Ors

ORS stands for oral rehydration solution. Commercially available ORS contains common salt, glucose, potassium chloride, and trisodium citrate. It is used for replenishing lost fluids and electrolytes in case of dehydration.

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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 »

How to manage loose stools due to outside food?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female weighing about 120 lbs, 5 feet 5 inches. I am using plant-based diet for 9 years (take vitamin B12 supplement in addition to eating fortified soy milks and cereal). I am on oral birth control (Lutera) and take it for three months straight (skipping placebo we...  Read Full »


Dr. Peter Grutas

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any other symptoms such as fever, cough, difficulty breathing, and body malaise? Have you been recently exposed with anyone who is confirmed COVID-19 positive for more than 15 minutes or at least one meter away from him? I will need your answers to prov...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for stomach pain and loose stools.

Query: Female, 36, 5ft., 147 pounds I have a stomach ache since yesterday. When I woke up, I started to feel uncomfortableness in my stomach. Then I went to the bathroom, my poop was like cerelac. Then the whole day, my stomach was aching. I couldn't hardly get up. Then I had 3 poops today, it was like a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. Was the pain like a spasm? Well it is possible you have a brief episode of acute gastroenteritis, probably secondary to eating some foods with unhygienic nature. The best way is to keep your self hydrated with Oral rehydration solution(ORS). Take 1 sachet of ...  Read Full »

I have vomiting with diarrhea. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been vomiting and pooping (liquid form) since last night, and been feeling really heavy/unwell today. I do not have a fever though. I already took Lomotil this morning and drank water and tea only since last night. Can you please let me know if this is diarrhea and advise me on...  Read Full »


Dr. Aleph

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What was your last food intake prior to the onset of diarrhea? What color and smell? How many times have you defecated and estimated amount each episode? Any other people experiencing the same thing? Take one more dose of Lomotil if still with diarrhea of more than 2...  Read Full »

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

Query: Good Day! My grandma is having a diarrhea, and its not a simple diarrhea. She's really in pain, and very weak at the moment. PLEASE HELP US. What is the right thing to do? We need answer ASAP. Thank you!  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

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

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

Query: My 80 yr old grandmother is suffering from severe diarrhea since past one week. already taken course of CIPROXIN 250 mg along with FLAGYLL n ENFLOR SACHET. Motions seems to little settled now but started vomiting twice daily since last night...really worried since health condition is not good as ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I feel sorry to heat about her. I can understand you must be very concern about her current condition. Well you see the ongoing motion can cause dehydration and salt loss via diarrhea. This can cause kindney problem and can lead to vomiting. Part of the kidney fun...  Read Full »

I am having yellow, watery stool and low grade fever after taking garlic water. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to consult about the diarrhea I have been experiencing since two days. I have been having yellow, watery stool and low grade fever, particularly at night. It started after intake of boiled garlic water three days back in hopes to relieve my dry cough.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it is not uncommon to have GI upset after a garlic water or ginger. These all spices can cause these symptoms. It would have been much easier for me if you have mentioned the temperature in figures. Temperature less than 100.05 is not a significant one, since t...  Read Full »

Is diarrhea a symptom of indigestion?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having a bad case of diarrhea since last two days. I had outside food before two days and from that time I am experiencing diarrhea. I am excreting around six times daily. The consistency is not completely watery, but still very loose. The symptoms I am experiencing are as...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. During diarrhea, there is an increased loss of water and electrolytes (sodium, chloride, potassium and bicarbonate) in the liquid stool, also through vomit, sweat, urine and breathing. Dehydration occurs when these losses are not replaced adequately. It is the dehydr...  Read Full »

Why do I have anal pain along with diarrhea?

Query: Hi there! I have a case of diarrhea since yesterday and I have gone to the loo quite a few times. However, with each time it starts to hurt more and more and its reached a point where i am scared to poop. It hurts as soon as i start to poop and continues till 5-10 minutes after i am done.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I can understand you must be very upset about this. So here are something that i want you to understand. since you started to have diarrhea since yesterday which classifies it as acute (recent) gastroenteritis. The most common cause usually a food that has caused po...  Read Full »

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