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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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I could always eat ice cream up until the past 1 year. Now I get diarrhea a few hours after eating it. Why would this be? What can I take?

I could always eat ice cream up until the past 1 year. Now I get diarrhea a few hours after eating it. Why would this be? What can I take?

Lactose intolerance: Sounds like you may have developed lactose intolerance. Try lactaid as directed before the ice cream. If continues, see your MD. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have acid reflex when I have ice cream or milk the burning starts mins. After I eat ice cream or milk not so much on cheese

I have acid reflex when I have ice cream or milk the burning starts mins. After I eat ice cream or milk not so much on cheese

This: This could be ulcer or reflux. Does not sound like lactose intolerance.
Try an antacid medication like prilosec. If the symptoms persist and endoscopy would be indicated to have a look in the stomach. ...Read more

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After eating ice cream, most of the time I get diarrhea shortly after eating it. What could be the possible reasons for this?

After eating ice cream, most of the time I get diarrhea shortly after eating it. What could be the possible reasons for this?

Lactose Intolerance?: It may be that your body is unable to process the lactose in milk products. Do you have teh same reaction to drinking milk or eating lots of cheese? It could also be that you are eating more ice cream at a time than you should or if you normally do not consume a lot of sugar, that could be causing the issue. You might also have an allergy to something in it-test by trying other flavors or see md. ...Read more

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What caused my diarrhea late night? Which 1? I had dentist appo. Given 6 pills AB. N had shawarma 4 lunch. Then 3 balls of strawberry ice cream 4 dinner.

What caused my diarrhea late night? Which 1? I had dentist appo. Given 6 pills AB. N had shawarma 4 lunch. Then 3 balls of strawberry ice cream 4 dinner.

Antibiotics & Dairy: Large amts of antibiotics needed pre-treatment for dental can cause mild diarrhea 1-2 days after taking them. Also, you could have an issue with dairy products when you eat a large amount on an empty stomach which could cause your symptoms. Further, you indicate you take antihistamines and often allergies can lead to diarrhea. If occasional, don't worry otherwise discuss with MD. ...Read more

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I have diarrhea every time I have dairy products like ice cream or cheese. I've never had a problem until the past 6 months. Do I see a doctor??

I have diarrhea every time I have dairy products like ice cream or cheese. I've never had a problem until the past 6 months. Do I see a doctor??

Lactose intolerance: You may be describing lactose intolerance. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/lactose-intolerance/basics/definition/con-20027906 & http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/tc/lactose-intolerance-topic-overview. Can you substitute other foods? Or consider reduced lactose products. Or OTC lactase eg Lactaid & Surelac (http://www. Drugs. Com/cdi/lactase. Html). See doc if no better. ...Read more

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Lactose intolerant or allergy? Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later (dont go that often)

Lactose intolerant or allergy? Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later (dont go that often)

Allergy/food poisoni: Usually 3 Lactaid tablets are sufficient for a scoop or two of ice cream in lactose intolerance thus your response is more likely from food poisoning (contamination) with milk allergy being less likely in the absence of any itching or hives. ...Read more

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Hi. What should be eaten after 1 day bout of diarrhea (6x bowel movement in one day)? When can I go back to eating ice cream? Is probiotics ok?

Hi. What should be eaten after 1 day bout of diarrhea (6x bowel movement in one day)? When can I go back to eating ice cream? Is probiotics ok?

Three questions..: Self-limited viral gastroenteritis, or recurring problem? Circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), duration? Probiotics good, as is dietary caution. ...Read more

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I had a little brown discharge and blood spotting. Later, I got diarrhea after I ate ice cream and more blood started coming out. My boyfriend and I hump with our clothes. When he ejaculates, it's always away from my vagina. I'm not pregnant, am I?

I had a little brown discharge and blood spotting. Later, I got diarrhea after I ate ice cream and more blood started coming out. My boyfriend and I hump with our clothes. When he ejaculates, it's always away from my vagina. I'm not pregnant, am I?

Brown discharge.: When was your last period? You are most fertile 2 weeks before your next period, in a 28 days cycle that is day 14. Blood can be period, infection, polyps, fibroids, or variation. Check your cycle and when you were expecting your period. HCG in 1 week may help if you do not get expected period. Consider use of long term birth control like IUD or implanon. f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Had loose stools for over 3 weeks...i have to relieve myself after I eat daily.

Had loose stools for over 3 weeks...i have to relieve myself after I eat daily.

Too long: I am sorry, you must feel uncomfortable. 3 weeks is a bit too long to say just a viral infection and I would try to have some stool studies done to see if you have an infection. If that is ruled out then other exams may need to be done.
In the mean time, it cannot hurt to take some acidophilus tablets to help replace your gut with the "good bacteria". You can get these in any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Y do I get sick after eating soft serve ice cream and not any other dairy products? No other foods affect me in this manner.

Y do I get sick after eating soft serve ice cream and not any other dairy products? No other foods affect me in this manner.

Lactose intolerance?: Would help to know what specific symptoms you are having. Many patients with lactose intolerance can tolerate varying levels of lactose. It is possible that that the soft serve ice cream may contain more lactose. Other possibility is that it contains some artificial color or other ingredient, not in other dairy products that you do not tolerate. Avoid soft serve ice cream or try different brand. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I eat ice cream my teeth get sensitive?

