Loose Motion

Loose motion is characterized by watery and shapeless stools, which may or may not be accompanied by a foul smell. Not every loose stool indicate diarrhea. For a loose stool to be diagnosed as diarrhea, it should repeatedly occur three to four times a day. Loose stools can also be present with other gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, abdominal pain, and abdominal cramps. Anti-diarrheal medications, increased fiber intake, drinking adequate water, and avoiding the triggering factors help treat loose stools.

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Why is my father suffering from dizziness, loose motion, and vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, There were four times when my dad had a gastric issue where he started loose motion and vomiting, and started losing consciousness. He feels weak after every incident. He is taking Aspirin and Rosumac Gold 10 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. You mention loose motion and vomiting followed by starting losing his consciousness as present symptoms. Am I right? What is the duration of the symptoms? What is the frequency of loose motion and vomiting? Have you measured blood pressure (BP)...  Read Full »

I have stomach upset, loose motion, and pain in my legs and shoulders. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor,I started to have a stomach upset after eating the wrong food item, and one day later, fever and body pain started. Then I took a Paracetamol, and the fever disappeared overnight. And I started having loose motions. There was pain in the leg yesterday, and today I am having pain in my s...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. You have a viral infection.I suggest the following:1. Drink plenty of fluids orally and keep yourself hydrated.2. Take more curd, yogurt, and butter milk.3. Avoid oily and spicy food. Avoid junk food.4. Start ORS (Oral rehydration solution)...  Read Full »

My mother is suffering from loose motion and stomachache. Can she take COVID vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had some loose motion for the past three days, but it stopped yesterday. Today she has stomach pain only. Please advise if she can take the second dose of COVID vaccination tomorrow?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If loose motions subside by tomorrow, she can take but if she has a fever, severe abdominal pain, or low blood pressure, then wait for a few days to stabilize. Most commonly, loose motions are due to food poisoning, which settles within 24 - 48 hours. If motions are sev...  Read Full »

My daughter had a loose motion for 24 hours with fever and mild headache. Please help me.

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter has had a loose motion for 24 hours, and last night she had a fever and mild headache but now no fever and headache, but the loose motion is still there.Please advise me on medicine and food.  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. 1. Did she have any unhealthy food outside in the last one to two days? 2. Is there any abdominal pain? 3. Is loose motion foul-smelling? Please reply for the above questions so that I can guide you better. Wishing good health to y...  Read Full »

Please advise medications for high fever, sore throat, and loose motion.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a high fever (102 F), sore throat, and loose stool. I am taking medication for hypothyroidism, blood thinners, and blood pressure. Please advise me on what could be the cause?  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya Narayankutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having analyzed the history you have provided, I would like to let you know that, Your present condition could be because of a number of reasons. Since you have mentioned a history of having a cardiac condition, I would like to know if you have had any rheumatic hear...  Read Full »

Kindly help my 80-year-old grandmother, who is suffering from severe diarrhea for a week.

Query: Hello doctor,My 80-year-old grandmother is suffering from severe diarrhea for the past week. I have already taken a course of Ciproxin (Ciprofloxacin)250 mg along with Flagyl and Enflor sachet. Motions seem too little settled now, but she started vomiting twice daily since last night. I am really wo...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you must be very concerned about her current condition. Well, you see, the ongoing motion can cause dehydration and salt loss via diarrhea. This can cause a kidney problem and can lead to vomiting. I strongly urge you to get some testing before givin...  Read Full »

Why are loose motion and stomach cramps not getting better with medications?

Query: Hi doctor, I have uneasiness in my lower left side of my belly for a year. I consulted several doctors and took many medications and done an endoscopy. But my problems persist still now. Initially, the doctor told me that I have a normal infection of the gut and it gets cured within a few months ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have seen many patients with similar pain. According to your treatment history, you have taken treatment for colitis or infection of the bowel. It is the common diagnosis observed and it subsides after taking antibiotics. As it is chroni...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for a 9-month-old child suffering from frequent loose motions.

Query: Hi doctor,My kid is 9 months old. I am not sure of the weight. Since yesterday, she has loose motion. Today also, she is having frequent loose motion given ORS solution and paracetamol syrup. It got a little better, and now again, it started.  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Loose motion (diarrhea) is a common problem in young kids. It is very important to make sure that your daughter is well hydrated till she gets better. It is very good that you are already giving ORS solution, which needs to be given frequently. Loose stools can la...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for loose motions and abdominal pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having thin loose motions with abdominal pain for the past two days. I am having weakness along with it. I took Flagyl today. Please suggest some medicines and precautions for me.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Omar Qureshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With a history of diarrhea presenting with weakness, you can have dehydration. Try to keep yourself hydrated and replace electrolytes. You can use ORS (oral rehydration salts). Mix in it one liter of water and take it as much as you can. Avoid taking spicy foods, fr...  Read Full »

How can I stop loose motions and vomiting?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from frequent vomiting and loose motions. I consulted a doctor nearby, and he gave me a few tablets and glucose. After that, I took breakfast, and I had stomach pain and I vomited once.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have acute gastroenteritis. It is possible that you have taken something in food or water which was uncertain, in the last couple of days. This has caused you to develop vomiting and stomach ache. I suggest you to use the following: Capsule Nexiu...  Read Full »

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