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Probiotics: Probiotics might reduce your diarrhea related to antibiotics. Drinking fluids with electrolytes will prevent dehydration from the diarrhea but won't stop it. The diarrhea most frequently resolve once the antibiotic therapy is completed. If persists you may need a stool test. ...Read more
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
Diarrhea meds: Try not to take meds for diarrhea. Your body is trying to get rid of something - virus, bacteria or toxins and you do not want to keep them in. This is a temporary condition, fortunately. The Imodium (loperamide) will wear off. Meanwhile, drink 6-8 cups of fluid a day, plenty of fiber- fruits, vegetables, and exercise. For most people a bowel movement every 1-2 days is normal. ...Read more
Can stopping ibuprofen cause chronic diarrhea? Stopped taking it 2 mo. ago now bouts of stomachaches and diarrhea.
Should I stop taking Clarithromycin due to sideeffects? Severe nausea, belly aches, dizziness, headaches, bad taste, digestion. No diarrhoea
On rifaximin(1200mg/14days). had diarrhea but now consitpated/bloated and only poop mucus .vomiting cannot keep medicine down. should i stop taking it?
Medication reaction: You should stop the medication and seek follow up care with the provider who prescribed it ...Read more
Great question.: The answer is both yes and no.Fats and proteins are emulsified by bile and carbohydrates are broken down by amylase.The acid in the stomach is helpful for breaking down proteins, but mainly it kills bacteria and other potentially harmful things in your diet. You will still produce acid in response to eating, but in lesser quantities. Also acid is needed to catalyze bioavailable oxidation of iron. ...Read more
26/F. Would 10mg amitriptyline stop diarrhea in zollinger-ellison? Have chronic diarrhea x9 months. Gastro says IBS & amitriptyline stopped diarrhea.
Maybe he knows...: ...a thing or two about the gut! Amitriptyline is an old but commonly used medication for treatment of dysmotility associated with diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome. On the other hand, the diarrhea associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is more a maldigestion problem and amitriptyline will have little utility here. ...Read more
Taking zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg for 12 days. Start having bad headaches, nausea and vomiting, dry mouth, diarrhea, increase anxiety. Can I stop taking it now?
Check with doc: that prescribed it. It sounds like you're having side effects from it so you may need to stop it. ...Read more
I am experiencing rectal bleeding, unintentional weight loss, diarrhea (quality: bloody diarrhea) (severity: chronic diarrhea) , excessive sweatin...
See doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms warrant an evaluation. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Worsens toxin: Antidiarrheal medications prevent the toxin that has triggered the hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus) to pass in the stool. E coli 0157 is strongly associated with hus. Likewise antibiotics are not recommended for treatment of hus either – although hus is a serious illness, the therapy is considered “supportive” until recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it still viral gastroenteritis if diarrhea began BEFORE vomiting? Diarrhea for 3 hrs, then vomiting too, now just watery diarrhea. 27/F. Scared.
Yes, can be viral: The order of diarrhea and vomiting doesn't predict whether what you have is viral since can present both ways. Should you have bloody diarrhea or fever over 102 F then would go to your doctor. More than likely you have viral gastroenteritis and will run its course over 3 to 5 days. Can try some peptobismol ...Read more
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