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Would to much splenda give you diarrhea.

Would to much splenda give you diarrhea.

Yes: Splenda is a sugar alcholol (sorbitol) and too much sugar alcohols such as sorbitol, xylitol, mannitol can lead to diarrhea.

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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 am having a diarrhea?

I am having a diarrhea?

Need more info: If it is an isolated event, you may take an immodium tablet or Pepto-bismol. If it does not abate in a day, it would be prudent to consult your doctor.

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How is diarrhea treated?

How is diarrhea treated?

Depends: That depends on the cause. In some cases, antibiotics or anti-parasitic drugs are needed. In others, it's just a matter of keeping hydrated until it runs its course.

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How come I have diarrhea?

We do not know: We do not know why you have diarrhea without getting a detailed history and physical examination diarrhea can be cause by 1viral, bacterial, protozoan infections of GI tract 2food poisonong 3lactose intolerance 4inflammatory bowel diaease 5antibiotics side effect and other drugs 6malabsorption syndrome so get it checked by your doctor to find the cause and appropriate treatment.

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What are the signs of diarrhea?

Watery BMs: That can be associated with abdominal cramps and/or fever and may have blood or mucus in it. Formally, more than 2 watery bms in a day.

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How to treat diarrhea?

How to treat diarrhea?

Cause?: Try to figure out what is causing your diarrhea. For symptom relief, start with immodium.

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How to treat diarrhea?

How to treat diarrhea?

BRAT diet: Bananas, rice, apples and toast. A simple low fat diet will help you get over it soon.

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Does pb8 help diarrhea?

Does pb8 help diarrhea?

Helps/prevents diarr: Acidophilus supplement s reintroduce beneficial bacteria into the GI system. It helps keep diarrhea/constipation under control, help counteracting lactose intolerance, help reducing internal gas and others. It is even more effective when good bacteria in gut are destroyed by use of antibiotics. Also commercial food processing destroy beneficial bacteria and pb8 helps replace these.

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Can Azo cause diarrhea?

Can Azo cause diarrhea?

Yes: Brad azo Gantrisin and generic sulfisoxazole with phenazopyridine. It is used for urinay tract infection. Beside diarrhea it also causes nausea, vomiting, upset stomach and headaches.

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Can eggs cause diarrhea?

Can eggs cause diarrhea?

Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms of diarrhea. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well!

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How to overcome diarrhea?

How to overcome diarrhea?

Depends: If new onset........ Peptobismol. If travel related, need different approach. If long standing need work up. See pmd.

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Do bananas cause diarrhea?

They could: Generally bananas are considered to be constipating. Any food can cause diarrhea in certain people.

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Diarrhea under 2 years old?

Diarrhea under 2 years old?

Hydrate....: It is important to make sure the child is drinking as much fluid as possible to replace the losses from the diarrhea. Please call the pediatrician to discuss this; there are many non-viral causes of diarrhea and you need to be sure what is happening here.

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Do cherries cause diarrhea?

Do cherries cause diarrhea?

In excess: Interestingly, if you eat cherries in excess you could develop either diarrhea or constipation.

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Does popcorn cause diarrhea?

Does popcorn cause diarrhea?

Not the popcorn: But the additional oil or buttery flavor could. Of course if you have an idiosyncratic sensitivity to corn, there is a remote possibility that the popcorn itself may c as use GI sympyoms.

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Does egg nog cause diarrhea?

Does egg nog cause diarrhea?

It can: Egg nog contains lactose which is poorly tolerated by many. It also has a lot of fat which can stimulate bowel activity to some degree.

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Can Gaviscon cause diarrhea?

Would be: Very unusual. Have never seen it in either my pharmacy or medical career. But one thing I have learned, is never say never!

Sugar Substitute (Definition)

Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed, they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia only the ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea = increased frequency of stools which ...Read more