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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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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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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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How long does diarrhea and vomiting associated with gastroenteritis last?

How long does diarrhea and vomiting associated with gastroenteritis last?

It depends on cause: Most viral gastroenteritis last an average of 3 days, some may last up to a week. The most important thing to consider is how well hydrated the child is, and if the child is able to keep fluids down.
Be familiar with signs of dehydreation and consult your docor. ...Read more

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How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last? Imodium ad doesn't help. What about probiotics?

How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last? Imodium ad doesn't help. What about probiotics?

Diarrhea: 43 F asks: How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last? Imodium ad doesn't help. What about probiotics? ANS: if you have C Diff diarrhea it may last until you die. See your Dr to find out what you have. Then treatment will be easier and faster. ...Read more

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I took Milk of Magnesia at 8 pm last night for constipation and now I have diarrhea. How long before this stops & what can I do in the meantime?

I took Milk of Magnesia at 8 pm last night for constipation and now I have diarrhea. How long before this stops & what can I do in the meantime?

Go slow: You probably took too much of Milk of Magnesia (MOM). its effect will be over within 24 hours. So you do not need to do anything other than drink extra fluids, eat a banana or two and your diarrhea will go away. In future take half the dose of MOM, if needed. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of explosive water diarrhea. My stomach hurts so very bad. How long will this last? What should I do? It hurts and I'm scared

I have been having a lot of explosive water diarrhea. My stomach hurts so very bad. How long will this last? What should I do? It hurts and I'm scared

Fluids: Keep up with the fluid losses and don't become dehydrated, that is the most important thing to do. I don't know how long it will last. See your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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13 month old has had a low grade fever of 100.4-100.9 for the past 3 days. How long does a fever typically last and when should I take her to the doctors? She has no other symptoms except diarrhea one time.

13 month old has had a low grade fever of 100.4-100.9 for the past 3 days. How long does a fever typically last and when should I take her to the doctors? She has no other symptoms except diarrhea one time.

Depends: The fever often depends on the type of germ involved & where it is located. Many infant illnesses are viral & fever will last several days before recovery. As long as baby is taking in enough fluids to wet every 6hrs or better, is playful for much of the day & has no specific symptoms you can let it run its course. If baby can't seem to be playful at all, looks sickly or otherwise spooks you go in. ...Read more

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How long does diarrhea typically last?

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

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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 listeria diarrhea last for?

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

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How long does the diarrhea last if a GI infection?

Depends: As long as the infection stays present. Some cases it will improve spontaneously in others it may require antibiotics and further care. ...Read more

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Vomiting and diarrhea due to overeating: how long should it last?

Overeating: One should not get diarrhea and vomiting from overeating. That is very unusual and implies very bad food. One could possibly throw up once or twice if you ate like a glutton, but diarrhea is not related. This sounds more like food poisoning. However, the fastest food poisoning does not come on for at least 12 hours. Most likely a gastroenteritis was brewing and coincided with a big meal. ...Read more

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How long c can a virus last in a 1 year old? She's nit vomuting mych but having diarrhea

How long c can a virus last in a 1 year old? She's nit vomuting mych but having diarrhea

Gastroenteritis: Stomach virus is a self limiting illness. Need to make sure to give enough fluids to prevent dehydration. Viral gastroenteritis usually lasts few days to 10 days but may last longer in some cases. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strong cramps, I vomit, feint, diarrhea and they last long! What really really strong pill can I take?

What to do if I have strong cramps, I vomit, feint, diarrhea and they last long! What really really strong pill can I take?

Time to get help...: Normal bowel frequency in america fits a bell-curve distribution--once daily stooling is the middle of the curve, but the normal range extends from 3 bowel movements daily to 1 bowel movement every 3-4 days. Sounds like your present symptoms are a change from your norm. Time to get evaluated please--cure depends on cause. ...Read more

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Miralax every 24hrs for past week. Today (11hrs ago) took again 12hrs after previous dose. Now I have cramps, diarrhea, nausea. How long will it last?

Miralax every 24hrs for past week. Today (11hrs ago) took again 12hrs after previous dose. Now I have cramps, diarrhea, nausea. How long will it last?

Do not take any more: You have taken too much too often. This should not be taken more than once a day. Your side effects are due to this being taken too close to your previous dose. You should stop taking it and see your Dr. Soon, like tomorrow, or soon after, as you have taken this drug for a week already and he/she should be informed about this and this latest issue so you can be treated correctly. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Kidney infection for 5 days penicillin shots. 1 day after, diarrhea, 7 days now. How long should this last? Taking pepto for it.

Kidney infection for 5 days penicillin shots. 1 day after, diarrhea, 7 days now. How long should this last? Taking pepto for it.

Antibiotic or C diff: Diarrhea with antibiotic is possible and resolves spontaneously 2-3 data after stopping the antibiotic. Diarrhea can also be due to another infection called clostridium difficile. If diarrhea persists may be longer than 2-3 days or feeling needs further testing for it and treatment. ...Read more

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Had CT w/ contrast yesterday at 4:00. Severe diarrhea. How long will it last? I feel awful and they say nothing is wrong. Something is not right. I shouldn't be in this much pain for no reason.

Had CT w/ contrast yesterday at 4:00. Severe diarrhea. How long will it last? I feel awful and they say nothing is wrong. Something is not right. I shouldn't be in this much pain for no reason.

Not uncommon: I'm assuming you drank oral "water-soluble" contrast before your ct scan. Unfortunately, one of the awful side effects of the contrast is that it causes nausea, diarrhea, and sometimes vomiting. It can also make you feel pretty bad due to fluid shifts in your body. It usually resolves within 24 hours, but if you are still feeling bad, it can't hurt to ask your doctor. ...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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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 could diarrhea usually last when one has the flu?

Gastroenteritis: According to the cdc, viral gastroenteritis usually has a duration of one to ten days (depending on the specific virus). ...Read more

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How long will diarrhea last after saline enema in toddler?

How long will diarrhea last after saline enema in toddler?

Hours: If you used a child size saline enema, then the diarrhea usually lasts less than 2 hours. I would not expect it to last more than 8-12 hours at the very longest. If it is longer than that then there is probably another cause of the diarrhea, other than the enema. ...Read more

Dr. William Walsh
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Septic Shock (Definition)

Septic shock. Sepsis occurs when an infections enters & is spread through the bloodstream, potentially causing a marked drop in blood pressure with potential for stroke, heart or ...Read more


Dr. William Walsh
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Sepsis (Definition)

The body's abnormal response to severe infection. Sepsis symptoms include fever, rapid heart rate and rapid breathing, and bloodwork will reveal elevation of ...Read more