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What Could Recurrent Vomiting And Diarrhea Mean
My daughter has recurrent d&v over past 3 weeks. Vomiting is pre-empted by sulphur burps and loose stools . She wakes in the night a violently vomits?
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
What do you suggest if my grandad's just been admitted to hospital for vomiting and diarrhea, what could this mean?
I vomited five times the first two times they were pink and now my vomit is yellow. What does this mean? I also have diarrhea
What does it mean if a client 2 weeks post right hemicolectomy suffers from diarrhea and vomiting?
What could it mean when I am throwing up black vomit, having black diarrhea, and my intestines are swollen? Intestines are hard to the touch
I : I hope you are better by now. Sorry it took so long to respond. Black vomit suggests bleeding in the stomach or just below the stomach. Abdominal pain plus the vomiting do make me concern about a bleeding ulcer or serious inflammation in your stomach. If you are have symptoms at this time, visit an emergency room or urgent care center to get checked out. ...Read more
6yr old w/ recurrent diarrhea/cramps/sometimes vomiting. After she goes potty, she is fine. Happens once evry 2-3wks. blood norm. Reg doc is stumped ?
Food diary.: Keep a food diary and see if anything in particular might set this off. Avoid splenda (sucralose), sorbitol (gummy candies, sugar-free gum), too. If your doc is stumped, get a referral to a pediatric gastroenterologist, since this is certainly not normal! ...Read more
I have vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea. Upper/lower scopes, ok. Stool test ok but "Normal enteric flora not present". What does that mean?
Possib C. Diff Colit: There's a condition called C. Diff colitis, when exposure to antibiotics or other "toxins" wipes out the usual bacteria (enteric flora) present in your intestines. When this happens, a bacteria called C. Diff can overgrow, causing colitis (colon inflammation). Usually, C. Diff is detected on stool tests but you have to look for them specifically (C. Diff toxin EIA). Use HealthTap Prime or TTYD. ...Read more
Can your white blood count be off from having a bad stomach virus? Vomiting/ diarrhea? Or does that mean you have something else causing your symptoms
Limited usefulness: Unless one of the absolute counts is extremely far from the reference range or there are abnormal cells, white counts aren't helpful in working up the minor transient illnesses that folks get. You can raise you white count to 20000 (granulocytes mostly) by a 20 minute icy shower. ...Read more
I have diarrhea and have been throwing up all day the last time i threw up it was all green what does this mean ?
Bile..: You have vomited biliary material, not a risk of anything bad but you need to try to keep yourself hydrated. If the symptoms continue, they usually are gone in a day or so, see a doctor. ...Read more