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Is Diarrhea A Symptom Of Herpangina
Good day; Herpangina is a viral infection which causes small blisters (vesicles) that quickly rupture to form small ulcers. Most common in youngsters; however, Herpangina has potential to affect all ages. The virus is usually spread by mouth- via the saliva. Symptoms include fever, headaches, and terrible sore throats. Oral meds. Acetaminophen or ibuprofen and ...Read more
No: This may be due to something else. ...Read more
I've got a virus and one symptom is diarrhea. I have it frequent. Sometimes I need to go three times within the same few minutes. When see a dr?
Can the ingredients in powerade zero cause diarrhea? Been drinking it almost every day for a week and have been having this symptom almost every day.
Try stopping: Everyone reacts differently to different ingredients. Try stopping it and seeing what happens. ...Read more
Could be: Sometimes people who choose to purge do so because of sx (bloating) related to food intolerance. Gluten sensitivity may be evident. The diuarrhea may be evidence of that. Consider trial off, goluten and see if diarrhea resolve. More complex food elimination diet may be indicated. ...Read more
Yes: Gluten sensitivity commonly causes diarrhea, bloating and gas but can also result in constipation. Before going gluten free get a blood test for celiac first because after restricting gluten you may feel better but the ability to diagnose celiac disease is impaired because the blood test becomes normal early after going gluten free. ...Read more
No: That is not cause and effect. Both symptoms are originating from a common cause. ...Read more
Yes: Diarrhea can be a symptom of gluten-sensitive enteropathy (celiac disease), but this is not a true allergy. In celiac disease, gluten (which is a component of wheat protein) causes damage to the lining of the small intestine, resulting in diarrhea, flatulence, bloating, vitamin- and iron-deficiency, anemia, and other problems. Some celiac patients do not have diarrhea. A blood test can diagnose it. ...Read more
Toddlers diarrhea: Toddlers diarrhea is a state of chronic diarrhea in which the cause is unknown. It is the equivalent of irritable bowel syndrome in adults. In your childs case you should keep a diet diary for two weeks to see if there is any connection to the food he is eating and his diarrhea. A big culprit of diarrhea in toddlers can be juices. ...Read more
After a week of the flu, I'm not better and have developed a New symptom: diarrhea. What can I do?
Question the flu dx: IF you really HAD the flu, it isn't causing your diarrhea now. As long as your stools aren't bloody, you don't have a fever and your abdominal pain is minor after an episode of diarrhea, just keep orally hydrated and eat smart. Avoid caffeine, milk and fatty/fried/greasy foods. And eat bananas, steamed rice, apple sauce, lean protein and toast [a little jelly is okay, but no butter]. ...Read more
I always have diarrhea on my fertile week does this mean im about to ovulate due to hormones could this be a symptom?
Possibly: Progesterone and Estrogen have been known to effect bowel motility. In other words it is not uncommon to hear a patient constipated before or after their period arrives. Diarrhea has several causes, but some patients have had irregularities close to period. If it persists and if you have never had this addressed, it would be appropriate to have a complete history and exam by your doctor. Cheers ...Read more
Similar: In ibs the bowel is normal, just misbehaving. In scleroderma, the bowel is abnormal. Ibs can be cramping, constipation, diarrhea. Scleroderma is usually weight loss due to nutrient malabsorption, diarrhea and bloating due to bacterial overgrowth. Constipation can occur due to lack of intestinal contractions. ...Read more
I have gastroparesis. New symptom: constipation alternating w/ diarrhea. It'll be a few days of 1, a few days of other. Gp related or something else?
I had food poisoning in the beginning of week seven. My symptom was severe diarrhea, but it only lasted for 24 hours. I know that is a crucial time for the baby's organ development. Should I be worried?
No: Do not worry. The baby is actually very well-protected by such insults. ...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