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How long does diarrhea associated with common cold last?

How long does diarrhea associated with common cold last?

Common cold: Diarrhea seldom occurs with a common cold which is an upper respiratory infection. Not sure what you have, but if it keeps up see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Herpangina (Definition)

Good day; Herpangina is a viral infection which causes small blisters (vesicles) that quickly rupture to form small ulcers. Most common in youngsters; however, Herpangina has potential to affect all ages. The virus is usually spread by mouth- via the saliva. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and terrible sore throats. Oral meds. acetaminophen or ibuprofen and ...Read more


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How long does diarrhea tipically last?

How long does diarrhea tipically last?

Acute/chronic: Depending on its cause, acute diarrhea can last from hours to days. If it goes over three weeks it becomes chronic and needs to be investigated. Best way to deal with it is to limit your intake to clear liquids until symptoms subside. ...Read more

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How long does travellers diarrhea last?

How long does travellers diarrhea last?

Varies: If it persists more than 2 days see a doctor foran exam and tests right away! ...Read more

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How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

How long should diarrhea last before medicating?

Diarrhea: Most viral diarrheas last 5-7 days. After a week consult your doctor about getting a stool culture to see if antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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I have mono.How long does diarrhea last with mono?

I have mono.How long does diarrhea last with mono?

Infectious Mono: This disease, caused by the epstein barr virus, does not usually produce diarrhea as one of the classic symptoms. See a doctor and find out what is really going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does the diarrhea caused by Dulcolax last?

How long does the diarrhea caused by Dulcolax last?

A day or two: Should not last more than a few days. See a doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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How long does diarrhea last after general anesthesia?

Uncommon: Post-anesthesia diarrhea is not common. Talk to your doctor if you are having it. ...Read more

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How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last?

How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last?

Varies: Diarrhea can be caused by a GI side effect of the drug itself, in which case it will go away when you quit taking it. On the other hand, diarrhea can occur from disruption of the normal intestinal bacteria flora and that may persist until a balance is restored. If you have persistent diarrhea you should see a doctor to make sure you don't have something more serious (c. Difficile). ...Read more

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How long after a colonoscopy prep is finished does diarrhea last?

How long after a colonoscopy prep is finished does diarrhea last?

Depends on the prep: Frequently, I use dulcolax to speed up GI transit and reduce the amount of time. Usually i tell patients to alot at least 3 hours after they finish the prep to have diarrhea. ...Read more

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How long will Dulcolax diarrhea efect will take? My wife took 2 last night

Half life 16hr: This bowel stimulant medication is metabolized in the body and roughly 1/2 is gone @ 16hrs with 1/2 the remaining med gone after another 16hr. The diarrhea effect is a listed side effect & varies per individual. As the medication level drops the stimulant effect will diminish. Some bulking food items like bananas, apples or pasta may help slow the diarrhea naturally. ...Read more

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I took immodium and have the side effect of diarrhea. how long does that last for?

I took immodium and have the side effect of diarrhea. how long does that last for?

Side effect: I'm not sure that diarrhea is necessarily a side effect of the Imodium (loperamide). What happens more frequently is that patients on Imodium (loperamide) get "overflow diarrhea" around a stool impaction resulting from taking the medication. If the diarrhea is frequent small squirts of liquid stool, that's more consistent with overflow. ...Read more

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My 5 month old has had diarrhea off/on for a few weeks. How long should this last? She is already on nutramigen.

My 5 month old has had diarrhea off/on for a few weeks.  How long should this last? She is already on nutramigen.

Nutramigen stools: Nutramigen, being a very "pre digested" formula if you will, causes stools to be loose. The real issue is why the baby is on nutramigen. Consider probiotics to keep a healthy gut flora on your baby. And chat with your pedi doc for causes of her digestive problems. ...Read more

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I was having gastritis the other day which turned into a chronic diarrhea...Is it a serious issue? How long does the diarrhea last?

I was having gastritis the other day which turned into a chronic diarrhea...Is it a serious issue? How long does the diarrhea last?

R/o infectious diarr: If you have chronic diarrhea (more than 3 weeks)you will need further investigation. Recommend stool cultures for parasites, bacterial cultures and c.Diffcile toxin testing. ...Read more

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How long it take 4 Dupbalac to take effect & how long will diarrhea last after taking Dupbalac (I took 30ml at night & I wasn't having constipation)?

How long it take 4 Dupbalac to take effect & how long will diarrhea last after taking Dupbalac (I took 30ml at night & I wasn't having constipation)?

Duphalac?: If u did not have constipation then why did u take Duphalac, a stool softener? If u now have Diarrhoea after taking 30 ml of it , Diarrhoea will stop in 1-2 days if u stop taking further doses of Duphalac. If u take Duphalac it takes 1-3 days to start working. If u still have more questions or u are not sure of taking the right medicine for the right problem consult ur doctor. ...Read more

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How long does diarrhea typically last?

Depends on the cause: Diarrhea from viral infections should only last for a few days. Diarrhea from food sensitivities last for a much shorter period of time (a day or two). Prolonged diarrhea is concerning for bacterial or parasitic infection, or disease of the bowel from other causes. ...Read more

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How long does diarrhea last for till it clears up?

How long does diarrhea last for  till it clears up?

Depends on cause: Diarrhea can have many causes - for example, it can be infectious or inflammatory. For run of the mill viral gastroenteritis, usually symptoms last 5-7 days. If diarrhea is lasting longer than that, especially if associated with blood, fevers, or abdominal cramping, then i like to suggest to my patients to have a more thorough workup done, including possibly stool studies. Hope this helps! ...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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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more