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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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Stomach pain and vomiting fevers?

Stomach pain and vomiting fevers?

Stay hydrated: Lots of possibilities. Most commonly a "stomach bug" or perhaps food poisoning. These should be self-limited & only last a few days without blood in vomit, high fevers or other concerning sx. Most important to ensure hydration-small, frequent sips (no alcohol or caffeinated drinks). If your sx persist, your pain becomes severe, fevers get very high, blood in vomit, or you feel you need it, see doc. ...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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Pathophysiology of diarrhea and vomiting?

Complicated: This topic would require a small textbook to explain simply. You might want to get a textbook of pathophysiology and start reading. ...Read more

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Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea from watermelon?

Severe stomach cramps and diarrhea from watermelon?

If this consistently: Occurs - then it is important to stop eating the watermellon. In the mean time, consider ginger to quell your GI track. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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6 hours of abdominal cramping Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?

6 hours of abdominal cramping
Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?

See your physician: could be many things, but with 6 hours of cramping , would suggest you see your physician or go to the ER ...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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The symptoms are vomiting, chills, and constipation?

The symptoms are vomiting, chills, and constipation?

Diverticulites: You don't give me enough information to be very specific, important to know your age, length of time of symptoms and if there are associated abdominal pain. If you have abdominal pain and it's worsening in the left lower quadrant we worry about diverticulites, in the right lower quadrant we worry about appendices ...Again if worsening see your doctor or go to the er. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Water diarrhea, vomiting stomsch, and back pain?

Water  diarrhea, vomiting stomsch, and back pain?

Need more info: This sounds potentially quite serious. In order to diagnose doctor would need full history, physical exam and perhaps some lab tests and imaging studies. See somebody today and bring a list of any and all symptoms. Hope you feel better quickly. ...Read more

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Severe stomache cramps with diarreaha and blood in stool?

Severe stomache  cramps with diarreaha and blood in stool?

Depends: If it has only been going on for less than 48 hours, and promptly goes away, then you may have a gastrointestinal virus. In this situation blood loss, electrolyte imbalances, and dehydration are the major concerns. If you have been having these symptoms for weeks or months, these could be signs of something serious like cancer. I recommend visiting your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Bloated stomach; nausea and pukish feelings after eating, followed by diarrhea. Are these symptoms of food poisoning?

Bloated stomach; nausea and pukish feelings after eating, followed by diarrhea. Are these symptoms of food poisoning?

Could be: This could be due to an illness caused by poorly cooked or contaminated food. However there many viruses and other microorganisms that can cause the same symptoms that come via another person or water source. ...Read more

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Treatment for diarrhea and vomiting?

Treatment for diarrhea and vomiting?

Hydrate: Could be a number of things and it is impossible to tell without more information. Because I do not have enough information, i would recommend you see your physician if this continues. In the brief description, it sounds like a some type of intestinal infection, say something like food poisoning. Make sure you stay hydrated. I know this can be hard with nausea, but it is paramount until appt. ...Read more

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Common cold with fever , bloating with gas severe nausea and vomitting?

Common cold with fever , bloating with gas severe nausea and vomitting?

Prob viral: Rest,take tylenol, (acetaminophen)plenty of fluids and a bland diet.sounds like a virus and will run its course. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

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


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more