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Loose Stools When Eating Salad
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
I recently started having some loose stools that are black. I don't take iron or anything. I have ate a lot of salad lately. Not sure what's wrong?
Stools that are black: Green Food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completely. Green leafy vegetables, green food coloring, such as in flavored drink mixes or ice pops, iron supplements. Light-colored, white or clay-colored A lack of bile in stool. This may indicate a bile duct obstruction. Certain medications, such as large doses of bismuth subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) and other anti-diarrheal drugs. ...Read more
Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.
Is loose stool always unhealthy? I drink a lot of water and eat a lot of salad. I also take around 700mg of vitamin C a day
Not always: Generally loose stools mean that things are moving relatively quickly through your intestines, which water and salad would encourage.700mg of vit. C is unlikely to affect this. Conversely, hard dense stool has spent a long time transiting the intestines. In general, it is healthier to have food and waste move quickly thru the GI tract than linger too long, so loose stools are often not a problem. ...Read more
Stomach cramps sudden ergency of using restroom loose stool. Had a bad salad Tuesday was ok yesterday. Today same symptoms stomach bug?
Gastroenetritis.: Did you have Total Colectomy? And why? With Colon partial or total removal and Gall bladder removal you are prone to loose BM. Stomach cramps and sudden loose stool may not be due to your medical condition. BUt Salad after more than 36 hours would not cause this problem. Drink electrolyte water and do not eat solid food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can adding to much fiber at once cause loose stools, and i've been eating 2 cups of activia yogurt a day plus I have a cold?
Stools: The character and consistency of stools may change with alterations in dietary intake which change the colonic bacterial flora, but as long as this does not change the frequency of stooling, probably will resolve spontaneously if actually due to your changes in diet. On the other hand, the loose stools are more likely related to the virus producing your cold. If it keeps up, see a doctor. ...Read more
Had gall bladder operation last week.Since yesterday having loose stools although i'm still eating light, bland food. Please help.
No restrictions.: After your gall bladder is removed, you really don't have any dietary restrictions. About 30% of women who have gall bladder removal will have post meal urgency, which is an aggressive urge to have a bowel movement soon after meals. This is not due to the absence of the gall bladder. It is self limited, but if it persists longer than one likes, try imodium (loperamide). Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes occasional boughts of loose stools..Some watery a man late 60...These boughts happen mostly a few minuter after eating....?
Can fruit cause loose stools? I've been eating apples red grapes & strawberries lately and noticed loose stools.
Soft Stools & Fruit: Yes, of course. Fruit, especially in abundance is well known to cause a softening of the stool. ...Read more
Will eating toothpaste with sodium fluoride and triscolan affect your stool test results(Like two hours before)? Especially if loose stools.
I have had loose stools the last 4+ days, feel tired, don't feel like eating, and am nauseous frequently. I do have IBS. what could this be?
A flare of IBS?: Taking clear liquids only for 24 hours can give your intestines a chance to rest. Stay hydrated. Ask your doctor who treats your INS for further recommendations. ...Read more
Loose stools, weight loss over a stone but eating twice as much as i used to, dew to not smoking anymore ?
I stopped eating fast food restaurants for months 2 days ago I ate a burger I got pain on my intestines & now I like loose stools I don't eat big meal?
Diarrhea: There are many possible causes and explanations for your symptoms, but answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more
I have pain on my lower right of belly button the pain is worse after eating. Also have nausea and now loose stools?
Need evaluation: How long have you had these symptoms? Have you lost weight? Has there been any blood in your stools? If you have had the symptoms for more than two weeks or if you had blood in stool or lost weight, please see your doctor at your earliest to exclude inflammation in the intestine. ...Read more
Constipation, loose stools, white specks in stool. I am always hungry. Could I have a tapeworm? I don't remember eating anything uncooked...
Tape worm: Can sometimes present as white specks in stool.Possible causes can be increased mucus in the stool because of irritation of the gastrointestinal tract or infections. Some foods can cause this. A gallstone when passed could have this coloration. Stool ova ; parasite through your doctor can determine if there are broken off segments of tapeworms. ...Read more
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