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Is Chocolate Good For Helping Diarrhea
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
I made 2 cups of Ovaltine chocolate milk last night, ate a small spoonful of the mix too. Ever since last night, I've had exploding diarrhea nonstop!!
Should stop: Maqybe ur lactose intolerant? In the meanwhile drink plenty of fluids to keep up with fluid loss. If it does not stop within 24hrs pls see ur primary doc. Best of luck ...Read more
Lactose: Milk sugar intolerance. As we get older we become more intolerant to milk sugar. The milk sugar in chocolate and milk runs through the intestinal tract and may cause cramping and diarrhea as well as gas and bloating. Try drinking lactaid milk in which the milk sugar has already been digested. If taking milk chocolate, try a lactaid pill at the time of ingestion, to replace the missing enzyme. ...Read more
Hi, So I took 3 pieces of chocolate ex lax thinking it was normal chocolate and I am not constipated. Will it give me diarrhea? And how long will it take
Anticipate that...: ...but since we don't know you, we can't estimate your drug response (onset of action or duration). I expect you should notice some cramping soon. ...Read more
I have itching and severe diarrhea when I drink milo. But I don't have problem with other chocolate milk. What exactly I'm allergic at?
Not clear: But milo contains barley, wheat and rice each of which can servers an allergen. Need to see a board certified allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more
I had lot black chocolate yesterday and today my stool comes reddish colour and yesterday I had diarrhea 3 times. Worried bcz of internal bleeding?
Sick diarrhea nothing coming out extreme pain like need to go. Felt after drinking hot chocolate drink, awake all night. Need to poop but nothing.?
Need to see doctor: If you are having severe cramps so severe which keep you from sleeping you will need to see your doctor or er for furhter evaluation. There are many possible causes which your doctor can help you figure out. ...Read more
Huge stomach ache last night and diarrhea after having arizona green tea and chocolate bar. But I always eat dessert? Started new job yesterday too
Diarrhea: Is all you ate yesterday green tea and chocolate? May have been something from earlier, gastroenteritis takes 6-12 hours to develop. May consider probiotics to regulate flora in bowel. Do you have IBS -diarrhea? As could be that as well. Drink water /gatorade so as not to dehydrate, , try probiotic and f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Diarrhea: If you have diarrhea drink water to hydrate yourself. You can also have clear soups / broths, unsweetened juices or oral rehydration solutions. You want to be gentle with your diet so that your GI track can recover. Stay away from dairy, leafy vegetables & most fruits initially. Caffeine & alcohol should be avoided as well as any dark carbonated beverages. Although it may seem bland to you, stay >. ...Read more
Imodium (loperamide): Works ok, but if you have infectious diarrhea this medicine may hurt you. ...Read more
What is the good diet for my friend who have diarrhea for 3 days and taking medicine for it as prescribed?
Fermented milk: Yakult is a probiotic dairy product made by fermenting a mixture of skimmed milk with a special strain of the bacterium "Lactobacillus casei Shirota." The product has almost twice as much sugar per 100grams as Coca Cola or orange juice (18 grams versus 10grams). There are probably less caloric ways to get your dose of probiotics. ...Read more
Diarrhea in a toddle: Toddlers are not supposed to take any medications for diarrhea unless a specific organism is found in a stool culture, most diarrhea are due to viral infections & we focus on keeping the child hydrated with small frequent sips of pedialyte & other clear fluids, no dairy products, the child can eat bread, Ricce apple, bananas & progress gradually to regular diet. If it persisted see his Dr ...Read more
YES: The less smell the better, imho.Get a more detailed answer ›
Clear liquids: At the onset of diarrhea you may just want to increases his fluids. Most often diarrhea is caused by some viral illness. When keeping sufficient fluids down you can offer bland foods. Most diarrhea does not require medicines. If goes on for longer than expected see your doctor. ...Read more
Is materna brand formula good? Or does it make sense that my baby is not good with it? He's been having terrible diarrhea on both the dairy and soy
Which one: There are many brands of materna formula, there is vegetarian, there is materna sensitive, materna good night rice and materna dairy. You should discuss your childs diarrhea with your pediatrician. He needs to know, the number of stools, consistency, frequency etc. You pediatrician will work with you to choose the appropriate formula. Breast milk is best. Consider breast feeding if not too late. ...Read more
Is it normal to have the urge to push really hard when having diarrhea? That seems to be my problem, colonoscopy done last yr was good! Doineedanother
Bad idea: Tampons are meant for uterine/vaginal bleeding. You insert it, it expands when wet, can't migrate farther up, and can be reasonably easily removed. Foreign bodies in the rectum can migrate up, beyond the reach for retrievel (unpleasant at best), and arguably could cause a bowel obstruction. See your doc, find out why you have diarrhea, and treat it the right way. ...Read more
I have good hygiene. But lately, I can smell the stink. I just recovered from diarrhea so does that affect me in any way?
It is normal: When you are recovering from diarrhea due to an infection, you may have the stinks and that is normal. You will be alright. ...Read more
Finally I figured out that drinking coffee is what cause me diarrhea and makes me feel good and maybe a bit nervous, is that normal?
Caffeine is a drug: Caffeine can have beneficial effects on alertness and aspects of health, but it can also cause problems, such as insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, dehydration, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It's important to drink coffee (contains caffeine) in moderation and to be aware that caffeine is found in many foods and beverages. Caffeine taken later in the day can disrupt sleep. Don't overdo it! ...Read more
Had diarrhea clean up good and went to work it burned and itch after some time I was able to go to the rm again and the tp had. Alittle blood is norml?
Hematochezia: Blood in stool is never normal. The probability is that you irritated the anal skin wiping yourself in cleaning up the diarrhea, or had bleeding from a hemorrhoid which was disturbed. If this happens again, or if the blood was mixed in the stool and not on the toilet paper would definitely go and see a doctor and be examined. ...Read more
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