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What is diarrhea a symptom of dehydration?

What is diarrhea a symptom of dehydration?

No but it can cause: Diarrhea is not a symptom of dehydration but if left untrated can lead to dehydration. ...Read more

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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How to treat diarrhea with cold like symptoms?

How to treat diarrhea with cold like symptoms?

Sx relief: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. Sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Rest. ...Read more

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What are Red flag symptoms Associated with Diarrhea?

What are Red flag symptoms Associated with Diarrhea?

Bloody diarrhea,: Severe and persistent abdominal pain, intractable vomiting, high fever, dizziness, weakness, dehydration.Diarrhea can kill, especially vulnerable patients like infants and children, the sick and elderly. ...Read more

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Cause, effects, symptoms and treatments for diarrhea?

Cause, effects, symptoms and treatments for diarrhea?

Causes of diarrhea: First define the problem (soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea develops (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals/infections, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on the above. ...Read more

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What natural drink or remedy to stop or ease diarrhea symptoms?

What natural drink or remedy to stop or ease diarrhea symptoms?

Find cause first: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some effective drugs for entameba histolytica with symptoms including diarrhea?

What are some effective drugs for entameba histolytica with symptoms including diarrhea?

Metronidazole: Amebic colitis is treated with flagyl (metronidazole) 750mg. By mouth three times a day for 5-10 days followed by a luminal (phenobarbital) agent--paromomycin 30 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses per day for 5-10 days or diloxanide furoate 500 mg by mouth 3 times a day for 10 days. ...Read more

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Is there a specific condition with symptoms of constipation and diarrhea at the same time?

May be IBS?: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated w/ abdominal discomfort, altered /alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet & emotional stress play significant roles here in such patients. Need to rule out first inflammation, ischemia, & infection. ...Read more

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Can there be a specific health problem with symptoms of constipation and diarrhea at the same time?

Can there be a specific health problem with symptoms of constipation and diarrhea at the same time?

Yes: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) includes a spectrum of clinical presentations, including (1) diarrhea-predominant, (2) constipation-predominant, and (3) mixed type with alternating diarrhea and constipation. Mixed-type IBS sometimes respondes to fibercon tablets (calcium polycarbophil) 2 tabs twice a day. It is mportant to rule out lactose-intolerance and celiac disease. ...Read more

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My son was giving lead base water in school and now has diarrhea. What can I do to ease the symptoms?

My son was giving lead base water in school and now has diarrhea. What can I do to ease the symptoms?

Lead water: Hello ~ most important is HOW MUCH lead based water he had, and if a significant amount please have a blood lead level as this affects treatment. If not a lot treat symptomatically with kaopectate. I would avoid meds like imodium (loperamide) in this situation. Remember to keep hydrated. Use Bentyl (dicyclomine) for cramps. Thanks ...Read more

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My husband has black powdery liquid diarrhea. No other pain or symptoms. Should I be concern does he need to go emergency room?

My husband has black powdery liquid diarrhea. No other pain or symptoms. Should I be concern does he need to go emergency room?

NOT good if melena: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Stop any nsaid's he's taking & call his doctor right away for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having diarrhea and constipation for the last couple of months. What medication can I take to make these symptoms go away?

I've been having diarrhea and constipation for the last couple of months. What medication can I take to make these symptoms go away?

Gastroenteritis: Rather than taking medication it is more important to find out what is going on. For this you will need to see a doctor who should obtain stool samples after a detailed history and physical exam. This may be irritable bowel syndrome, infection with giardia lamblia or half a dozen other possibilities. Go soon and do not neglect this. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wife is on antibiotics which have caused a lot of diarrhea. What can we do to reduce this symptom? Already taking lots of yogurt.

Probiotics: Consider a probiotic that contains both lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacter. Consult with your physician for additional testing to rule out c difficile infection as a cause of diarrhea. ...Read more

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I've got a virus and one symptom is diarrhea. I have it frequent. Sometimes I need to go three times within the same few minutes. When see a dr?

I've got a virus and one symptom is diarrhea. I have it frequent. Sometimes I need to go three times within the same few minutes. When see a dr?

