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I'm sorry you're going through this. It sounds miserable!My initial reaction is that you should make an appointment to see a medical...
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Doctors usually define diarrhea as a significant increase in the total weight of stool passed in a single day. Most people, however, think of...
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Yes, and it is also time not to go to Jack in the Box. I am not saying that the fast food at fast-food is diarrhea-provoking, but it may be in...
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With diarrhea, stools usually are looser, whether or not the frequency of bowel movements is increased. This looseness of stool -- which can vary...
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The simple answer is nothing. Diarrhea is a purging mechanism so the body can eliminate toxins (poisons created by the viral pathogens). Diarrhea...
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Acute diarrhea. Acute diarrhea usually requires few tests. Measurement of blood pressure in the upright and supine (lying) positions can demonstrate...
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Travelers from temperate regions of the world frequently experience diarrhea four days to two weeks after arriving in certain areas of the world...
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First off you want to check for signs of dehydration including fewer wet diapers, less play, sunken eyes, sunken fontanelle (soft spot on...
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Diarrhea can be defined in absolute or relative terms based on either the frequency of bowel movements or the consistency (looseness) of stools...
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Travelers' diarrhea usually is contracted by the ingestion of contaminated food or water. Contrary to common belief, food -- not water -- is...
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Give up on the whole milk for a while (until the diarrhea clears), and then start back on lactose-free milk (Lactaid) to see what happens. Keep in...
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I am not a vet but I do have 3 dogs and 3 cats so I have a lot of personal experience with pets. I would be concerned about the dog dragging his back...
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Z-Pak, or azithromycin, does have common side effects of stomach upset and diarrhea. Taking this medication with food may help with your upset...
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Acute diarrhea is usually caused by a bacterial, viral, or parasitic infection. Chronic diarrhea is usually related to a functional disorder such as...