What does it mean when I eat ice cream my teeth get sensitive?

Many possibilities: Cold sensitive teeth can be due to many causes. Tooth decay, fracture or cracks in the tooth, recession of the gums exposing the root surface, a leaking filling, hypersensitive nerves in the teeth from consistent trauma such as bruxism, to name a few. The best answer is to see your dentist and seek his professional opinion. Sometimes a topical Fluoride gel used over time is helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me why when I eat ice cream my teeth get sensitive?

Can you tell me why when I eat ice cream my teeth get sensitive?

Tooth sensitivity: Is due to the exposure of dentin, the part of the tooth which covers the nerve. The common causes are the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. Other factors, such as a cavity, a cracked or chipped tooth, gum disease or a side effect of a dental procedure. The best way to find out why a teeth are sensitive is to have dental professional examine you and take x-rays. ...Read more

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Can I drink tea and eat ice cream? Or will I get a kidney stone?

Can I drink tea and eat ice cream? Or will I get a kidney stone?

Enjoy yourself: What you could do for yourself is stop reading "scare" internet pages. Most of your friends do both, and most do not have kidney stones. If you have some special concern, visit with your physician about this. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat cereal my lips get extremely itchy, and recently when I eat ice cream they get itchy as well.?

Whenever I eat cereal my lips get extremely itchy, and recently when I eat ice cream they get itchy as well.?

Itchy lips: It may be a mild allergy or hypersensitivity to something. The common denominator between the two items you mention is the milk. However it can be difficult to know without eliminating something. To start, switch from cow's milk to soy milk or rice milk. If no change you should consult your health care provider or an allergist. ...Read more

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I wanted to know which medicine is best to treat swelling of tonsils...I usually get fever when I eat something like an ice cream.

I wanted to know which medicine is best to treat swelling of tonsils...I usually get fever when I eat something like an ice cream.

Swelling/ infection?: For bacterial tonsillitis my favorite antibiotics are penicillin and clindamycin. The tonsils can swell for viral reasons as well. Getting a fever from eating ice cream does not make any clinical sense so I'm not sure what that is all about. ...Read more

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Why do I get a toothache whenever I eat something cold, like ice cream, or drink a hot beverage? This never used to happen but has been getting worse for a while now. Do teeth get more sensitive as we get older?

Why do I get a toothache whenever I eat something cold, like ice cream, or drink a hot beverage? This never used to happen but has been getting worse for a while now. Do teeth get more sensitive as we get older?

Pulpitis: If you are getting lingering pain to hot and cold stimuli, then you have a pulpitis, or inflamation of the pulp of a tooth. This would necessitate a root canal on the offending tooth.
As we get older, we may get more decay, fillings, crowns etc on a tooth. All these cumulative things traumatize the pulp and the result can be a pulpitis. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? Besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

What are good foods to eat after having a wisdom tooth extraction so particles won't get in the socket? Besides yogurt, ice cream, soup mashed potatos

Ensure, etc: Smoothies, shakes, nutrition drinks (Ensure, etc) are good too...just don't use a straw for the first few days as it may cause the blood clot to come out and can result in a dry socket. And drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Am I lactose intolerant? If I drink milk eat ice cream or something like that I can't breathe through my nose and get sick. Why is this? Cheese is ok

Am I lactose intolerant? If I drink milk eat ice cream or something like that I can't breathe through my nose and get sick. Why is this? Cheese is ok

Possible allergy: Nasal congestion is not a typical symptom for lactose intolerance. Rather, it fits better with an allergic reaction to milk protein. Lactose intolerance is the result of an inability to digest the sugar lactose. The consequence is excess gas, bloating, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort or pain. ...Read more

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I have smelly nasty burps, gas, diarrhea, and loss of appetite? I think it's from eating old cream cheese but I'm not really sure

I have smelly nasty burps, gas, diarrhea, and loss of appetite? I think it's from eating old cream cheese but I'm not really sure

If you're asking: If you're asking what to do, see your Physician or urgent care to be evaluated for food poisoning or other GI stressors. In the future, when in doubt, throw it out. ...Read more

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What the best cream for the irritation from bile diarrhea?

What the best cream for the irritation from bile diarrhea?

Have you considered: ...bile salt binding agents instead to control what you describe as bile acid malabsorption (e.g. choleretic diarrhea)?
Ref: https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3002596/ ...Read more

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I have bile diarrhea: what's the best cream for the irritation?

I have bile diarrhea: what's the best cream for the irritation?

Sorry...: HealthTap asks its doctors not to endorse particular products. Please note: there are prescription agents that can control choleretic diarrhea, as described. ...Read more

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Is condensed soup like cream of mushroom ok to consume while having diarrhea?

Not the best: You should avoid dairy including creams because they are hard on your colon and can aggravate your duarrhea. Broth soups are fine. Bananas, rice. Applesauce. Rice, tea, toast., called the brat diet is typically recommended when you have active diarrhea as it helps to firm the poop. ...Read more

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