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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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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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How to cure loose stools?

How to cure loose stools?

Chronic diarrhea??: Sounds like you have a case of chronic diarrhea. That can be caused by numerous things from infections to transient malabsorption syndromes to dietary problems. Why don't you make an appt with your doc and if he cannot help see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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How often is it ok to have loose stools?

How often is it ok to have loose stools?

Question unclear: What do you mean by "loose"? Is this a change? It is seldom normal to have this happen unless something in diet or an organism or other inflammatory process is in progress. Generally these are self-limited and resolve in under 5-7 days. The daily frequency is also an issue. Be more specific in your question. Best. ...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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Hi I have black and loose stool and I feel un energetic?

Seek care: Black stool can be a sign of gi bleed. It needs to be investigated promptly. Please don't wait. ...Read more

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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?

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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Can adhesions be causing my chronic loose stools?

Anything is: Possible, but not likely in your case that diarrhea is caused by adhesions, if you have normal anatomy otherwise. Consult with a GI specialist for other possible causes of chronic diarrhea. ...Read more

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Do loose stools mean a guaranteed end of constipation?

Do loose stools mean a guaranteed end of constipation?

Not necessarily: If you have an impaction of hard stools that is incomplete, only liquid stool can get by the plug of stool. The mistake is to take something to stop the "diarrhea" which will plug you up fast. Use a plain fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) or glycerine suppositories to make sure your rectum is empty before trying to control the diarrhea. ...Read more

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What can cause loose stool - coffee-grounds-like appearance?

May be blood: Coffee grounds substance appearing in loose bowel movements may be digested blood from a bleed higher up in the intestinal tract. Blood in you gastrointestinal tract can act almost like a laxative and make you go looser than usual. I would get evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I always get loose stools a day after being constipated?

Why do I always get loose stools a day after being constipated?

Loose stool/constip: During constipation part of the stools become fermented from intestinal bacteria & it becomes loose, it usually comes out after the hard part of the stool, sometimes it leaks around it & causes soiling. I hope that helps answer your question. Try to control your constipation with high fiber diet, prune juice, plenty of fluids, you can also try miniral oil or miralax (polyethylene glycol). Good luck ...Read more

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Mebeverine causes a little bloting and loose stool. Is it normal?

Mebeverine: Possible as the medication relaxes the muscle around the gut therefore it could cause loose stool and bloating. ...Read more

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Tip of stool is hard and followed by loose stool. Plz tell reason?

Tip of stool is hard and followed by loose stool. Plz tell reason?

Not to worry: The tip of the stool may have had more fluid extracted from it so it may be harder. It is generally not a worry signal. ...Read more

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Green and loose stool? Didn't eat anything with green dye! What's wrong?

Green and loose stool? Didn't eat anything with green dye! What's wrong?

Green is bile: When your stool passes fast through the intestinal tract the green bile is the color you see in the stool, because the bile doesn't have time to get reabsorbed and give the darker colored stool you are used to. Yellow colored diarrhea is seen in even faster traveling stools. The darker the color, the slower the transit and greater reabsorption of bile. ...Read more

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How long does gastroenteritis last? Can loose stools continue after 9 days?

How long does gastroenteritis last? Can loose stools continue after 9 days?

Well: Yeah It can last one to 10 or 12 days. Sometimes intestines are affected and a person can have some symptoms for two or three weeks even. If you're having abdominal pain fever or blood in your stool be signs to be concerned. For specific diagnosis treatment see a doctor in person or make a HealthTap visit ...Read more

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Can stopping Omperazole suddenly cause loose stools and for you to be bloated??

Can stopping Omperazole suddenly cause loose stools and for you to be bloated??

Possible: Yes, it is possible; try restarting it for a few days and see how it goes; ...Read more

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What are some common causes loose stools in adults and how do you get rid of it?

What are some common causes loose stools in adults and how do you get rid of it?

See a doctor: The answer to your question could fill a good textbook, and the answer to getting rid of it depends upon the cause. See a good doctor and find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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Nausea followed by loose stools happened for the second time this month. What's wrong?

Cannot diagnose: This could be the same or recurrent symptoms from one infection or two different issues. The only way in which to resolve this is to go see a doctor and get diagnosed and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Is it fine if an infant passes loose stool 3-4 times a day or sometimes more than that?

Loose stool: It is fine if the stool is not watery but just loose. Younger babies can have a bowel movement each time they eat. As long as the baby is urinating and not having any other symptoms, this is probably normal. ...Read more

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Can a high fat and sugar diet cause loose stools? If not what GI symptoms can it cause?

Can a high fat and sugar diet cause loose stools? If not what GI symptoms can it cause?

Yes it can: High fat and sugar diet can cause loose stool specially if it was associated with stress try to balance your diet and manage your stress see your doctor good luck ...Read more

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TTC and experiencing loose stools every morning. Could this be from taking elevit at night?

TTC and experiencing loose stools every morning. Could this be from taking elevit at night?

Elevil Rx & PG: The use of Elevil nightly while attempting pregnancy can seriously hamper your ability to get pregnant. Consider discontinuing its' use if you are serious about trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Thin, can't gain weight even at college, lots of loose stools, what could be wrong with me?

See your doctor: While most bouts of loose stool are innocent in this age group, if it's prolonged, especially with weight loss, it warrants a visit to the doctor for an exam and some tests. ...Read more

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Does chronic appendicitis cause loose stools or diarreah or it docent mess with your stools?

Does chronic appendicitis cause loose stools or diarreah or it docent mess with your stools?

Chronic appendicitis: Does not exist. You either have appendicitis in which case you need treatment with surgery or more recent studies suggest antibiotics alone may be all that is necessary or your symptoms are due to something else. ...Read more

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I am having blackish brown loose stool is this is because I am taking a anti acid tablet daily?

I am having blackish brown loose stool is this is because I am taking a anti acid tablet daily?

No: Go and see a doctor and provide a full history and allow yourself to be examined. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Single episode explosive bloody diahorrea, loose stools two weeks, left side twinges, nausea, causes please?

Single episode explosive bloody diahorrea, loose stools two weeks, left side twinges, nausea, causes please?

Blood diarrhea: Those findings suggest infectious diarrhea. You need to consult your physician and have a stool examination and culture. ...Read more

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Is frequent diarreah and loose stools a sign of worms? Is it true that everbody in the world has worms. Help.

Is frequent diarreah and loose stools a sign of worms? Is it true that everbody in the world has worms. Help.

Many possibilities: Diarrhea has many causes. Infectious causes include bacteria, parasites and viruses. Antibiotics for an unrelated infection can cause clostridium difficile infection which needs treatment with Metronidazole or oral vancomycin. Not all diarrhea is due to an infection. Other causes include lactose intolerance, sorbitol, crohns, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease. See md. ...Read more

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Watery/loose stool that lasts longer than 2 days and happens once per day in the morning. How do I treat it?

More info needed: Do you have abdominal pain? Blood or mucus in the stool? Otherwise, if it just started very recently, it may be a viral gastroenteritis. Avoiding dairy and perhaps trying a BRAT diet may be a good idea to calm down your GI tract. If it has been going on longer than 7-10 days, probably a good idea to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is stomachache and loose stools normal when using penicilin? How soon will it stop when not using penicilin anymore?

Colon flora change: Antibiotics kill off the healthy bacteria in the colon and can cause loose stools and cramping. Replacing the flora with natural bacteria such as acidophilus and bifidobacteria probiotics can help reduce the symptoms. ...Read more

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