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How come I get diarrhea every morning?

How come I get diarrhea every morning?

Broad differential: Could be many things. However one thing to consider if bile salt diarrhea especially if you have had your gallbladder removed. Speak with your doctor as there are medications that may help. ...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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Why do I get diarrhea every morning? It's been going on for months

Why do I get diarrhea every morning? It's been going on for months

Diarrhea : There are many potential reasons for diarrhea in the mornings, ranging from infectious causes to irritable bowel syndrome. To sort it out requires a dr. visit and perhaps lab tests. However, before doing that, I would try increasing the amount of fiber in your diet and gradually starting a fiber supplement such as Metamucil each morning. If no better in 4-6 weeks, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have diarrhea every morning at 7am only when I work though. Whats wrong? I dont have it any other time

I have diarrhea every morning at 7am only when I work though. Whats wrong? I dont have it any other time

Stress: Are you "stressed" the days you know you have to go to work? The gastointestinal tract is highly innervated and sensitive to "state of mind". In other words, anxiety and /or stress can manifest with diarrhea. ...Read more

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I've woken every morning to diarrhea for 5 days in a row. It doesn't occur throughout the day. Should I be concerned?

I've woken every morning to diarrhea for 5 days in a row. It doesn't occur throughout the day. Should I be concerned?

Diarrhea: Daytime diarrhea is usually functional, like irritible bowel whereas diarrhea in the middle of the night sounds more like an infection. 5 days is pretty acute; we usually distinguish at 2 weeks. Could be a stomach flu still or salmonella or campylobacter from some food you ate. ...Read more

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I have diarrhea every morning immediately upon waking up. It makes me nauseated. It's really interfering with my work, too. What can I do at home?

I have diarrhea every morning immediately upon waking up. It makes me nauseated. It's really interfering with my work, too. What can I do at home?

Sounds like: severe debilitating problem. Causes include infection,Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitits, or dietary intolerance. You should see a doctor rather than trying to treat this on your own. ...Read more

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How come I wake up with stomach pains and diarrhea every morning?

What do you eat?: Ifyou are having stomach pains and diarrhea every morning, it may be related to something you are eating, or to chronic colitis. Ask your doctor to check you for lactose intolerance, and for gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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I have Morning diarrhea with cramps every morning for the past 12 days goes away after an hour or two each time. I'm a healthy active 53 year old ?

I have Morning diarrhea with cramps every morning for the past 12 days goes away after an hour or two each time.  I'm a healthy active 53 year old ?

Further check-up: There could be many causes for this problem such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, bacteria and viruses, substance abuse, stress, and reactions to medications. A more detailed history is needed and a stool culture may be advisable. So I suggest a visit to a clinic or Family Doctor. In the meantime probiotics and being careful about irritant foods such as spicy foods, caffeine and alcohol may help. ...Read more

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Having diarrhea every morning for quite some time now. Been to a gi, found nothing. Don't have gall bladder, diarrhea is dark green & strong odor.?

Having diarrhea every morning for quite some time now. Been to a gi, found nothing. Don't have gall bladder, diarrhea is dark green & strong odor.?

Diarrhea: How long ago was your cholecystectomy? Within the first several months after cholecystectomy you can experience bile salt related loose stools. Otherwise in the absence of an intestinal infection it's not uncommon for ibs to cause am loose stools. ...Read more

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I have morning diarrhea every morning ? Well , every single morning i been eating breakfast then right after that i attend to have diarrhea for some reason , is it something i ate ?

I have morning diarrhea every morning ? Well , every single morning i been eating breakfast then right after that i attend to have diarrhea for some reason , is it something i ate ?

It : It is not clear to me if this is a new or long-standing problem for you. There is a reflex that can occur after we eat that causes defectation (bowel movement), this is called the gastrocolic reflex and occurs from when we get food in our stomach. However, diarrhea every morning, especially if this is a change, should be evaluated. You may need a gastroenterology evaluation or a colonoscopy if this is a bowel change. If you had worsening diarrhea, vomiting, fever, bloody stools, or vomiting then you would have to be seen immediately. ...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