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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

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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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?

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

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Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.

Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chills, intense nausea ; vomiting with profuse watery diarrhea. ...Read more

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Is loose stool normal after eating salad?

Is loose stool normal after eating salad?

YES: Salad is uncooked vegetable with high fiber. It draws fluid from the intestinal wall into the lumen. Sometimes too much salad intake can cause diarrhea, and you would see undigested salad in the stool. ...Read more

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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

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

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Stomach cramps sudden ergency of using restroom loose stool. Had a bad salad Tuesday was ok yesterday. Today same symptoms stomach bug?

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 more

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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?

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

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Had gall bladder operation last week.Since yesterday having loose stools although i'm still eating light, bland food. Please help.

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 more

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What causes occasional boughts of loose stools..Some watery a man late 60...These boughts happen mostly a few minuter after eating....?

What causes occasional boughts of loose stools..Some watery a man late 60...These boughts happen mostly a few minuter after eating....?

Many: Ibs, inflamatory bowel disease, infections, side effects of meds especially some meds like antibiotics and some otc supplements. Just to name a few. You need labs , stool sample and probably a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I feel sick and queasy and often have loose stools after eating beef, what might it be?

I feel sick and queasy and often have loose stools after eating beef, what might it be?

Gall bladder: Do you have diarrhea and abdominal pain after the fatty food ? It can be due to gall bladder problems You should get evaluated and may need a Ultrasound ...Read more

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Loose stools, weight loss over a stone but eating twice as much as i used to, dew to not smoking anymore ?

Loose stools, weight loss over a stone but eating twice as much as i used to, dew to not smoking anymore ?

Unlikely: Congratulations on quitting smoking. That is unlikely to be the cause of your symptoms. It could be an over active thyroid or celiac disease or some form of malabsorption. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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My toddler lips turns purplish blue. she's had loose stools. no fever eating fine?

My toddler lips turns purplish blue. she's had loose stools. no fever eating fine?

Be seen now: Have infant seen as soon as you read this. May be an emergency with lips turning blue. To ER or call 911 if lips are blue or any breathing distress. ...Read more

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I have pain on my lower right of belly button the pain is worse after eating. Also have nausea and now loose stools?

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

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Constipation, loose stools, white specks in stool. I am always hungry. Could I have a tapeworm? I don't remember eating anything uncooked...

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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