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Hypokalemia Watery Diarrhea
Help! Been having diarrhea and is possible to have systemic viral infection and hypokalemia. I'm just worried.
Diarrhea: With the symptoms you describe you could have a viral process and low K, but no way to know from out here. Go see your Dr for evaluation.. ...Read more
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
What to do if I have diarrhea and is possible to have systemic viral infection and hypokalemia. I'm just worried, what if acquire disease from her?
Yes: Everything you said is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes occasional boughts of loose stools..Some watery a man late 60...These boughts happen mostly a few minuter after eating....?
I have watery loose stools for over a month now. Could I have pancreatic tumor? I had a colonoscopy 2 years ago and was normal. I am 27.
Probably not: Pancreatic disorders may cause loose stool. They are not the most common cause. In the office, I would suggest a probiotic or yogurt daily as well as citrucel daily. You may also have a food allergy or sensitivity, consider keeping a food diary to track triggers. Medications frequently cause diarrhea- not sure you take any. Stool evaluation at your doctor's office may also help. ...Read more
Are there c diff strains that don't cause watery d. Maybe loose stools or mushy liquid bms? Like once a day. Or 1-4x a day on some days.
21 y/o female .. i've been having stomach gurgling for a month and an urge to stools postprandial for 2 weeks now with loose stools but not watery?
Colitis: This may be irritable bowel syndrome,gluten intolerance or intestinal infection. A stool sample should be sent for culture for pathogens as well as ova and parasites. An antispasmodic medication like bentyl (dicyclomine) can be prescribed .before meals if you have irritable bowel syndrome. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I keep waking up between 5-6am needing to pass BM and anxiety feeling. Very loose stools, but not watery. Stomach seems fine rest of the day. IBS?
Possibly IBS: And, if it is, you're fortunate it's not a problem during the day too. That's a good sign that it may be easier than some to treat. The mention of anxiety is also a good sign that if you can get it and the stress in your life under some good management it will be much better. Consider CBT therapy to address skills to avoid, reduce and manage anxiety - also carefully look at your diet. Best wishes! ...Read more
Diarrhoea, loose stools since 3 years, brittle hair, skin pigmentation, PCOS, borderline anemia, low vit d, watery eyes. Is this auto-immune disease?
Our baby has had two total just wet diapers in the past three days and an average of 3 to 4 poopy/diarrhea diapers per day. She is very sleepy.
Dehydration: Less than 5 wet diapers in 24 hours in a baby is suggestive of dehydration, which babies do not tolerate well. If oral rehydration with an electrolyte solution does not increase urination frequency shortly, emergent evaluation by you physician or an emergency facility is in order. ...Read more
My 16 month baby having diarrhea for the last 7 days and having 3 to 4 runny poops in a day what can I do help?
See below: First, don't panic. Second, toddlers often will have unexplained diarrhea called "toddler's diarrhea" and it is not worrisome unless, blood is seen or the child is showing signs of dehydration. Often may related to teething. If none of the above. Wait it out and if not improved after 2 weeks, see you doc. If problems, see doc sooner. ...Read more
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