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Loose Stools In The Morning
For several years, I've been having 3-4 loose stools in the morning. If it doesn't bother me, can I ignore? There is Crohn's and colitis in family.
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
Hi, my 4 month old baby has been having loose stools since this morning, yellow in colour, and the latest diaper had light traces of blood. Pls advise?
Take the baby to: A health care provider for evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more
I am having loose stool just every morning with gas and pain but its all bearable what causes it and I feel ok after that?
Stool not properly formed feel incomplete bowl movement. Then I pass loose stool in mid morning and afternoon?
Exam: You should be examined to determine if you are developing IBS or a lactose intolerance, among other GI issues. ...Read more
Past 4 days fatigue, nausea and loose stools in the morning, ok in afternoon, but no appetite. Blood work is fine, abdominal ultrasound showed gallstone. Not pregnant (tested). No urq pain. Gallstone?
I almost always have diarrhea or loose stool in the morning and then sometimes during the day with stomach pain. Could this possibly be ibs?
IBS: Your symptoms could be secondary to ibs. However, ibs could only be diagnosed if all the other possible causes are ruled out. If you are having these chronic symptoms, you should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist to determine the cause. ...Read more
I have had loose stools every morning for as long as I can remember. I am a 32 year old woman. Is this ok?
Loose stool: Consider evaluation for food intolerances gluten, milk soy, (can avoid these food for a week and see what happens) or pancreatic insufficiency (do you get frequent bronchitis - may be a form of cystic fibrosis) or H pylori gastritis which ca nbe diagnosed via blood test of breath test. Would also check thyroid f/u /w/ doc ...Read more
Loose stools this morning? Not diarreah almost like diarreah was it because I was so stressed out the whole week of a test I had yesterday?
Doesn't sound: Serious! -- if it continues see pcp. ...Read more
For the last three weeks my son has had loose stools every morning. He drinks soy milk. What should I do?
Loose stools: As long as he is not having diarrhea and dehydration, loose stools are not an issue. But you can give him more potatoes, rice, and carotts to make his stools more formed. Yougurt also may help the intestinal flora and affect, in a good way the stools. We do not want him to have hard stools as they are not health. ...Read more
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
I have been having loose stools, almost like diarrhoea every morning. For as long as I can remember. Also smelly gas.
For 2 weeks I've had loose stools (type 6) in the morning and then I'm feeling fine the rest of the day. I am usually more constipated. Is it normal?
6 stools: Hello ~ if you DON'T normally have 6 stools in the AM, then its not normal. If the stools are normal consistency, less of a problem. If stools LOOSE more of a problem. Why not pay a visit to GP where he can take an extensive history to ensure there's no major problem. Thanks ...Read more
Took 1 immodium ad for loose stool this morning now worried that i'll be constipated tomorrow. How to get my body regular and prevent constipation?
Careful: With taking excess fiber, as too much fiber along with inadequate fluids can make the constipation worse. Milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) and a liquid diet only until passing stool is best. Then avoiding recurrent constipation requires 80-100 oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily with no more than 25 grams of fiber daily. If keeps recurring, you may need a colonoscopy if you haven't had one recently. ...Read more
Every morning for the past week I wake up with loose stool, every morning and I don't know why. I know I'm not pregnant and I haven't changed my eat?
I'm having issues with my bowl. Back and forth diarrhea and soft stool today it was pencil thin. Ever since my daughter was born 15 months ago I've been having diarrhea and or loose stool every morning. I had a stool test and blood tests taken both ar
See a doctor: You have been issues for some time now. I'd recommend you have an appointment with a physician for further discussion in person. ...Read more
Did a blood and poop test everything was normal (not STD test) I do loose stool every morning kinda like diarrhea. Std/hiv? 25days vaginal sex only
There are many potential answers. Wonder if this happens after you have consumed dairy in the morning such as milk in the cereal. If so, you may have lactose intolerance for which lactaid milk or taking lactase tablets may provide the solution.
If not, provide more details. It is however not std. ...Read more
Loose watery stool every morning, once per day. I feel perfectly fine, no pain, no fatigue. What could it be?
Need more info: Is it related to a particular food? Any recent weight loss? Any blood or mucus in stool? Loose stool can be a sign of many different conditions. ...Read more
I had loose watery stools this morning and it happened about 4 or 5 times within an hour and that's it. Stomach still rumbles, what is going on?
It seems without examining you that you may be having viral gastroenteritis, you need to make sure you drink plenty fluids to prevent dehydration and give your bowels some rest
but if it persists consult your doctor as it can be due to bacterial infection like e coli. Shigela, salmonela etc.
But fluid replacement is to prevent dehydration is the key. ...Read more
I had a stomach bug of some sort 4weeks ago and continue to have loose stools or diarrhea almost every morning. I am anxious and scared.
See a doctor: This should be fairly easy to diagnose with a stool specimen and a history and physical exam. There are several easy to treat GI infections you may have gotten. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I have sharp upper stomach pain. It feels like it is tightening in my back and chest area. I'm thinking could it be gas. I did have a loose stool morning I am 38 weeks pregnant also. Do you think It's gas or I am going into labor.
Loose very watery stool every morning soon after waking for the last few weeks. Sometimes twice. No blood. Very mild tummy pains during the day.?
Among other causes: Self-limited diarrhea and abdominal pain typically reflect a "24-hour bug" or staph food poisoning. We can't comment as to cause here however given the limited context you provided but, your diarrhea sounds more persistent and is accompanied by recurrent discomfort so, evaluation is certainly in order. ...Read more
Hello. 26/male. My problem is excessive flatulence, bloating and occasionally loose foamy stools early in the morning for a few months. No blood/mucus?
Thank you for informing about your residence in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
See an Internist for possible Diagnosis of-Traveler’s diarrhea, Food allergies, Food reactions, Lactose intolerance, Gastroenteritis, Malabsorption, Amoebic dysentery, Giardia, Hookworm infection, or Irritable bowel disease; have tests and treatment.
Fried and fatty foods
Cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage
Beans, legumes ...Read more
Loose stools for 2 weeks 2 weeks back, I was woken up by the need to go in the morning and the feeling is like I ate something wrong (mildly nauseous?
Loose stools: Diarrhea of this duration suggests a possible need for further history and study of the stools with culture, exams for ova and parasites, etc. Go and be seen. Best wishes. ...Read more