yes. Likely. If you are not consuming protein you may damage your heart, your kidneys, your brain, and your immune system. And you may damage these things permanently. Please stop the salad only diet. It may be the worse decision you have made in your life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can marvelon 28 day cause bad stomach cramping, diarrhea and severe gas? Just started my first pack 4 days ago...
Marvelon: Agree w dr. Raff. Marvelon (desogestrel & ethinylestradiol) can sometimes cause nausea & vomiting or liver problems, however i did not note severe gas or diarrhea listed as side effects. If this problem does not resolve soon, please notify your physician. Are you in the uk? This site gives pretty comprehensive info about marvelon 28. http://www.drugs.com/uk/pdf/leaflet/150590.pdf. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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