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What to do if my loose bowel movements do not stop even after taking lots of medicines for 3 months.?

What to do if my loose bowel movements do not stop even after taking lots of medicines for 3 months.?

See your doctor.: if your stools have remained loose for three months now, you may have an infectious cause of the problem. You can try increasing your fiber and fluid intake, but you should see your doctor to help straighten it out. Good luck. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Ever since my Galbladder has been removed I have terrible loose bowel movements, I take fiber. I'm 34. I watch what I eat. No matter the food.

Ever since my Galbladder has been removed I have terrible loose bowel movements, I take fiber. I'm 34. I watch what I eat. No matter the food.

It's not uncommon: Many patients have diarrhea after cholecystectomy for the first few months. Some patients have diarrhea that lasts longer, and there are medications to take to help. There are some other reasons you may have diarrhea, including infectious. You should speak with your surgeon or primary care physician to try to figure out why it's happening. ...Read more

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What can I do to address loose bowel movements?

What can I do to address loose bowel movements?

Drink fluids and see: Just drink clear liquids containing some sugar and electrolytes and if it still does not get better or you start vomiting and can not hold any fluids go to er for IV fluids and blood and stool test main concern is to prevent dehydration, as most of these caused by viruses are self limiting if you have high fever with it or have travel abroad you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause constant loose bowel movements?

Many causes: It can be due to many causes infections viruses and bacteria parasitic infestations like giardia, amoeba and cryptosordium lactose intolerance if you cosume diary products malabsorption syndromes like celiac disease inflammatory bowel disease like crohns disease&ulcerative colitis. ...Read more

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What could cause loose bowel movements when not eating?

What could cause loose bowel movements when not eating?

Many causes: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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Are my loose bowel movements from drinking alcohol?

Are my loose bowel movements from drinking alcohol?

Alcohol: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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Why do I have loose bowel movements around ovulation?

Why do I have loose bowel movements around ovulation?

Consistent?: If it's only 1 cycle its probably not related. If it's consistent, it's for sure related to prostaglandins. You can try NSAID drugs like advil: these reduce prostaglandins and might help. ...Read more

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Can u still.Have.Loose.Bowel.Movements.2 days.After.A.Colonoscopy?

Yes: Depending on your prep and what diet you resumed. As long as you are not having pain, your stools should return to normal soon. Suggest high-fiber diet. ...Read more

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