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I've been having diarrhea for the past 2 days. How can I get rid of this fast?

I've been having diarrhea for the past 2 days. How can I get rid of this fast?

What's the cause?: "Plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...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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How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

How to get rid of diarrhea fast?

Try this...: Take Imodium (loperamide) ad (otc) and switch to a low residue (fiber), lactose free diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of really bad diarrhea really fast!!!?

How to get rid of really bad diarrhea really fast!!!?

Depends: lomotil, but if you have been on antibiotics you should see your MD to rule out c.diff colitis, and if you have gastroenteritis, cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl can help ...Read more

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How to get rid of diarrhea fast? Bus ride thru mtns in am.

Imodium (loperamide) : Take two tabs now and then repeat in 4hrs if needed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of diarrhea ??

How can I get rid of diarrhea ??

Cause: Determine the cause and then treat as recommended. This often requires a stool assessment. Probiotics may help and remember to stay well hydrated. If there is blood in your stool or if you are getting behind in your fluids, see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these horrible smelling farts after "traveler's diarrhea"?

How can I get rid of these horrible smelling farts after "traveler's diarrhea"?

Time heals...: ... and so does an air freshener! ;) Seriously though, foul-smelling flatulence may persist following infectious diarrheal illness until the mucosal lining of your colon and gut microbiota turnover (or replenish) upon completion of antibiotics. Consuming probiotics may help. If you require further detail, I am happy to provide a personal consult as I will require additional health information. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of diarrhea?? Been having it more than like 2 weeks... Anything I eat or drink I gotta go to bathroom?

How can I get rid of diarrhea?? Been having it more than like 2 weeks... Anything I eat or drink I gotta go to bathroom?

Needs check up...: If diarrhea has been going for that long you need a formal exam and labs done in order to check for colitis, bacterial infection, parasitic infection, hepatitis, among others which could be the source of your symptoms. For now eat well, avoid fatty foods, irritants, and stay drinking fluids but not sugary ones since they can worsen symptoms. ...Read more

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I have sour stomach and diarrhea like water for 2 days. What is the cause of this and how can I get rid of it?

I have sour stomach and diarrhea like water for 2 days. What is the cause of this and how can I get rid of it?

Go see your doctor: You might be describing food poisoning, viral gastroenteritis, or even a bacterial infection. Or it maybe that you have a coincidental gastritis (bad heartburn) along w/some nonspecific diarrhea. Other causes of diarrhea include parasites (think drinking contaminated h2o while camping), poor hygiene, colitis (typically painful & bloody), and even food sensitivity such as gluten (celiac disease). ...Read more