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Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcers give you loose stool?

Hello docs. I was wondering can ulcers give you loose stool?

Yes but!!: Ulcers can give you loose stools--but more commonly it is the medications taken to treat them (antacids and proton pump inhibitors) that cause loose stools. ...Read more

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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What food should my 3 year old daughter eat to harden her stool? We are not always giving her veggies. She has had loose stool for a very long time.

What food should my 3 year old daughter eat to harden her stool?  We are not always giving her veggies.  She has had loose stool for a very long time.

Apples/bananas: I find apples (as sauce or wedges) and bananas have a stool firming effect. Apple juice and other fruit juices will loosen the stool. ...Read more

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My 21 month old son has 3 loose stools a day his dr said to give him Gatorade but is there anything else I can do for him? Food to avoid etc?

My 21 month old son has 3 loose stools a day his dr said to give him Gatorade but is there anything else I can do for him? Food to avoid etc?

Diarrhea?: Would need more history, but you should discuss again with the doctor seeing him and ask if they feel that exam of a stool specimen might be of value. If no further helpful comments might consider getting a second opinion. Hope the little guy is better soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can a mutivitamin give you loose stools?

Can a mutivitamin give you loose stools?

Check ingredients...: If your multivitamin is high in magnesium, you're getting a laxative effect equivalent to taking milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Alternatively, some pill vehicles can cause loose stool, even if the pill ingredients do not. In any case, stop taking the supplement & if diarrhea persists, another cause must be sought. ...Read more

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Can your gallbladder give you loose stools? If so, what is recommended?

Gallbladder: Gallbladder problems not usually associated with diarrhea as the synptoms are more of a blocking of bile by stones in the gallbladder. Diarrhea can happen after gallbladder comes out ...Read more

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My son 1 year old had enterovirus.now he doesn't have a twmperature just a loose stool. Pediatrition told me no fruits. Can I give him fruits?

My son 1 year old had enterovirus.now he doesn't have a twmperature just a loose stool. Pediatrition told me no fruits. Can I give him fruits?

Fruits & diarrhea: The sugar content of fruits is fairly high, and that high sugar content in a stressed intestinal tract will prolong the loose stools. While not dangerous for him, it will prolong the time he has loose stools and may cause some cramping and gas. If your pediatrician says it's best to wait a few weeks to give fruit again, I would heed his/her call and choose other options for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Hello, doctors. I was wondering if 1000mg of vitamin C gives you loose stools?

Hello, doctors. I was wondering if 1000mg of vitamin C gives you loose stools?

Large doses of: Vitamin c can cause loose stools. The threshold is different for each person. How the vitamin c is formulated also makes a big difference. ...Read more

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Akash(22,M). Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. Lead level in blood is 43.11. Is it the reason? Please give some tips to cure it?

Akash(22,M). Problem of upper abdomen pain n loose stools from 6 months. Lead level in blood is 43.11. Is it the reason? Please give some tips to cure it?

Lead Level: High blood lead levels can cause abdominal pain, but usually associated with constipation rather than loose stools. Check with your PCP as to other causes of abdominal pain since 6 months is too long to go with these symptoms without getting them checked out. ...Read more

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Iron tablets giving me bad stomach cramps and loose stools. Is this normal and when should it pass?

Iron tablets giving me bad stomach cramps and loose stools. Is this normal and when should it pass?

Common side effect: What you are experiencing are common side effects of oral iron. You may try a different preparation. If you can not tolerate oral iron talk to your doctor about taking it intravenously. Intravenous treatment can be done in one sitting.
For good health — Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. What remedies can I give to her? Thanks

My 7yr old daughter have stomach gas and stomach pain, loose stool and bloated have low grade fever. What remedies can I give to her? Thanks

Diet changes: There really are no good medicines for a 7-year old who is dealing with a bout of stomach flu. This is a virus that the body needs to deal with. Diet should be free for a few days, and focus on plenty of water, very dilute juice, complex carbohydrates and easy to digest proteins such as eggs, white meats, peanut butter. It will also help to give a probiotic for about a week until better ...Read more

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Why do I get loose stools every time I eat?

Why do I get loose stools every time I eat?

Many reasons: Really hard to tell but common causes include ibs, celiac, ibd, bile salts, infectious or even dietary. ...Read more

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Does green loose stools associate with giardia?

Does green loose stools associate with giardia?

Not necessarily.: An infection with giardia can present with diarrhea or constipation or neither. Stool color is not a reliable way to determine the organism responsible, if any. Only a test for parasites can do this, and it takes checking 3 stool samples, because the parasites may not be present in every stool. See your doctor and get tested. ...Read more

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Dark brown loose stool. What does it mean and should I be worried?

Possibly diarrhea: You have diarrhea. Also, you should always be concerned for possible blood in the stool. See you primary care asap. ...Read more

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What can I eat to make my stool harder? I'm sick of having loose stool!

What can I eat to make my stool harder? I'm sick of having loose stool!

Add fiber.: The first thing would be to increase the insoluble fiber in your diet, like bran or psyllium. Review your eating habits: the foods most commonly associated with loose stools are milk/ ice cream, fruits, salads/leafy greens when eaten to excess. Also, moderate intake of caffeine and artificial sweeteners. Still having loose stools? See your doctor. ...Read more

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My baby has had loose stools for almost a week and a half now. Is that normal?

My baby has had loose stools for almost a week and a half now. Is that normal?

Loose stools: Depends on the age and the babie's diet, and sometimes the mother's diet. In many circumstances loose stools can be normal.
Has there been a change in diet or a change in formula? Is the baby growing normally or not.
If the problem persists without a good explaination of the cause, then discuss this with the babi's doctor to determine whether an examination is necessary. ...Read more

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Flat stools for about 2years. No blood.no pain. Sometimes loose stools am I ok?

Flat stools for about 2years. No blood.no pain. Sometimes loose stools am I ok?

Change in stool: A change in the appearance of the stool warrants attention, even if you have seen no blood and have no pain. Suggest you see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests. Consider colonoscopy if you have not had one. ...Read more

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Loose stools in children. Would a disease or just random loose poops w/o reasons be the likely cause?

Loose stools in children.  Would a disease or just random loose poops w/o reasons be the likely cause?

Most often dietary: Most often just random event due to dietary changes — if chronic or have blood see your doctor. ...Read more

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20 month old with loose stool for a week?

20 month old with loose stool for a week?

Diarrhea: Your child probably has a viral diarrhea caused by the Roto or Norovirus. Put your child on the Brat diet and make sure he is drinking electrolyte containing fluids, ...Read more

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Why do I always get loose stools a day after being constipated?

Why do I always get loose stools a day after being constipated?

Loose stool/constip: During constipation part of the stools become fermented from intestinal bacteria & it becomes loose, it usually comes out after the hard part of the stool, sometimes it leaks around it & causes soiling. I hope that helps answer your question. Try to control your constipation with high fiber diet, prune juice, plenty of fluids, you can also try miniral oil or miralax (polyethylene glycol). Good luck ...Read more

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Tip of stool is hard and followed by loose stool. Plz tell reason?

Tip of stool is hard and followed by loose stool. Plz tell reason?

Not to worry: The tip of the stool may have had more fluid extracted from it so it may be harder. It is generally not a worry signal. ...Read more

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What are some common causes loose stools in adults and how do you get rid of it?

What are some common causes loose stools in adults and how do you get rid of it?

See a doctor: The answer to your question could fill a good textbook, and the answer to getting rid of it depends upon the cause. See a good doctor and find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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