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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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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