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I have diarrhea a lot almost every day what is the cause of that?

I have diarrhea a lot almost every day what is the cause of that?

Hard to tell: The most common cause would be irritable bowel syndrome but there are many possible causes from medications, infections, celiac disease or inflammatory bowel disease. If you have daily diarrhea you should see your doctor. Blood tests, stool tests and possibly even colonoscopy are indicated for evaluation. ...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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I have had diarrhea every day for a month and a half. What could cause that?

I have had diarrhea every day for a month and a half. What could cause that?

Lots. See md: Could be infection, parasite, inflammation of bowel, other gut issues, meds, diet (including sugarless gum, candies etc.). Bring diet diary, see md. ...Read more

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What causes Diarrhea in a 31 year old male I exercise every day eat two fried eggs for breakfast steak for lunch and dinner?

Food allergy: If every day you eat the same foods and have diarrhea perhaps you are allergic to the eggs, steak etc. Consider eliminating something to determine if you still have diarrhea. If diarrhea disappears after eliminating something from your diet this could be your answer. ...Read more

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Light diarrhea, not full. Almost every day. No stomach pain, any causes?

Light diarrhea, not full. Almost every day. No stomach pain, any causes?

First: First dietary indiscretion!!! Second viral (many viral infections result in mild diarrhea Third Medications including OTC medications.
If this lasts over two weeks......evaluate!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take 2 immodium capsules every day on a long-term basis? I have chronic diarrhea. Doctors have ruled out all possible causes, twice

Is it dangerous to take 2 immodium capsules every day on a long-term basis? I have chronic diarrhea. Doctors have ruled out all possible causes, twice

Gastroenterologist: You need to see a GI doctor. This may simply be irritable bowel syndrome, or something they have not been thinking of, like giardiasis. This should be diagnosed rather than simply treated symptomatically. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a very large para stomach hernia. I have severe stomach pain and diarrhea almost every day. Could the hernia be the cause?

Unclear: If your are referring to a para esophageal hernia, which is a type of hiatal hernia, it could be responsible for the pain. Sometimes the colon is herniated in to the chest as well, and this could be responsible for the diarrhea, but it is less likely. See a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair for a consultation. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause diarrhea on a very frequent basis? (Every 2 days)

Gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining and classically causes upper abdominal burning discomfort without lower gi symptoms. However there may be an associated irritability of the intestinal tract or coexistent irritable bowel syndrome leading to diarrhea. In addition some prescribed medications like protonix (pantoprazole) or maalox may cause diarrhea as well. A gastroenterologist can advise you ...Read more

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I have had bouts of nocturnal diarrhea in the last week. Not every night but 3 out of 5. Is this cancer. I keep finding that as the most likely cause?

I have had bouts of nocturnal diarrhea in the last week. Not every night but 3 out of 5. Is this cancer. I keep finding that as the most likely cause?

No but get checked: There is no symptoms that is 100% indication for cancer. Cancers usually happen in people with family history or it occurs with more signs. But in some cases without any signs or symptoms. That is why regular screening is recommended.

You need to get a screening colonoscopy done. That is the way you will get the answer to your question and your mind will be at ease after negative colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I have nausea every afternoon for a week, but I don't vomit. Also, I don't have diarrhea. Drinking everyday orangeade may cause this or is sth else?

I have nausea every afternoon for a week, but I don't vomit. Also, I don't have diarrhea. Drinking everyday orangeade may cause this or is sth else?

Persistent nausea: If you are pregnant that would explain it
also stomach acid related things or side effects of medications

nausea is not normal and a sign of other things so if it lasts get it checked out. ...Read more

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Cause of diarrhea every morning and breakthrough bleeding a week before my period? I haven't had sex since my last period. On bcp, took flucanazole.

Cause of diarrhea every morning and breakthrough bleeding a week before my period? I haven't had sex since my last period. On bcp, took flucanazole.

Diarrhea: It is entirely possible that you may be allergic to your bcp or to one of its ingredients that is causing your daily diary. Consult your doctor or see an allergist. ...Read more

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Wake up every morning with drainage in my throat & this makes me nauseous & causes diarrhea but my nose isn't stuffed or anything. How can I fix this?

Wake up every morning with drainage in my throat & this makes me nauseous & causes diarrhea but my nose isn't stuffed or anything. How can I fix this?

Many possibilities: This may be post-nasal drip, reflux esophagitis, an esophageal diverticulum, or other cause. You need to be seen and examined to have this worked out. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the cause of diarrhea occurring every time after workout and after I eat heavy foods? (ex. Foods high in carbohydrates)

What's the cause of diarrhea occurring every time after workout and after I eat heavy foods? (ex. Foods high in carbohydrates)

Diarrhea: The working out may be secondary to the activity. Are you taking energy drinksbbefore working out. If fatty foods cause diarrhea likely associated with poor digestion, gb or stomach. ...Read more

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I'm having GI issues for 2 months. Blood and mucus diagnosed as likely from hemmorhoid. That's gone but I now have diarrhea every 1-2 weeks. Cause?

