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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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Does red wine cause diarrhea?

Does red wine cause diarrhea?

If allergic: Red wine can cause diarrhea as a symptom of allergy to the wine. This would usually be accompanied by nasal congestion, and flushing ...Read more

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I'm at the end of my period and have also been drinking a lot of red wine, I'm having diarrhea which is black and slimy?

I'm at the end of my period and have also been drinking a lot of red wine, I'm having diarrhea which is black and slimy?

Black stool: If your diarrheal stool is not mixed with your menstrual blood and you are indeed passing black stools, a serious cause could be bleeding from high in the gastrointestinal tract(esophagus, stomach or duodenum). Other causes of black stool are taking iron supplements or peptobismol. If you have any weakness or concerns about gi bleeding, go to the hospital emergency room for prompt care. ...Read more

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Drinking red wine and mixing it with red bull . Is this dangerous? My sister drinks 5 or 6 glasses a day. Will this cause diarrahea?

Drinking red wine and mixing it with red bull .  Is this dangerous? My sister drinks 5 or 6 glasses a day.  Will this cause diarrahea?

Yes..: Yes it could cause diarrhea but more importantly mixing drinks like this can be dangerous and 5 to 6 glasses a day seems to be excessive. I would suggest she seek some help to stop. ...Read more

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Why is red wine is so good for you?

Antioxidants: Red wine ( a little better that other wines) has the antioxidants (flavonoids and resveratrol) from the grape and the positive effects of alcohol in small amounts. No more of two cups a day for males and one for women and no more than five times a week helps to prevent hear attacks. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/111/2/e10.full. ...Read more

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Is drinking red wine allowed wen taking tabs?

Is drinking red wine allowed wen taking tabs?

Alcohol: Many medications warn against alcohol use, ask your pharmacist if this is so with your current medications. You can also consult the prescribing doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of having red wine?

Has antioxidants: There is evidence that those who have about 1 drink of alcohol a day have better health than those who don't drink at all or who drink larger amounts, with lower risk of heart disease, cancer & alzheimer's. Red wine may be the healthiest choice because it contains proanthocyanidans, which are antioxidant flavonoids. See http://www.Huffingtonpost.Com/2011/10/19/red-wine-health_n_1018934.Html. ...Read more

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Red wine effects constipation?

Red wine effects constipation?

All: Forms of alcohol, beer whiskey wine are diuretics and dehydrate especially if taking alot. The dehydration does in deed contribute to constipation. Red or white wine, makes no difference. ...Read more

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Does red wine help with the flu?

Does red wine help with the flu?

Red Wine does not: Cure the flu. If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing. ...Read more

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Does red wine cause constipation?

Does red wine cause constipation?

Any: Form of alcohol is a diuretic meaning you lose more fluid than you take in and hence excess especially when combined with caffeine excess can lead to dehydration and constipation. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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