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Omeprazole Green Stool
Probable coincidence: Green stool usually is caused by rapid transit - the stool moving through your bowels quickly. It is most likely that this was coincidence, and there is no documented "scientific" reason for this that I am aware of....However this is not the first time i've heard this. Eat plenty of fiber, drink plenty of water, and see if things don't work themselves out (no pun intended). ...Read more
My stool was green with what looked like a tiny bit of red in it. I've felt dizzy for 2 weeks. Doc had me on omeprazole for pos ulcer shuld I worry?
Green stool: you need to see a gastroenterologist. Stools should be checked for infectious diarrhea an blood. Green stool either represent ice of rapid transit. Possible bile salt diarrhea. Full work up is needed. Especially if accompanied by weight loss. This does not sound like mere ulcer ...Read more
Can Omeprazole cause light loose stool (lightest brown yellow it could possibly be). Started taking Friday - symptoms started on Monday.
Hi. I've been taking Omeprazole for about a month for acid reflux. Yesterday and today I had loose stools that were orange. Is this caused by the Rx?
I noticin Dat I hav mucus in my stool N Dat I'm feelin bloated every night I'm currently on Omeprazole But Idk If Its Helpin Me Wut Should i tel my GI?
Just what U told us!: Your physician can best help you when patient-doctor communication is frank, open, honest, and paints a complete picture of symptom onset, severity, location, circumstances, in the context of meals, activity, position, recurrences, what makes it better/worse. Jot down your thoughts and questions before your visit so you leave nothing out. ...Read more
I ve pain on left side of tummy [on and off for 2 years],had sigmodioscopy,stool test all normal,ultrasound,omeprazole doesn't help;what could it be?
Left stomach pain: I have seen individuals with a vaginal infection w/ mycoplasma/ ureoplasma have such pain. i treat with Zithromax or Doxycycline and Flagyl ( if not allergic to these) and I have seen the pain resolve. Mycoplasma and ureo are normal in the vaginal tract but at times overgrow and cause pain. rare other entities, spigelian hernia, Meckles, check for H pylori. Constipation bowel gas, foods. f/u w/ do ...Read more
I'm on omeprazole for what my doc thinks is GERD. Having right-side burning pain, some bloating, and unusual stools. Is this normal?
Gallbladder ?: A young patient with right sided pain,bloating,and some stool abnormalities should be considered as gall bladder disease patient.Would make GERD worse, due to the typical bloating assoc. with GB disease. Discuss with your doctor.Stay on low fat until sorted out. For you GERD,keep your weight down,don't lie down after eating,limit alcohol and tobacco. Good luck. ...Read more
When ever I eat anything it take me less than a minute to pass water stool am on librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) & omeprazole that will keep the food for at least 15 minutes?
Dumping syndrome?: Dumping syndrome implies bolus emptying of the stomach into the duodenum with associated release of digestive hormones & insulin. Metabolic, motility, anatomic (shunts of upper GI tract), & iatrogenic (drug side effects) factors are causative. Symptoms: flushing, sweating, dizziness, weakness, hypovolemia, passing out. Consider also gastro-colic reflex as seen in some Irritable Bowel Syndrome. ...Read more
Lot of burping/belching. Taking omeprazole-bicarb. Always had loose stools now much worse sometimes leads to vomiting. Colonoscopy/endoscopy clear?
I have had lack of appetite, feeling of fullness, gurgling stomach, loose stool for 2 weeks now. No pain at all. Doctor just gave me Omeprazole but for me 2 weeks with this is too much. Any thoughts?
Gatroenteritis: Two weeks of gurgling in stomach and loose stools suggest to me that you are suffering from an infectious condition of GI Tract called Gastroenteritis and usually gets better within 2to5 days if caused by viruses and sometimes with bacteria like E Coli,Shigela or Salmonela Since it is persisting for2 weeks it may be from parasites like Giardia or Ameba You can only diagnose by doing stool culture ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer