Common "Diarrhea" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


A clinical condition characterized by frequent bowel movements that may be loose or watery is known as diarrhea. Signs of diarrhea include pain in the abdomen, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, presence of mucus or blood in stool, frequent and multiple motions, dehydration, etc. Common causes of diarrhea include viral infections, bacterial infections, lactose intolerance, food allergies, medications, bowel diseases, etc.

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I am experiencing diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal pain that worsens after eating. Please help.

Query: Hi. doctor, I am currently 18 years old. I suffered from diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain for ten days. I took the antibiotic Taxim O 200 mg and capsule VSL-3 for seven days. Now, my diarrhea and vomiting are under control, but I have severe right-side abdominal pain that worsens after eating. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I understand your concern. Regarding your symptoms, you have the following diagnosis: acute diarrhea. I suggest you take the following medicines: Tablet Acetaminophen 500 mg oral...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing stomach pain with diarrhea for the last four weeks. Is there anything to worry?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing stomach pain with diarrhea for the last four weeks. I had a colonoscopy done eight weeks ago, and it was normal. However, this is something new, and I am worried it could be a bowel obstruction. I do not have a problem passing gas. Sometimes, I feel rumbling in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. All your symptoms fit the description of a disease known as IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). It is a clinical diagnosis, and no investigations are required to diagnose it. Also, it is a functional disorder, so there will be nothing signific...  Read Full »

I am experiencing runny diarrhea, fever, and nausea. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30-year-old man. Over the past few days, I have been experiencing runny diarrhea, sometimes blood in stool, fever, and nausea, which have impacted my daily life. After consulting with a doctor I was diagnosed with shigellosis. I would like a second opinion to ensure accuracy and exp...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Shigellosis is an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, which can lead to diarrhea, fever, and other symptoms you have mentioned. It is essential to confirm the diagnosis with a stool test, please share the report of the stool test ...  Read Full »

I feel sick due to parasites for the past six months. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been sick with parasites for the past six months, and I would like to know if you are able to prescribe medication to get rid of them or to tell me what to tell my family doctor to prescribe me as I am having a hard time getting an appointment. I have been taking wormwood and blac...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is positive for Entamoeba histolytica and negative for other parasites. Let me know if it is mentioned positively for other parasites as well. Now, you are infected with two parasites, one is Entamoeba histolytica and the other is worms. Here, we cannot directly p...  Read Full »

My 36-days-old baby is passing frequent stools. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My baby is 36 days old. He is passing stool very frequently like 15 times with little or more motion but not very heavy in the last 48 hours. The stool was curdy yellowish color, not like runny or watery, no greenish, no blood, no bubbles. He had the same issue when he was 18 days old, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. 1. Passing motion too often is a normal phenomenon in neonates (gastrocolic reflex). Make sure baby is passing adequate urine and playful. 2. Redness over the perianal region may be due to prolonged wetness over the part or due to cleanin...  Read Full »

I have abdominal pain, and nausea, despite medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Four days ago, my girlfriend developed a sore throat, which progressed to a fever. Her symptoms worsened with vomiting and diarrhea. It has been three days since she developed these symptoms and now she vomits every time she eats something. Also, she has a headache and body pain. We we...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the details you provided along with the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems to be everything started with a fever and sore throat followed by abdominal symptoms like diarrhea and vomiting. That is goo...  Read Full »

Why do I have a fever, headache, diarrhea, leg pain, and bad breath?

Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from fever, headache, diarrhea, leg pain, and bad breath. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your blood report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Better assessment can be done if you can tell the details of the present complaints. 1. Since how many days have you had the above-mentioned complaints? 2. Is the fever mild? 3. How m...  Read Full »

I suffer from stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing severe stomach pain, nausea, and diarrhea for the past two days. I am currently 33 years old, and I have never had these symptoms before. I am concerned that I may have contracted an infection. The symptoms are so severe that I cannot even leave the house as I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I have thoroughly reviewed your case history, and it appears to be acute gastroenteritis (a sudden inflammation or irritation of the gastrointestinal tract), considering the symptoms of nausea and diarrhea (frequent and l...  Read Full »

I have IBS-D with chronic fatigue and anxiety. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from IBS-D along with chronic fatigue and anxiety for the last 8 years. Almost everything that I eat comes out of my body. Please help me out.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand what you are going through. Since I do not have much history of whether you have received any treatment before or not, I will advise a few things you should remember when you have IBS-D (Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea). 1) Avoid foods like bread...  Read Full »

Can Ofloxacin and Flagyl be given for loose motion in a newborn?

Query: Hello doctor, My 5 months old baby suffered from loose motion and fewer doctors gave Ofloxacin 50 mg and Flagyl 200 mg syrup. They told to give 3 ml three times a day, each syrup for 5 months old. Is this dosage correct?  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The dose specified above is too much and unnecessary for a child so small as 14.99 lbs. It is advisable instead to just give the child Enterogermina 1 capsule twice a day for five days along with ORS with the passage of each loose stool. As for the fever, you can give s...  Read Full »

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