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Is diarrhea part of altitude sickness?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Unusual but can

Could more likeley be something else.
I would look for other causes. First on the list what did you eat recently.

In brief: Unusual but can

Could more likeley be something else.
I would look for other causes. First on the list what did you eat recently.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Altitude sickness

Nausea and vomiting occurs in many with altitude sickness.
Diarrhea is less common and has not been statistically confirmed as increased, though it is reported as is loose stool and may be related to other hygiene factors,as well. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17542291 http://www.nepaltrekkinginfo.com/nepal/trekking/altitude_sickness.html

In brief: Altitude sickness

Nausea and vomiting occurs in many with altitude sickness.
Diarrhea is less common and has not been statistically confirmed as increased, though it is reported as is loose stool and may be related to other hygiene factors,as well. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17542291 http://www.nepaltrekkinginfo.com/nepal/trekking/altitude_sickness.html
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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