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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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4 months ago my kid had roseola.2 days ago he had fever & diarrhea. The fever is gone but now he's getting he same rash. Is it roseola again? He's 2.

4 months ago my kid had roseola.2 days ago he had fever & diarrhea. The fever is gone but now he's getting he same rash. Is it roseola again? He's 2.

No: You have roseola once, although there is no readily available test to confirm it. Many childhood illnesses marked by fever and diarrhea will end in a rash that can be confused with many other conditions. ...Read more

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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

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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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Baby diarrhea: how long can it last?

Baby diarrhea: how long can it last?

Depends on what: Your definition of diarrhea is and how old your baby is. Babies dehydrate very quickly and you do not want to wait. It is best to call your pediatrician immediately for guidance. In the meantime, offer your baby soy milk protein, lactose free formula or isomil df to help with the diarrhea ...Read more

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How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

How long does travelers diarrhea last and how do I treat it?

See answer: It usually lasts 1-5 days, but in 10-15% of patients it can last a week or more. In 2% of patients it can last a month. Antibiotics are indicated for more severe cases : more than 4 loose stools /day, if febrile or if blood or mucus is in stool. Milder cases may not need antibiotics. Imodium (loperamide) should be used to stop the diarrhea unless the patient is febrile or blood/mucus in stool. ...Read more

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How long side effects will last? My wife took 2 and she has diarrhea

What?: It is patently unclear what your wife took. Repeat the question with specifics. ...Read more

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Length of roseola infection? How long is abnormally long for roseola to last?

Length of roseola infection? How long is abnormally long for roseola to last?

6-9 Days All Told: 2/3 infected with roseola have no symptoms at all. Children who do react begin with high fever for 3-7 days. They may also have cold symptoms, diarrhea, or swollen glands, serious symptoms might include febrile seizures or a bulging soft spot. As fever fades, rash appears on chest, back and abdomen spreading to neck and arms. Rash is small rose-colored bumps, sparing face; lasting hours to days. ...Read more

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Diarrhea and vomitting caught by both children and adults. What can we do and how long will it last?

Diarrhea and vomitting caught by both children and adults. What can we do and how long will it last?

Fluids!: Sounds like gastroenteritis or the stomach flu. Most viral gastroenteritis last from 5-7 days. To stay hydrated, continue to take fluids, even small amounts taken frequently can help. Stick with water mainly, a little gatorade for variety. ...Read more

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I took a magnesium tablet with dinner and 2 hours later I have had diarrhea is that related? And how long will it last

I took a magnesium tablet with dinner and 2 hours later I have had diarrhea is that related? And how long will it last

Magnesium: Can cause the runs. Why did you take the magnesium? Do you have lab studies that suggest it is low or do you have symptoms such as muscle cramps or headache? If you need magnesium, a brand that is less likely to cause the runs is called "Jigsaw Magnesium" which is a combo of several forms of magnesium. Peace and good health. ...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 with a cold?

It doesn't: A cold is a viral upper respiratory infection characterized by sore throat, runny and congested nose. A cold does not cause diarrhea. Enteroviruses, norovirus, rotavirus an others can cause intestinal infection and diarrhea that resolves after several days. There are also many other conditions that cause diarrhea. If yours persists see your doctor. ...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

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And if so how long will this roseola last in my 2 year old?

And if so how long will this roseola last in my 2 year old?

3-4 days: Typical roseola (roseola infantum) causes noticeable fever for 3-4 days followed by an appearance of generalized rash as fever subsides in young children. The rash lasts only for a day or two. ...Read more

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How long does listeria diarrhea last for?

How long does listeria diarrhea last for?

Diarrhea: Diarrhea caused by listeria usually lasts two days in healthy individuals. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Roseola (Definition)

A viral infection with high fever and the appearance of a fine rash on the fifth day after the fever ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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