Loose Stool

Loose stool refers to feces that is more watery and softer than usual. It can be a result of indigestion, food poisoning, intolerance to specific food substance, gastrointestinal infections, excessive stimulant intake or fatty food consumption.

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I am having loose motions and stomach cramps. Can you suggest a tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 50-year-old lady. I am having loose motions and stomach cramps for the last two days. Can you suggest a tablet? Please answer.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest the following: An antibiotic like Metrogyl (Metronidazole) 400 mg thrice a day. An antacid like tablet Pan 40 (antacid) once a day. Multivitamin like capsule Becosules once a day. Probiotic like Sporolac sachet thrice a day. Plenty of fluids and ORS (...  Read Full »

Why is my baby having continuous watery stools?

Query: Hi doctor,My baby child is of one month and 10 days old. Actually, she had fever two days earlier but fever is fine now after consulting doctors. Now, she is having a continuous watery stool for last two days. But watery stool is continued. She is not sleeping at all.Please help.   Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kumar Modi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your baby is only one month 10 days old, very less medication is recommended in this age. Continue to breastfeed, watch for adequate urine output. ORS (oral rehydration solution) solution to be only given if urine output is low. You can also give Econorm (Saccharo...  Read Full »

Are nausea, loose stools and wet mouth related to GERD?

Query: Hi doctor, I have GERD and was recently diagnosed with equivocal H. pylori after symptoms of wet mouth (not to the point of drooling), mild intermittent nausea (no gag or vomit) and minor upper abdomen discomfort. I completed the triple treatment (two antibiotics, Omeprazole) three weeks ago. The up...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nothing to worry. The loose stools may be secondary to antibiotics which you had. You can have some probiotics if it is persistent. Hope you have modified your diet and daily activities to reduce GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Judicious use of Omeprazole or ...  Read Full »

My baby is experiencing loose motion, and the medicine I gave is not working. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby has loose motion. And I gave my baby syrup Oflotas Oz suspension, which has not stopped it.  Read Full »


Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Stop taking that medication, which is not recommended for children with loose motions (diarrhea). Loose motions in children are typically viral and require symptomatic treatment. Instead, provide him with an oral rehydration solution (ORS)...  Read Full »

I have fever and loose motion. Please suggest what to do.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from fever and loose motion for the past one day. I have taken Paracetamol, and the fever has gone, but today again, there is a fever. I checked the temperature was 101.5 yesterday evening. Please suggest what to do. Today only two times I have gone, but in the eve...  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fever associated with loose motion could be due to a bowel infection. You need a complete physical examination as the fever has been persisting. So, should see your family doctor. For the loose stool, I suggest: 1) Oral rehydration salts (ORS) to replace lost flui...  Read Full »

What is the remedy for gas trouble, stomach bloating and loose stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43-year-old woman with symptoms of gas, major stomach bloating and loose stools for the past three days. I started to take Azee 500 two days ago because that is what I had at home but it has not resolved yet. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have acute gastroenteritis and Azee (Azithromycin) will not help. You need to start Ciprofloxacin Tinidazole (Ciplox TZ) combination in morning and evening for three days and PPI (proton pump inhibitor) like Pantop-D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) before breakfas...  Read Full »

How can this patient manage her loose motions?

Query: Hello doctor, The patient is suffering from loose motions. Kindly help me to deal with it.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How many motions are you having in a day and since how many days? It is likely to be enteritis. Most importantly have ORS (oral rehydration solution) 100 to 200 ml with each stool and keep yourself rehydrated. Drink liquid as much as possible. You should also visit ...  Read Full »

My period is late by six days. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old female. My periods were due on the 17th and today is the 23rd. I have still not got my periods. I have a very weird taste in my mouth. I have mood swings. I am passing urine frequently. My poo is very liquid. All this is happening with me from the past three days. Pl...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you experienced delayed periods ever before? Is there any history of sexual contact? If there is no such history, then once or twice in a year your periods might get delayed or disturbed. If you do not get your periods after a few days and there is no histo...  Read Full »

I feel more nauseous than usual during my period. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My symptoms started last night. Got my period yesterday afternoon. I feel more nauseous than usual during my period. I am also feeling woozy, and when I walk, it is a little unbalanced because of the wooziness. Also, my stomach is a bit upset, and I have been burping more than usual. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand all your concerns. You have irritable bowel, which sometimes comes with the period because of your stress and pain. Symptoms of irritable bowel include bloating, burping, and loose stools, which are relieved partially after defecation. The cond...  Read Full »

Last week I went for a regular checkup and an ultrasound. Reports suggested I have fatty liver. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Last week I went for a regular checkup and an ultrasound. Reports suggested I have fatty liver. My symptoms include: Uncomfortable feeling on the right side of the abdomen. Loose stools for two months and I go to washroom three times a day. Please suggest a treatment. Do I need to worry...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaiza Hashmi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Fatty liver is a condition in which large vacuoles containing fat accumulate in the liver. It remains asymptomatic most of the time and present as a result of an investigation. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fat embolism...  Read Full »

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