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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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8mo old usually has loose stools. Last 3 days they have been firm, like playdoh, but not dry. Today she cried during every bm. What should I do?

8mo old usually has loose stools. Last 3 days they have been firm, like playdoh, but not dry. Today she cried during every bm. What should I do?

Increase fluids: Most important to intermittent constipation is to make sure the child is getting plenty of fluids. At 8 months, can add a few ounces of water to daily formula intake, and if stools are harder than normal, a few ounces of juice can be added from a cup as well. Don't get into habit of juice from a bottle. Add a little extra fiber into diet. If problem persists, talk to doc about what meds may help. ...Read more

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Wat is the cause my 1 yr boy passes loose stool during sleep every morning around 7, 8 am?

Wat is the cause my 1 yr boy passes loose stool during sleep every morning around 7, 8 am?

Not listening: As I have suggested to you before, stop giving your child 12 ounces of milk before bedtime. Also check to see if he. Is lactose intolerant. ...Read more

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What would cause, anal leakage during heavymenstrual period, and loose stools? Is it my period, or is it something worse? I've had this for 3 days now

What would cause, anal leakage during heavymenstrual period, and loose stools? Is it my period, or is it something worse? I've had this for 3 days now

Diarrhea/menses: These are not likely related, but two different conditions. If the diarrhea continues unabated go and see your PCP and have this evaluated. ...Read more

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1yr boy passes watery loose stool once in the morning n 1 in evening which is soft in consistency, he had diner around 9pm, cause of morning stool?

1yr boy passes watery loose stool once in the morning n 1 in evening which is soft in consistency, he had diner around 9pm, cause of morning stool?

Depends: If your child has only had a watery stool once or twice in a day, and it isn't a frequent occurrence, there is no real concern. Different foods, changes in appetite, changes in digestion can cause this once in a while. If your child is having >4-5 watery stools/day on a regular basis, he should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why have I got loose stools? In the islands on break

Why have I got loose stools? In the islands on break

Traveller's diarrhea: Food borne illness is when you eat food that makes you sick. Outbreaks may involve bacteria (salmonella, shigella, c.Perfringens, c.Botulinum, b.Cereus, v.Parahaemolyticus, campylobacter, staph aureus), virus (norwalk, hepatitis a), chemical (ciguatoxin, scobrotoxin, mushrooms, heavy metals), water contamination (giardia, s.Typhi), others. Watch out for "traveller's diarrhea" (especially etec). ...Read more

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What could be the explanation behind my loose stools?

What could be the explanation behind my loose stools?

Loose Stoold: Bowel infections caused by viruses, bacteria and certain parasites frequently cause loose stools. Viral gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach and intestines, is a common cause of episodic diarrhea. See you GI doctor for help. ...Read more

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I don't know what's goin on but I have been gettin white stuff on my stools like tissue but not n also gettin really loose stools its not all time?

Call your MD: There are different reasons that you can get white material in stool but almost always concerning. Please call your doctor and be seen to get evaluation asap. You probably can pick up a container from your md or lab to collect a stool sample asap, which will be a needed part of your evaluation. ...Read more

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Loose stool for 6 month kid?

Loose stool for 6 month kid?

May be Normal: Can be normal. If your child is acting totally normal and not sickly, this may be a response to a change in diet.If they are sick, check with your doctor. Also important is the frequency of stooling, gassiness, fever etc. ...Read more

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Can a mutivitamin give you loose stools?

Can a mutivitamin give you loose stools?

Check ingredients...: If your multivitamin is high in magnesium, you're getting a laxative effect equivalent to taking milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Alternatively, some pill vehicles can cause loose stool, even if the pill ingredients do not. In any case, stop taking the supplement & if diarrhea persists, another cause must be sought. ...Read more

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Long time loose stool, what could this be?

Long time loose stool, what could this be?

Loose Stool: Loose stool may be due to various causes including change in dietary pattern, bowel infection, irritable bowel syndrome, or more serious condition such as inflammatory bowel disease or even cancer. If this persists, or become more severe, you should go see a doctor, as you are close to the age of 50 when a formal colonoscopy exam is recommended: http://www. Laendo. Net/english/what-is-a-colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Have had loose stool for years should I worry.

Have had loose stool for years should I worry.

Chronic diarrhea: Chronic diarrhea is defined as loose stools that last for at least four weeks. It can be due to irritable bowel syndrome, infection, inflammatory bowel disease, food allergies, endocrine abnormalities and drugs, among other rarer entities. A gastroenterologist can solve this fairly quickly. Go and see one, and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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Loose stool with pieces of vegetables, should I be concerned?

Loose stool with pieces of vegetables, should I be concerned?

Possible-a stool for: A few simple stool tests will reveal the answer. ...Read more

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Then how come I always seem to have loose stool? Is that normal?

Then how come I always seem to have loose stool? Is that normal?

Diet related likely: Depends on your diet and other symptoms: do you have pain, stomach cramps. Consult with us to see if underlying inflammatory issue present. ...Read more

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Can your gallbladder give you loose stools? If so, what is recommended?

Gallbladder: Gallbladder problems not usually associated with diarrhea as the synptoms are more of a blocking of bile by stones in the gallbladder. Diarrhea can happen after gallbladder comes out ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause loose stool?

Does alcohol cause loose stool?

Yes: Beer is a also a good stool softener. Wine is from grapes which can also cause soft stool. ...Read more

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Can eating eggs cause loose stool?

Can eating eggs cause loose stool?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more

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Could nervousness cause loose stool?

Yes but it should ge: The brain and intestine share the same "nervous system" and yes, it is possible. But other common dietary intolerances may also do this. ...Read more

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Can greasy fast food make loose stool?

Yes: Try to have a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; curtail intake of saturate fats; no tobacco; and nor more than one drink a day. ...Read more

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20 month old with loose stool for a week?

20 month old with loose stool for a week?

Diarrhea: Your child probably has a viral diarrhea caused by the Roto or Norovirus. Put your child on the Brat diet and make sure he is drinking electrolyte containing fluids, ...Read more

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Why am I having loose stools when eating salad?

Why am I having loose stools when eating salad?

Loose stools: You can get loose stools if your salad is contaminated. Also since salad is full of fiber, it can lead to loose stools. ...Read more

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White loose stool in a one year old little boy?

White loose stool in a one year old little boy?

Serious: White stools are a serious concern and he should be evaluated by his pediatrician. Stool should always have color to them and absence of color could indicate a blockage or inflammed liver, gallbladder - see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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