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Does gas x cause constipation or diarrhea?

Does gas x cause constipation or diarrhea?

Per Drugs. Com: Gas - x'es active ingredient, simethicone, has no known side effects. ...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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Can being really constipated cause really loose stools? I don't feel sick I just woke up with loose stools and gas

Can being really constipated cause really loose stools? I don't feel sick I just woke up with loose stools and gas

You may have: IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) in which case diarrhea/gas AND Constipation are ALL Possible!
THERE IS EFFECTIVE TREATMENT!
Ask your Primary Care Provider for a referral to a Board Certified Gastroenterologist!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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What is the cause of uppee left abominal pain, gas and diarrhea?  

What is the cause of uppee left abominal pain, gas and diarrhea?  

It depends: There can be multiple causes for such symptoms such as celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, infections, and irritable bowel syndrome. If this is a chronic condition you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes feces to be nearly white in color? Diarrhea 2 days (green) then white feces, with gas

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 more

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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 more

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I have extreme diarrhea some vomiting and major gas and possibly pregnant what could cause this?

I have extreme diarrhea some vomiting and major gas and possibly pregnant what could cause this?

Gastroenteritis: The most common cause is a virus. There are also some other causes, such as food poisoning, colitis, and other infections. If there is blood in your stool, or you become dehydrated, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk when you have lactose intolerance cause any damage other than gas and diarrhea?

Can drinking milk when you have lactose intolerance cause any damage other than gas and diarrhea?

Not really: There are lots of different food intolerances. Some may cause symptoms like an allergic reaction, while others may cause mild symptoms. Check out http://goo. Gl/jhaqg for more information. ...Read more

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I have had bloating, gas, nausea the last few days and then diarrhea and pain, could they be caused by cough drops?

I have had bloating, gas, nausea the last few days and then diarrhea and pain, could they be caused by cough drops?

Virus?: Not from cough drops, are you taking any cough syrup with codeine, that could cause constipation. Any fever? I gather you have a cough too, sounds like at least you have a viral syndrome maybe more check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps throughout the day. Diarrhea occasionally and constipation. And how do I treat it?

What causes frequent bloating and gas and cramps throughout the day. Diarrhea occasionally and constipation. And how do I treat it?

Several things.: Those symptoms do require a bit of an investigation into cause. Could be related to gallbladder, pancreas or biliary tree. Could be small intestinal or large intestinal. Could be irritable bowel syndrome. Could even be related to the thyroid or other endocrine issues. Hard to tell without an investigation. ...Read more

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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 more

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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 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?

Gastroenteritis: You may be having some gastroenteritis or mal -absorbtion. Gastroenteritis from food poisoning are usually self limiting, try probiotic ans lactaid for couple of weeks, if not better have checked out ...Read more

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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.

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

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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!

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!

Giardia: Giardia can be a recurring illness characterized by sulphur odor to gas and breath. Routine stool cultures do not always pick it up. Have his doctor check stool for infection and be sure to have Giardia included. It will likely take three stool samples to be sure. ...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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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 more

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What's can cause me to have a stinging empty pain in the pit of my stomach followed by gas (burping) and diarrhea?

What's can cause me to have a stinging empty pain in the pit of my stomach followed by gas (burping) and diarrhea?

Too much acid,: Stomach irritation, and bloating from gas buildup can cause your symptoms. Cut down on intake of coffee, soda, spicy foods, chocolates, citrus fruits, nsaids etc. See your dr for accuracy of diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

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