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.

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Why do I get recurrent diarrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 41-year-old female. For the past year, I am often getting loose bowel movement (like diarrhea) two to three times in a short period, and after that, I feel very dizzy and tired. Initially, I thought it was because of food poisoning or some food issues, but it is not. This issue...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have given too many medicines and incomplete diagnosis. Anemia- based only on Hb value of 9.9 g/dl. This value can be managed by having an effective diet planned by a qualified nutritionist with the diet planned for both anemia (high iron) and the irrita...  Read Full »

Can anal fissure recur every time you pass hard stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I see blood in the stool or sometimes on the surface of the stool or in toilet paper, which is on and off. I do not have pain any longer, but I guess you can say I have a mild burning after passing significant fecal matter. I was wondering if anal fissures could repeat themselves wheneve...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing to me, and I am concerned about you. Yes, if there is a fissure doctor can see it by colonoscopy or rectal examination. Most of the time, reasons for such fissures are iron deficiency or constipation. When a person has constipation, it leads to con...  Read Full »

Why did I find a blue sack in my vomit with a grainy white powder in the middle?

Query: Im a 20 year old female, 5’9, 257 lbs. I have been feeling sick starting at 6pm day, and its 1:30am now. My symtoms are feeling shakey, nausea, headache, and diarrhea. I just made myself throw up to see if I would feel better, and I found a blue sack in my vomit with a white, almost grainy pow...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. The best way to know whether you have any blood clots are to get yourself investigated with tests at a nearby hospital. Meanwhile, let's focus on your other issues such as nausea & vomiting. I will need answers to the following questions. It will help in further diagnoses. ...  Read Full »

Can abdominal tuberculosis recur?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old boy. Two and a half years ago, I got so weak by regular diarrhea (that last for six months), before that, my weight dropped to 47 kg. After visiting several doctors, I was finally diagnosed with abdominal tuberculosis. So the doctor started my medications course that l...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it does seem to be TB (tuberculosis) again, most probably multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). So less likely, it is a relapse. If you have a fever and weight loss, similar intensity pain, and diarrhea as it was two and a half years back, you can think of re...  Read Full »

What medicine should I give for my kid to control diarrhea?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 6 years old, and her weight is 22 kg. She has a fever. Since morning it was 103, and after taking Crocin DSR, it came down to 99 and again went up to 102.5. She has been passing stool almost five times since morning, and now at night, she has diarrhea. We just gave her...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your description, this may be a symptom of COVID-19. Some patients with COVID-19 get fever with vomiting and loose motions. It would be advisable to do the COVID-19 test for the child if fever does not settle in a day or two. until then, please do the followi...  Read Full »

Why do I have diarrhea with blood and mucus for a week?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having diarrhea for a week now, and I have to go to the bathroom every few hours. The first day there was blood in it, and now it has mucus. It has been going on for a week. I was supposed to go to a gastroenterologist, but I did not have time to do that because I had to move...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will help you do not worry, and I am concerned about you. So commonly, such kind of diarrhea is caused by bacterial or fungal infection. And because we lose fluids when we have diarrhea and vomiting, it is essential to take more fluids so the body would not go into de...  Read Full »

My 3.6 year old daughter has stomach pain and loose stools. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 3.6 years old daughter, who weighs 10.5 kg. She is very thin and not a foodie. She is hyperactive when she is well. Sometimes, she complains of pain in the abdomen. It is going on from 1 to 2 months. The doctor advised getting an ultrasonography. She has been complaining o...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the detailed history of your child and the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) too. Most of the findings in the reports seem normal. Except some like ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate), lymphocytes, CRP (c-reactive protei...  Read Full »

Please suggest loose motion tablet.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from loose motion since two days. Please suggest me medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Geethu Thomas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a stool microscopy and stool culture test done at the earliest. If diarrhea is uncontrolled, I suggest you take a dose of Loperamide 2 mg and Probiotics (contains lactobacillus) like Bifilac, twice a day, till diarrhea improves. Also take a Ciprofloxacin a...  Read Full »

I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, and fever. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing diarrhea, weakness, fever, and headaches. Whenever I drink or eat anything, I have loose motions. I feel this is a heat stroke. Can you please help?  Read Full »


Dr. Sujata Ganguly

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like a case of acute gastroenteritis. A few other information will be helpful. Your age? How long have you been having these symptoms? Any vomiting? Any other pre-existing illness or medications? Did you eat anything from outside? Were you exposed to the sun f...  Read Full »

Can blood in your stools and feeling dizzy and weak be signs of colon or anal cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female and have inconsistent feces consistency (soft or very soft or watery) for about a week and a half. It is like diarrhea. But today, I found bright red blood along with my poop. I have menstruation, and today is my third day, and the flow is not so heavy. I tried ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Bacteria or protozoa cause this kind of diarrhea, and the dizziness you are feeling is because you lost lots of fluids because of the dehydration, feeling weak and dizzy. And blood can be due to ulcers in the stomach. Was there a lot of blood in the stool? To treat diarrh...  Read Full »

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