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What is diarrhea a symptom of dehydration?

What is diarrhea a symptom of dehydration?

No but it can cause: Diarrhea is not a symptom of dehydration but if left untrated can lead to dehydration. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Herpangina (Definition)

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


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My wife is on antibiotics which have caused a lot of diarrhea. What can we do to reduce this symptom? Already taking lots of yogurt.

Probiotics: Consider a probiotic that contains both lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacter. Consult with your physician for additional testing to rule out c difficile infection as a cause of diarrhea. ...Read more

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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?

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?

How long?: How many days have you been ill? You want to make sure you are hydrated, so if you feel like you cannot keep enough liquid down then see your MD. If you are also urinating then you are probably ok. The electrolytes lost with diarrhea are sodium chloride and potassium. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

No: I am not sure if your statement of diarrhea is loose stools or true diarrhea. If you run true diarrhea for more than 4 days, you should be checked. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a common symptom in bulimia recovery?

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

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Can the first symptom of appendicitis be diarrhea?

Yes: Yes, even though classical presentation starts with anorexia and periumbilical pain, diarrhea may be the first symptom, especially in children. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea an acute HIV symptom?

Is diarrhea an acute HIV symptom?

Not usually: Low grade fever, enlarged lymph nodes and malaise are the common initial symptoms, but diarrhea can also occur. However, diarrhea is more common later in the course of hiv. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea be a symptom of your period?

Sometimes: Some people get losser bowels during their period. If this is happeneing for the first time and did not happen before with your period, you should check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How much is diarrhea a symptom of pregnancy?

How much is diarrhea a symptom of pregnancy?

No it is not: Diarrhea can be present in other causes and conditions and can be present in pregnancy as well
but it is not only present in pregnancy but it can ba a sumptom coexisting in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a symptom of lactose intolerance?

Is diarrhea a symptom of lactose intolerance?

Yes: Common symptoms of lactose intolerance include crampy abdominal pain, gassiness, and non-bloody diarrhea. Sometimes there is vomiting as well. ...Read more

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Tell me if diarrhea is a symptom of pregnancy?

Tell me if diarrhea is a symptom of pregnancy?

No it is not: Diarrhea can be present in other causes and conditions and can be present in pregnancy as well
but it is not only present in pregnancy but it can ba a sumptom coexisting in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a symptom of gluten insensitivity?

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

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Is diarrhea is a common symptom of respiratory failure?

Is diarrhea is a common symptom of respiratory failure?

No: That is not cause and effect. Both symptoms are originating from a common cause. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of gluten allergies?

Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of gluten allergies?

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

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Is diarrhea a symptom of acute HIV if it only lasted one day?

Is diarrhea a symptom of acute HIV if it only lasted one day?

Happens to everyone: Diarrhea for one day is a symptom that happens to everyone (every person) once in a while. When looking for symptoms of HIV infection, look for things that don't happen to everyone, but rather happen just to people with HIV. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea considered to be a symptom of getting your period?

Occasionally: When the period is coming a few women will get diarrhea. This is from a chemical the lining of the uterus makes, called prostaglandin. This chemical can cause diarrhea, nausea, and menstrual cramping. ...Read more

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Wat is toddler's diarrhea? Sign n symptom? N how to manage in 1 yr old boy?

Wat is toddler's diarrhea? Sign n symptom? N how to manage in 1 yr old boy?

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

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After a week of the flu, I'm not better and have developed a New symptom: diarrhea. What can I do?

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

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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

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In difuuse scleroderma would the only symptom be IBS diarrhea form?

In difuuse scleroderma would the only symptom be IBS diarrhea form?

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

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Is diarrhea a symptom of urinary track infection?

Is diarrhea a symptom of urinary track infection?

Possibly: But usually the classic symptoms would be urinary burning, frequency, urgency, with change in color or odor of urine. ...Read more

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Can the only presenting symptom of scleroderma be IBS diarrhea that comes and goes?

Can the only presenting symptom of scleroderma be IBS diarrhea that comes and goes?

Diarrhea: Yes, scleroderma of the intestines can present like ibs with diarrhea coming and going. Diagnosis is usually made by endoscopy or xray. ...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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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