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Periods of constipation and almost uncontrollable diarrhea?

Periods of constipation and almost uncontrollable diarrhea?

Time to get your: diet under control so you won't have signs or symptoms that are commonly seen in Irritable bowel syndrome, and work with your doctor to determine what is causing the problem; food allergies,processed, fried foods, sodas, sweets, methylation pathway issues, unable to break down or absorb nutrients, parasites such as candida, or microbial overgrowth (SBO), or life stressors affecting your digestion. ...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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Severe constipation after gastroenteritis, help?

Severe constipation after gastroenteritis, help?

Constipation: Start over the counter stool softeners. If it's getting worse and not getting better you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rectal bleeding, unintentional weight loss, diarrhea (quality: bloody diarrhea) (severity: chronic diarrhea) , excessive sweatin...

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

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What causes frequent diarrhea?

What causes frequent diarrhea?

Multiple causes: There are numerous possible causes for diarrhea including: bowel infection, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis ; crohn disease), irritable bowel syndrome, food poisoning, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, certain medications (antibiotics), artificial sweeteners, etc. Consulting a gastroenterologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Dizziness/weakness, vomiting, diarrhea. Started this evening. Stomach flu?

Gastroenteritis: It may not be the "flu" per se, but it sounds like you have a GI bug. Usually this is from a virus. For most people, the biggest risk is dehydration. Drink an electrolyte solution or make one yourself. Google "oral rehydration solution recipe". Otc meds like loperamide, used according to label instructions might be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes sudden upset stomach with constant diarrhea 10-20 min after eating. And vomiting before eating?

What causes sudden upset stomach with constant diarrhea 10-20 min after eating. And vomiting before eating?

Vomiting: I was going to suggest you may be having a strong reaction to gluten, dairy, or dome other food, but that would not explain the vomiting before you eat. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Severe abdominal pain associated with bowel movement alternating constipation and diarrhea anxiety insomnia weight and apatite loss whats wrong?

Severe abdominal pain associated with bowel movement alternating constipation and diarrhea anxiety insomnia weight and apatite loss whats wrong?

IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is likely. Chronic anxiety is complicating the issue. Try to identify offending foods. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you and give dietary advice(ex. Fodmap diet) and/or medication. See a psychologist or psychiatrist for stress management. Medication may also be prescribed for short term help. ...Read more

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Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Fever, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation. Cause?

Infectious: It is hard to know the exact cause but with these symptoms an infectious cause should be considered and ruled out as you may need treatment. Please seek evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Vomiting diarrhea freezing cold pains all over?

Vomiting diarrhea freezing cold pains all over?

Probable infection.: This could be a gastroenteritis, probably viral, but could also be due to eating bad food or other reasons. Initially, the most important thing is to not become dehydrated. I would not eat solid food, but I would try to drink as many liquids as you're able to tolerate. If you feel that you're getting dehydrated, or if your fever persists more than 24 to 36 hours, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can IBS cause extreme nausea, diarrhea, weakness, & fatigue?

Can IBS cause extreme nausea, diarrhea, weakness, & fatigue?

Possible, unlikely: If this is acute, more likely due to some intervening factor. Unpublished data suggests that eating 3 cups of unpasteurized yogurt a day may alleviate symptoms of IBS. Try it, cannot hurt. If your current symptoms continue see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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Recurring nausea, head/facial stiff pain, abdominal pain, tremors, constipation occasional diarrhea, extreme anxiety, trouble sleeping?

Recurring nausea, head/facial stiff pain, abdominal pain, tremors, constipation  occasional diarrhea, extreme anxiety, trouble sleeping?

Vague symptoms: You really need to be seen and evaluated by a primary care physician. Not all of these symptoms may be of the same cause or related to each other in any manner. You should make a list of each and every symptom, their frequency and association and take this with you to your doctor. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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Have diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, and runny nose?

Have diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, dizziness, and runny nose?

Could: be viral syndrome. Extra fluid intake,rest, OTC analgesics may be helpful otherwise medical evaluation ...Read more

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Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Constant loud stomach noises, abdominal cramping, occasional severe diarrhea, anxiety, sleeplessness, excessive mucus, acid reflux, frequent gas?

Intestine: You are having a problem somewhere in your intestine and it needs to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. Don't wait on this. Call for an appt. If it has been going on a long time, you may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What cause bloating, nausea, throwing up, diarrhea, fever to 101?

What cause bloating, nausea, throwing up, diarrhea, fever to 101?

Gastroenteritis: Generally may be due to one of several viral infections and this should clear within a day or so. The fever is a little higher than usual, and if this does not clear rapidly you need to see a doctor, since there are bacterial and parasitic causes which will require therapy. Stay well hydrated. If you cannot keep anything down see your family doctor asap. ...Read more

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Random bowl changes: sometimes diarrhea, sometimes constipation. Gurgling noises from stomach, and random, slight nausea episodes. ?

Random bowl changes: sometimes diarrhea, sometimes constipation. Gurgling noises from stomach, and random, slight nausea episodes. ?

IBS ?: If your diet is the problem, this could all get better with just a change in your food selection. I would try eating a diet with a good balance of carbs, unsaturated fats, and at least 50g of protein a day. You don't need a registered dietician to eat a balanced diet, but that will help. Your GP can suggest food choices if you need help, our Concierge site has GI doctors that can help as well ...Read more

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What could cause frequent bouts of vomiting and diarrhea?

Gastroenteritis: The most common cause is a virus. There are also some other causes, such as food poisoning, colitis, and other infections. If there is blood in your stool, or you become dehydrated, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes bouts of alternating constipation and diarrhea?

What causes bouts of alternating constipation and diarrhea?

At your age..: At your age a colon mass tops the list. Medication food follows next. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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