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Which type of food causes light diarrhea?

Which type of food causes light diarrhea?

Depends on in : Individual sensitivity. Food with bacterial contamination or bacterial toxins will cause diarrhea on most people. Some people are sensitive to specific food, e.g., people with celiac disease are sensitive to food with wheat rye and barley. It would require taking a detailed person history and may be challenges with foods to sort out the issue. ...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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Upper ABD bloating, pain, light diarrhea past 2 days, more intense symptoms in past 6 hrs. (+) lactose intol. but never this bad...normal/concerning?

Upper ABD bloating, pain, light diarrhea past 2 days, more intense symptoms in past 6 hrs. (+) lactose intol. but never this bad...normal/concerning?

Diarrhea-sort term: If you are on a lactose free diet, this could be a mild viral enteritis. If it lasts for more than 7 days, you should request a consult with me. If not resolved by tomorrow you may try over the counter Immodium. ...Read more

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Can light diarrhea lower birth control effectiveness?

Can light diarrhea lower birth control effectiveness?

Unlikely: Diarrhea is a symptom of the lower gut , large intestine. The pill is absorbed in the small intestine . No need to worry. ...Read more

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Hello i have concerns because everyday i have been having stomache cramps and light diarrhea not really bad just immediately using the rest room NIT?

Hello i have concerns because everyday i have been having stomache cramps and light diarrhea not really bad just immediately using the rest room


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WATCH WHAT U EAT: you need to watch what you eat you might be having what we called IBS irritable bowel syndrome usually it get irritated by stress and anxiety or by food like greasy and creamy food. milk and milk product could do it sometime it get stimulated by other organ dysgunction like gallbladder or pepti watch what you eat hydrate well try to relax eat yogurt and banana see a doctor if not better ...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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I've had light green diarrhea for about a week now. There is no pain, but I have to use the restroom more than 3 times a day. Should i be concerned?

Yes: 1 week is getting long for a common type of viral illness that can cause diarrhea, and you become more at risk of getting dehydrated and acquiring electrolyte abnormalities with chronic diarrhea. See a dr. For an evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have light colored diarrhea that is very liquified, but then I have black blueberry-like balls that float. What could this be caused from?

I have light colored diarrhea that is very liquified, but then I have black blueberry-like balls that float. What could this be caused from?

Diarrhea: Absent blood or mucous the consistency and color of the stools during an inflammation of the GI tract will vary greatly with both the cause and what you have eaten. If this persists you may want to go and be seen by your PCP. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more