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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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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Stay well hydrated
Daily
Try a constipating diet
Daily
Try BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, and toast)
Daily
See a GI doctor
Once
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Have woken up in the middle of night with severe pain in left side of stomach,close to belly button, vomiting and diarrhea. no fever but do have chils?

Have woken up in the middle of night with severe pain in left side of stomach,close to belly button, vomiting and diarrhea. no fever but do have chils?

See a doctor: Acute gastroenteritis is usually viral, and chills would be a little unusual because it suggests that you are developing fever whether or not it could be measured. Best thing to do is to see a doctor if it does not abate in next day or two. In the meantime stay well hydrated. If you cannot, go to an ER. ...Read more

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Bad pains on left side of stomach kinda under rib cage. Diarrhea as soon as I eat and a lot of times it's white balls with strings and no brown. 3. We?

Bad pains on left side of stomach kinda under rib cage. Diarrhea as soon as I eat and a lot of times it's white balls with strings and no brown. 3. We?

Infection?: You may have a gastroenteritis or other type of GI infection, or a problem with digestion. Get seen by your physician as soon as you can. Good luck? ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Keep yourself well hydrated
Once
Don't take too many antidiarrheal meds, they can make condition worse
Once
if you don't improve within a couple of days, seek medical attention
Once
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I have nausea vomiting diarrhea fatigue body aches sore spot on left side of stomach below ribs?

I have nausea vomiting diarrhea fatigue body aches sore spot on left side of stomach below ribs?

GASTROENTERITIS: You probably have viral gastroenteritis.You need to replace fluids lost through GI tract to prevent dehydration, and get it checked by your family doctor to get something to stop nausea/vomiting and pain.If the nausea/vomiting persists you may need IV fluids. ...Read more

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Diarrhea is under control after BRAT diet, but now feel sharp pain in lower back and left side of the stomach, is it due to constipation ?

Diarrhea is under control after BRAT diet, but now feel sharp pain in lower back and left side of the stomach, is it due to constipation ?

Unlikely: From your history, you just got over diarrhea, so it is unlikely that your current symptoms are now due to constipation. More likely your symptoms are related to the same virus/infection that was causing your diarrhea or from introducing food too quickly after a diarrheal illness. Before eating a regular diet, continue with bland easy to digest non oily foods. Yogurt is helpful. Soup, rice etc ...Read more

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Treating Diarrhea (Checklist)

Replace lost fluid, ounce for ounce
Hourly
Make sure you're urinating
once
Don't drink high-sugar drinks
once
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more

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