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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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My one year old just started drinking milk. He's fine with 2%. But when he drinks whole milk he got bad gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash.

My one year old just started drinking milk. He's fine with 2%. But when he drinks whole milk he got bad gas pains, loose stools and bad diaper rash.

Normal: This can be normal. It is recommended that children at 1 year be drinking whole milk. Unlikely due to lactose intolerance since he can already drink 2% milk fine. ...Read more

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When I eat eggs or waffles or drink milk products I have loose stools and the feeling of having to go all the time?

When I eat eggs or waffles or drink milk products I have loose stools and the feeling of having to go all the time?

More food diary: I would suggest you keep track of a more consistent, thorough food diary to see what other foods you are reacting to. Is there pattern of dairy? gluten products? You could also try a lactose free diet for two weeks to see if that helps the situation. ...Read more

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2, 5 y.o. boy had loose stools, 2 per day (6 bristol scale) for 2 weeks, no other symptoms. Warm weather, he drink much watter than usual. It is normal?

2, 5 y.o. boy had loose stools, 2 per day (6 bristol scale) for 2 weeks, no other symptoms. Warm weather, he drink much watter than usual. It is normal?

Normal variation: Since your child is acting well, the stools that you observe could be from a change in diet or from an increase in water as you describe and especially if there was an increase in juice or sweetened beverages. If there is fever, cramping, abdominal pain, or blood in stools, further assessment would be recommended. ...Read more

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I drink 2 to 2.5 litres water a day. When I increase intake of water I got loose stools. Is it due to water intake or some other reason?

I drink 2 to 2.5 litres water a day. When I increase intake of water I got loose stools. Is it due to water intake or some other reason?

Here are some...: Glad you identified the connection between water drinking and stool consistency. So, adjust lifestyle accordingly. To help understand the reality and debate on water drinking, please read article in http://formefirst. Com/waterdrink. Html. Besides, of course, watch what you might have consumed and lifestyle so hoping to unveil other additional potential factors for loose stool. More? Seek counseling ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Does drinking alcohol cause loose stools?

Alcohol malabsorptio: Diarrhea, weight loss and osteoporosis are prominent symptoms and clinical signs of alcoholism. One of several possible factors causing this clinical picture is small intestinal damage leading to malabsorption alcohol inhibits the breakdown of nutrients into usable molecules by decreasing secretion of digestive enzymes from the pancreas (2). Alcohol impairs nutrient absorption by damaging the cell. ...Read more

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2yr old with cough, green loose stools and poor appetite x 2 days. Drinking OK. Virus? Wait it out or take him in?

2yr old with cough, green loose stools and poor appetite x 2 days. Drinking OK. Virus? Wait it out or take him in?

If stable, wait: This presentation is almost always viral. So long as water intake is OK and your child doesn't become listless all should be well. I presume you know about the BRAT diet. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 40 and scared I've got panceatic cancer I've had loose stools on and off for about 6 weeks and now there yellow I also drink alcholo a lot?

Hi I'm 40 and scared I've got panceatic cancer I've had loose stools on and off for about 6 weeks and now there yellow I also drink alcholo a lot?

Pancreatitis: The story of loose yellowish stools is sign of steatorrhea. Here there is no pancreatic juice function to dissolve and absorb fat that can be measured by radioactive triolein. Also here is obstruction of bile duct. Steatorrhera not common with pancreatic Ca. More ilkely pancreatitis from common duct stone. Need ERCPand bx of pancreas duct and CAT scan of abdomen. ...Read more

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My 2 year old woke up vomiting foamy white saliva. She has no fever or diahrea but won't eat or drink?

My 2 year old woke up vomiting foamy white saliva. She has no fever or diahrea but won't eat or drink?

Could be seizure: Sounds like possible seizure after a fever;sometimes if a fever it can happen, but maybe just a cold/cough but the white foamy saliva is different, if any wheezing or cough go to er for further test like a chest X-ray. She may have inhaled a food particle and trying to cough it up. Or may have bronchitis, . Sounds like you need to get her evaluated in an er, especially if trouble breathing ...Read more

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What to do after onset of food poioning? The vomitting has stopped, the diahrea continues. Vomitting started with in 6 hours and the episode started about 20 hours ago. What should I eat, drink, not eat or not drink; medicine? How about asprin?

What to do after onset of food poioning? The vomitting has stopped, the diahrea continues. Vomitting started with in 6 hours and the episode started about 20 hours ago. What should I eat, drink, not eat or not drink; medicine? How about asprin?

