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Does popcorn cause diarrhea?

Does popcorn cause diarrhea?

Not the popcorn: But the additional oil or buttery flavor could. Of course if you have an idiosyncratic sensitivity to corn, there is a remote possibility that the popcorn itself may c as use GI sympyoms. ...Read more

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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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Why does popcorn give you diarrhea?

Why does popcorn give you diarrhea?

Oils: It is probably no the popcorn that is giving you diarrhea, but the oil and fats added to the popcorn that irritates you intestines. ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Stay well hydrated
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Try a constipating diet
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Try BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast)
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See a GI doctor
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Can certain formulas cause diarrhea?

Can certain formulas cause diarrhea?

Yes: If all babies were just alike there would be only one infant formula. Yet everyone knows that babies are born with differences; this can extend into tolerance or intolerance of infant formula. Perhaps the most common are cow milk protein allergy and lactose intolerance. While not exactly the same, symptoms of increased gasiness, colicky pain, and diarrhea are common hallmarks of these disorders. ...Read more

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What's the most common cause of traveler's diarrhea?

What's the most common cause of traveler's diarrhea?

E. coli, rotavirus: Enterotoxigenic e. Coli is probably the most common bacterial cause, the rotavirus family is probably the most common viral cause and g. Lamblia is probably the most common parasitic cause. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

heme test stool
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dietary changes
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stool softener
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What kind of sickness causes my diarrhea to be black?

What kind of sickness causes my diarrhea to be black?

GI Bleed or drugs : If u r bleeding in your stomach this could cause ur stool to be black (melena). It also smells very bad. Peptobismol can also make your stools black. If u r not taking any drugs and having stomach pain with the black stools u should see a doctor. ...Read more

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When is baby diarrhea cause for concern?

When is baby diarrhea cause for concern?

Dehydration : Watery bowel movements define diarrhea. Diarrhea is usually a result of a viral gastroenteritis which most often resolves on its own. If there is associated fever and/or vomiting dehydration is more likely. Dehydration needs to be treated. Less commonly diarrhea can be caused by an inability to digest certain food elements. This can result in malnutrition if untreated. ...Read more

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What can cause acute diarrhea?

What can cause acute diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea: 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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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


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