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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
Daily
Try a constipating diet
Daily
Try BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast)
Daily
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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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Keep yourself well hydrated
Once
Don't take too many antidiarrheal meds, they can make condition worse
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if you don't improve within a couple of days, seek medical attention
Once
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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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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Replace lost fluid, ounce for ounce
Hourly
Make sure you're urinating
once
Don't drink high-sugar drinks
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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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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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