Diarrhea

Diarrhea is the condition which is characterized by loose stools and frequent bowel movement. It is brought upon by consuming contaminated food or water. Diarrhea is caused as a result of bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Please suggest a treatment plan for my grandma, who is in pain and has diarrhea.

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother has diarrhea, and I think it is not simple diarrhea. She is really in pain and very weak at the moment. What is the right thing to do? We need an answer and please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear that she is having diarrhea and in pain. You did not mention for how long she has diarrhea, and this would help us to understand the potential reason underlying her pain and diarrhea. Since diarrhea, less than 14 days duration, is considered acute ...  Read Full »

Can post-traumatic stress result in persistent diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, I gave birth before a year. I have problems with diarrhea periodically. I did tests for chlamydia, helicobacter pylori, bleeding, and parasites. All the results came back negative. I did a stomach ultrasound and everything is fine. I suffer from post-traumatic stress and the doctor tol...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The part of the problem can be explained by certain drugs. You are taking Heferol which is iron and it causes gastrointestinal upset, constipation, and diarrhea. But the side effects get settled once the medication is stopped. I do not know wh...  Read Full »

Why do I have recurring back pain and diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 49 years old male, and my weight is 80 kg. I am a smoker and social drinker. I have seen several doctor. I have symptoms like diarrhea every day for the last three years and stomach discomfort and pain. I have back pains, leg pains, and calcification of a disc for the past five yea...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I studied your complex problem carefully. I am of the view that nobody visits a doctor without an annoying problem. The problem is to identify whether it is physical or psychological. It is not easy, sometimes. I prescribe: Florastor 250 mg (Saccharomyces boulardii lyo) ...  Read Full »

What is causing bloated stomach and watery stools?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 38-year-old male. My weight is 70 kg, and my height is 5.4 ft. Since yesterday, I am suffering from loose motion and slight pain in the stomach. My stomach feels bloated, and the motion is completely watery. Please suggest some medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. As you know, loose motion is usually associated with food poisoning, or intestinal infection so has to treat it accordingly with various type of antibiotics. In your case, it is acute, so do not worry. It will be f...  Read Full »

Why do I have anal pain along with diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor,I have diarrhea since yesterday and I have gone many times. It hurts more and more and I reached a point to have a scare to poop. It hurts a lot even after five to ten minutes of pooping.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You started to have diarrhea from yesterday. It seems to be acute gastroenteritis. It occurs often due to food poisoning and a sudden burst of a large volume of poop. I suggest you start taking oral rehydration therapy (ORS). Add one sachet of ORS in one liter of mi...  Read Full »

Why do I have diarrhea, vomiting, tachycardia and throat swelling after I eat?

Query: Hello doctor, I need someone with a lot of experience in allergies. Please tell me what you would do in my situation. Most IgE testing is negative (aside from cow's milk allergy and mold allergy). Yet every single food I have had in the last two years has gone from no reaction (1st day) to a severe...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.You should take your food in small quantities, take probiotics, avoid milk, do not bring any longer gap for any particular food. Otherwise, you will again lose tolerance to that particular food.  Read Full »

Are vomiting and diarrhea side effects of Anmum Materna milk?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. I got my last period before a month. Now, I took two pregnancy tests and it showed me a positive result. This is my first baby and I am taking Anmum Materna Q+ milk. After taking it, I have diarrhea and vomiting more than usual. I am unable to go out due to pandemics...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your last menstrual period was last month, you are pregnant for seven weeks and five days. You need to do an ultrasound to evaluate your embryo and heart activity. Vomiting is a common symptom that occurs during pregnancy. You can have it for 12 weeks. You can have som...  Read Full »

I have diarrhea and flu for more than ten days after trying Cocaine. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am concerned as I tried cocaine 10 days ago. I used a bank note to snort it but did not share the note with anyone. There was no visible blood, etc. on the note. I had a cut in one of my nostrils and had an open wound. I was feeling unwell before this, but then got flu and cold a day...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection is spread through the exchange of body fluids. Dried blood stains cannot transmit the virus. Artificial things, such as notes in your case cannot help to serve as a focus of infection as the virus cannot survive. You can be ...  Read Full »

My wife is suffering from diarrhea at eight months of pregnancy. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 8 months pregnant. She is suffering from diarrhea. What is the treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diarrhea in the last trimester of pregnancy is not so uncommon. It often happens near the end pregnancy. If you are a couple of weeks away from your due date, then it can be a sign that your body is preparing itself for the labor. Hormones, change of diet you take and a ...  Read Full »

My 16-weeks-old baby is sick with loose stools and bad burps. Kindly help us.

Query: Hi doctor, My 16 weeks old baby was sick around six days ago. Ever since he has had watery diarrhea after feeds around six times a day. Today on day 6, he is having awful rotten egg burps and still has the loose stools. Do you any idea of what it could be? He was also diagnosed with silent reflux at...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I believe this is your first child and that is why all the fuss. All the above complaints that you said are normal until the age of up to 6 months. Till the age of 6 months, the child may pass stools 10 to 15 times a day or once in two to three days. Also, the child may p...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours
Chat with a Doctor

Chat with a Doctor

Starting @ just $29.99

Search for a Health Issue


 


Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.