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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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My husband is having bloody diarrhea and severe pain in lower abdomen what is this he had an attack 2wks ago but we thought it was a virus but now it's back and so much worse

There : There are many causes for the condition you've described. They can include infections like salmonella, chronic inflammatory conditions like ulcerative colitis, insufficient blood flow to the intestine, benign or malignant tumors, diverticulitis, and so on. The fact that it went away for two weeks and then came back would argue against an infection, but any of the other conditions i've listed could still be going on. This definitely sounds like a situation that warrants a visit to the doctor. It might even be reasonable to go to your local emergency department since this is the start of a three-day weekend and your regular doctor may not be available. I suspect your husband will need a colonoscopy and perhaps a ct scan. ...Read more

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Can severe pain in my lower right abdomen with cramping &bloody diarrhea be ovarian cancer? Had all gastro tests, all negative.

Can severe pain in my lower right abdomen with cramping &bloody diarrhea be ovarian cancer? Had all gastro tests, all negative.

Abdominal Pain: I still bet on a digestive disorder, such as diverticulitis, an infectious agent, causing a type of dysentery, or a type of inflammatory bowel disease. Ovarian cancer would be very unlikely to present that way, but it certainly wouldn't hurt to have your gynecologist perform a thorough abdomino-pelvic exam. Sometimes amebic dysentery, salmonella, or a shigella are hard to pick up. ...Read more

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Bloody diarrhea and abdominal pain. How do I treat this quickly?

Bloody diarrhea and abdominal pain. How do I treat this quickly?

See below: Bloody diarrhea and abdominal pain can be signs of a serious infection or intestinal condition. You uld be checked out by your md. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy a yr ago came back neg but still having abdominal pains bloody diarrhea fatigue no insurance what do I do?

Colonoscopy a yr ago came back neg but still having abdominal pains bloody diarrhea fatigue no insurance what do I do?

Dietary modification: You can try a gluten free diet. Colonoscopy are not sensitive or specific when the symptoms are diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease can cause your symptoms. If you go to a gastroenterologist, they will most likely start with dietary modification, like a gluten free diet. If insurance coverage becomes less of an issue, you need a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Dioerreha 3 times last Mon and 9 times this Mon with stomach cramps +mucus . Loose stools every day. Didn't go both Sundays could it be conspiation?

Dioerreha 3 times last Mon and 9 times this Mon with stomach cramps +mucus  . Loose stools every day. Didn't go both Sundays could it be conspiation?

Diarrhea: There are many causes of diarrhea. This does not sound like constipation. Yours is associated with cramping and mucus. As this has been going on for 2 weeks, see your doctor for further evaluation to help sort out the cause. All the best and thank you for using Health Tap. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and diarhea for 4 days. Creamy yellow oily loose stools. What does this mean?

Stomach cramps and diarhea for 4 days. Creamy yellow oily loose stools. What does this mean?

Sounds like: a fat malabsorbtion problem which can be associated with a number of enteric viral infections! Check with your Primary Medical Care Provider if symtoms persist! In the meantime avoid fatty foods!! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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UTI 4 2 wks. Doc put me on antibiotic and pain med & now with no appetite, bloody diarrhea when I do eat, nausea, headache, upper abdomen pain, fatigu?

UTI 4 2 wks. Doc put me on antibiotic and pain med & now with no appetite, bloody diarrhea when I do eat, nausea, headache, upper abdomen pain, fatigu?

Call your Dr. ASAP!: These are not normal findings when treating a UTI for 2 weeks, and with your advil (ibuprofen) and abdominal pain, and bloody diarrhea, this spells trouble! Need to find source of bleed and stop it! If no Dr. got immediately to urgent care center or ER. You don't want to get anemic from blood loss, and dehydration on top of it. Get help! ...Read more

Bloody Diarrhea (Definition)

Bloody diarreha results when the intestinal wall is irritated. You will see red blood in your poop. This can be from an infection, chronic disease, or trauma. If you develop bloody diarrhea with or without fever go to your ...Read more


Dr. Ira Katz
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Bacterial Dysentery (Definition)

Dysentery is severe diarrhea with passage of mucous and blood. Bacterial dysentery is dysentery caused by enteric pathogenic bacteria such as shigella, enteroinvasive ...Read more