You: You may wish to start with clear liquids like broth, clear juices (not acidic) for the first 12 hours. If you start vomiting again with liquids or you are not keeping up with the fluid loss through your bowel, you may need to go to the emergency room for intravenous hydration. Do not recommend that you take Aspirin as if can be tough on the GI tract. If you are working hard to keep up with hydration but find yourself feeling dizzy, especially when getting up from lying down or sitting, feel faint, find that your resting pulse rate is acclerated well above a hundred; you may need to be seen. I would avoid dairy, meats and vegetables intially. Might wish to start bland - like toast or rice. ...Read more

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What causes Diarrhea in a 31 year old male I exercise every day eat two fried eggs for breakfast steak for lunch and dinner?

What causes Diarrhea in a 31 year old male I exercise every day eat two fried eggs for breakfast steak for lunch and dinner?

Food allergy: If every day you eat the same foods and have diarrhea perhaps you are allergic to the eggs, steak etc. Consider eliminating something to determine if you still have diarrhea. If diarrhea disappears after eliminating something from your diet this could be your answer. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son poops about 5 to 6 times a day. Not diarrhea but a soft stool. This has been going on for awhile. He also doesn't eat much. Normal?

My 2 year old son poops about 5 to 6 times a day. Not diarrhea but a soft stool. This has been going on for awhile. He also doesn't eat much. Normal?

Soft poop: If you have him on juice, the fructose sugar in the juice is giving him soft stools. Also, at this age children's appetite diminishes because he doesn't need the calories that he needed in the first year of life ...Read more

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My 3 year old has diarrhea, this will be the 2nd day. I make sure she drinks plenty liquids but what can I do to help with tummy pain and the diarrhea?

My 3 year old has diarrhea, this will be the 2nd day. I make sure she drinks plenty liquids but what can I do to help with tummy pain and the diarrhea?

Gastroenteritis: You can apply a heating pad to the abdomen for comfort. Also can eat things like white rice, applesauce, banana to make the stools solid. Anti-diarrheal meds not recommended in children this age. ...Read more

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What is hand, foot and mouth disease, its symptoms and how to fix it? The baby boy is 1 year old and he doesn't want to eat or drink. We have to force him and he has at least once a day blow outs of diarrhea. He has a small rash on one side of his mouth a

What is hand, foot and mouth disease, its symptoms and how to fix it? The baby boy is 1 year old and he doesn't want to eat or drink. We have to force him and he has at least once a day blow outs of diarrhea. He has a small rash on one side of his mouth a

Hand,: Hand, foot, and mouth is a viral disease cause by coxsackievirus. It often is accompanied by a rash and cold symptoms but the main symptoms are ulcers that can appear anywhere on the body. In a 1 year old, the most likely location is in the mouth, especially on the tonsils and the back of the throat. Typically the symptoms last about 4-5 days and treating the discomfort with tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen is reasonable. Also make sure you are encouraging fluids, even if the appetite is low because it hurts to swallow you want to make sure he is staying hydrated. ...Read more

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Why do have diarrhea about 30 minutes after I eat? This has been going on for about a year.

Why do have diarrhea about 30 minutes after I eat? This has been going on for about a year.

Irritable bowel: The urge to defecate after eating is a normal reflex, however having loose bowel movements is an indication of a problem. Seek evaluation from your primary care. Medical help is available. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I get diarrhea every time I eat there is no pain any where but it happens within 5 minutes of eating it has been going on for almost a year any ideas?

I get diarrhea every time I eat there is no pain any where but it happens within 5 minutes of eating it has been going on for almost a year any ideas?

IBS: This is most likely an irritable bowel syndrome. Can you relate the symptoms to specific foods? Taking an antispasmodic medication like bentyl (dicyclomine) 1/2 hour before meals often prevents the gastrocolic reflex from being overactive and thus makes postprandial diarrhea less likely. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to diagnose and treat this problem. ...Read more

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My 7 year old has diarrhea now for 5 days and now there's blood in his diarrhea. He is drinks fluids and seems ok.

My 7 year old has diarrhea now for 5 days and now there's blood in his diarrhea. He is drinks fluids and seems ok.

Blood is not ok: Sounds like you should take your little guy in for an office visit. Could just be blood from his buttocks getting inflamed from wiping a lot, but if the blood is really in the poop, he probably should have some stool tests done. There are only a few diarrheal illnesses that tend to cause blood in the stool. Get him checked. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

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