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I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. need to use toilet after food / drink.

I'm 5weeks 2days pregnant and have persistent & severe diarrhea for the last 3 days, along with gas & bloating. need to use toilet after food / drink.

Hydrate: Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. It sounds like you have a case of gastroenteritis. If the diarrhea does not resolve consider seeing your doctor for testing and treatment. ...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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I suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week i've had extreme amts of painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and cramps. Is standard ibs?

I  suffer from IBS symptoms. The last week i've had extreme amts of  painful gas, bloating, loose stools, and  cramps.  Is  standard ibs?

IBS: These can be symptoms consistent with ibs, you can always have another process going on in addition such as infection or food intolerances. ...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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Excess gas/bloating 10 days now esp after eating (anything at all). Now diarrhea after some meals along with the excess gas. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: 10 days of unsteady bowel movements is not normal and should be addressed by your doctor. Should there be severe pain, inability to keep fluids down I would get checked at an urgent care or emergency room. Otherwise see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Gas, bloating, rumbling stomach, cramps sharp ache alternating constipation and diarrhea. heavy feeling in abdomen after eating little food. What?????

Peptic ulcer: Usually abdominal issues as you describe get a little better with food but if symptoms recur need to be checked for H pylori related stomach ulcers with breath or stool antigen testing ...Read more

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Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Can you tell me about having gas, bloating, diarrhea, & nausea after gallbladder out?

Not unusual: About 6% of patients will develop these symptoms after cholecystectomy. The treatment will need sometimes anti-dirrhea medication first and if it did not work then Cholesteramin powder may be needed. ...Read more

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I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain. ?

I had diarrhea for 3 days, no vomiting. After taking Immodium the diarrhea stopped. But the past 2 nights, I get horrible gas, bloating, and pain. ?

GI: inflammation= acute gastroenteritis. Please follow a clear fluid diet for the next 48 hours as follows: NO SOLID FOODS FOR 48 HOURS Force fluids: 8-10 glasses/day: Electrolyte rich fluids- Gatorade, Powerade, Vitamin Water Protein rich fluids: broth bullion, consume. AVOID ALL CITRUS JUICES: orange, grapefruit, pineapple, cranberry etc. Avoid all aspirin, Advil, Aleve (naproxen) ( NSAIDS ). If not improving go to private physician or ER. ...Read more

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I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be ?

I have bad diarrhea into second day now with no end and lots of gas bloating stomach noise and burping. What could this be ?

See below.: You probably have a viral gastroenteritis or food poisoning. Both of these conditions are self limited. If you have persistant fevers or if your symptoms do not rapidly resolve see your md and get checked out for something more serious. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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


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