How long?: How many days have you been ill? You want to make sure you are hydrated, so if you feel like you cannot keep enough liquid down then see your MD. If you are also urinating then you are probably ok. The electrolytes lost with diarrhea are sodium chloride and potassium. ...Read more

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3 day BRAT after 9 days diarrhea. No other symptoms really. Now morning bm, sparse/pencily/slightly formed but feeling kind of constipated. Normal?

3 day BRAT after 9 days diarrhea. No other symptoms really. Now morning bm, sparse/pencily/slightly formed but feeling kind of constipated. Normal?

Bowel movements: It is not unusual for it to take a while for the bowel movements to return to normal after a stretch of diarrhea. As you transition off of the brat diet, you should add more and more fiber to your diet until your stools are normal. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm struggling w/ cough & cold for 2 weeks now & I started having headaches & diarrhea. Am I showing symptoms for mers-cov? I came from uae & bahrain.

I'm struggling w/ cough & cold for 2 weeks now & I started having headaches & diarrhea. Am I showing symptoms for mers-cov? I came from uae & bahrain.

Not MERS: Typically mers gets much worse after 1 week. If you had it you'd be much sicker. Common things happen commonly and it's much more likely you have a normal viral illness. Consider going to the doctor if you are not better in a week. ...Read more

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I had gasteorentis two weeks ago and now I'm starting to get it again. What is going on. My symptoms are burning stomache/ gurgling. Diarrhea/vomitin?

I had gasteorentis two weeks ago and now I'm starting to get it again. What is going on. My symptoms are burning stomache/ gurgling. Diarrhea/vomitin?

Dietary changes: Increase fiber in your diet to add bulk to the stool and avoid foods that may irritate your stomach (caffeine, spicy, chocolate etc). It is possible you have inflammation of the stomach lining. If you still have symptoms after diet changes you might try antacids to calm the acid production. Do not lay down after meals and eat smaller portions at each sitting. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sunstroke?

What are the symptoms of sunstroke?

Overheating: Sunstroke occurs when you get dehydrated and run out of sweat, so that your body's thermostat can no longer keep your body cool. Your body relies on water evaporation to stay cool. As long as you drink plenty of water while you're outside, you're not going to get sunstroke. If you suddenly stop sweating, it's time to get in the shade and drink lots of fluids! ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of sunstroke?

What are the common symptoms of sunstroke?

Overheating: Sunstroke occurs when you get dehydrated and run out of sweat, so that your body's thermostat can no longer keep your body cool. Your body relies on water evaporation to stay cool. As long as you drink plenty of water while you're outside, you're not going to get sunstroke. If you suddenly stop sweating, it's time to get in the shade and drink lots of fluids! ...Read more

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Do symptoms of sun stroke include diarrhea?

Sunstroke: Diarrhea isn't usually a symptom of this, see this article:

http://www. Medicalnewstoday. Com/articles/266551.Php. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a common symptom in bulimia recovery?

Could be: Sometimes people who choose to purge do so because of sx (bloating) related to food intolerance. Gluten sensitivity may be evident. The diuarrhea may be evidence of that. Consider trial off, goluten and see if diarrhea resolve. More complex food elimination diet may be indicated. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

No: I am not sure if your statement of diarrhea is loose stools or true diarrhea. If you run true diarrhea for more than 4 days, you should be checked. ...Read more

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Can the first symptom of appendicitis be diarrhea?

Yes: Yes, even though classical presentation starts with anorexia and periumbilical pain, diarrhea may be the first symptom, especially in children. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms of travelers' diarrhea?

Diarrhea: Watery diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, weight loss, bloody diarrhea, weakness, vomiting, fever, chills, fainting. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Heat Stroke (Hyperthermia) (Definition)

A condition where your body temperature rises to 104-105 degrees (farenheit). Your body overheats as a result of exercising in very high temperatures. ...Read more


Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Sunstroke (Definition)

Sunstroke = sometimes fatal condition caused by excessive exposure to sun or heat. It can cause ^'ed body ...Read more