I'm having GI issues for 2 months. Blood and mucus diagnosed as likely from hemmorhoid. That's gone but I now have diarrhea every 1-2 weeks. Cause?

Sigmoidoscopy: You may need a sigmoidoscopy based on your history. Sometimes irritable bowel syndrome can cause diarrhea - or there could be a problem with the bacteria in your gut (especially if recent antibiotics). A gastroenterologist can help sort out possible causes and treatments. In the meantime, try cutting out caffeine, get high fiber and mild exercise. Some people also benefit from probiotics OTC. ...Read more

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What could cause fairly acute watery diarrhea and cramping for 4 days followed by 3 weeks and counting of periodic diarrhea. Ie. every 6 or 7 days?

Enteritis: There are numerous possibilities, and to find out what is doing this would require examination of the stools with a variety of tests. One consideration would be Giardiasis, and a presumptive course of metronidazole might not be inappropriate. Best to go and see an infectious diseases expert and there are some excellent ones in San Francisco. Good luck. ...Read more

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I just got my gallbladder removed, but stomach still hurts not like the gallbladder. And every time it hurts I have diarrhea why is the cause?

I just got my gallbladder removed, but stomach still hurts not like the gallbladder. And every time it hurts I have diarrhea why is the cause?

Various reasons: If you just had your gallbladder removed, you probably still have some surgical pain. This can be made worse when engaging in a variety of movements, including sitting for a bowel movement. And if you haven't had much solid food, your bowel movements can be loose. If the symptoms persist or worsen, give your surgeon a call. Rarely patients can develop a certain kind of diarrhea called "C diff". ...Read more

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Diagnosed with IBS-D. Have had C Diff three times. Been clear 1 1/2 yrs. Will diarrhea from IBS cause C Diff? I panic every time I get diarrhea!

Diagnosed with IBS-D. Have had C Diff three times. Been clear 1 1/2 yrs. Will diarrhea from IBS cause C Diff? I panic every time I get diarrhea!

IBS-D: No need to panic - IBS-D does not cause any other disease. C diff can happen to anyone, but in an immunocompetent host such as you appear to be there needs to be a trigger such as antibiotics to disturb the GI flora enough that C diff bacteria can take over. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can do for my son. My son had diarrhea a few days ago now every 20 minutes I have to have him go to the bathroom nand wipe cause he has poop on his

Is there anything I can do for my son. My son had diarrhea a few days ago now every 20 minutes I have to have him go to the bathroom nand wipe cause he has poop on his

Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be dangerous because it can lead to dehydration which can pose a serious risk. By the date of this post your son is likely better by now. In the future if diarrhea and/or vomiting are present monitor your child for dehydration. Dry mouth/lips, pale or clammy skin, lethargy, behavioral changes are signs. If any of these things are present seek medical care. Also if blood, mucous, or parasites are in the stool, and/or a fever is present, a medical visit is necessary. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant cause every time I drink I get cramps and wake up with diarrhea?

Am I pregnant cause every time I drink I get cramps and wake up with diarrhea?

Do test: If you are concerned about pregnancy, please do a home test on first morning urine. Drinking alcohol can cause in anyone the body to want to expel the bowel contents with cramping and diarrhea. Your body may not like the effects of alcohol. Always use condoms to protect against pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Can excessive salt on all my food cause diarrhea? I seem to have really bloated/cramp/burning/watery diarrhea once every month, maybe less sometimes.

Sodium and diarrhea: No, excess sodium will not cause diarrhea. You will absorb it. What you eat may be causing these occasional symptoms. ...Read more

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What would cause instant severe diarrhea followed by a vasovagal episode? It happens every few months always in the middle of the night followed by a trip to the ER for dehydration and nausea.

What would cause instant severe diarrhea followed by a vasovagal episode? It happens every few months always in the middle of the night followed by a trip to the ER for dehydration and nausea.

Nocturnal diarrhea: Irritable bowel syndrome is a common cause of episodic sudden diarrhea but nocturnal episodes are not typical. Other causes of sudden diarrhea are intolerance to certain foods, beverages or medications. Infectious causes would result in more continual diarrhea. The vasovagal reaction is nonspecific. If attacks are common, consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Tests will be done ...Read more

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Every time I feed my baby with my boob I get diarrhea later. Can breast feeding cause diarrhea?

Every time I feed my baby with my boob I get diarrhea later. Can breast feeding cause diarrhea?

Unlikely: Breast feeding should not cause diarrhea. More likely what you are eating. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

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