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What Is The Result Of Stool Fecal Leucocytes In Gastroenteritis
Ate steamed oysters 12/6. Entered hosp. On 12/8 with severe viral gastroenteritis. Still having loose, yellow stool. Normal for situation?
14 year old girl had gastroenteritis for 8 days now. Black spots in her Stool. She ate dragonfruit yesterday. What is the cause of black spots?
Gastroenteritis: Dragon fruit, as you know, has small black seeds in it -- I wonder what are the 'size' of these black spots in her stool? Black stool can mean blood (when it's black like asphalt), and sometimes a medication (iron or peptobismol) can lead to dark color. 8 days seems like a long time to have gastroenteritis - I would suggest seeing a doctor to get the proper diagnosis and create the best treatment. ...Read more
I have seen brown thin string in my stool twice now, is it worms and should I see a doctor? Ive just returned from Cyprus where I had gastroenteritis
Had a bout of gastroenteritis ladt week. Now my stool has a white mucus in it. Any cause for concern?
Yes: This is likely inflammatory exudate from something other routine gastroeneteritis. ...Read more
Loose stool for 16 days. Called dr he said sounded like gastroenteritis said to take imodium (loperamide). It helped at first but watery stools are back.
Repeat; get checked: You can try the Imodium (loperamide) for another day. If no relief, then see your clinician again. Have you recently taken antibiotics? If so, you may have C. dificile infection and require a different antibiotic to clear the diarrhea. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 6 yo daughter has acute gastroenteritis (foul smelling watery stool). No fever. No other c/o. Family w similar. Studies show pepto may help but there are concerns about reyes. What say u all?
My 3 year old has pale/clay coloured stool following an episode of gastroenteritis. She has distended abdomen but non tender and no vomiting now why?
Resolving stomach fl: She is on the way to recovery. Her distended abdominal may be due to gas as a result of her infection. ...Read more
I have horrible smelling bowel movements and gas after gastroenteritis. Stool looks a little loose. It has been about 8 days. Muscle weakness too. ??
Gastroenteritis: I don't think that the horribly smelling stool is of concern but the loose stools of viral gastroenteritis usually resolve after a week although it can be followed by an irritable bowel syndrome. If significant diarrhea is prolonged the stool should be cultured to check for pathogens that need treatment. In the meantime avoid harsh roughage,take kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrhea : Viral gastroenteritis may last up to a week, make you your child is drinking pedialyte or other electrolyte containing drinks. Slowly and gradually the stool consistency will become normal. Brat diet can be helpful. Stop all juices. If no improvement after a week better see his doctor. ...Read more
Not abnormal: After having a viral syndrome affecting your digestive tract, it may take a while before your bowels return to their previous pattern. Try to be patient, and gradually increase your diet when you are feeling better. Call your doctor if you have black stools or blood in your stools. Good luck. ...Read more
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