Watery Diarrhea

Watery diarrhea is caused due to a viral infection, food poisoning, or eating undercooked meats. There are watery bowel movements. It can also be caused due to protozoa. Drinking plenty of fluid helps a lot with dehydration, and taking semisolid and low fiber foods in the diet helps stop having watery diarrhea.

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I have microscopic colitis and chronic watery diarrhea, but my biopsies came negative. Could I still have microscopic colitis?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a colonoscopy, and my doctor informed me that I had microscopic colitis. I have chronic watery diarrhea, that has lasted five months ago. I have severe left side pain, nausea, and feeling like that I am about to throw up. I also have lost 27 pounds, since two months due to these s...  Read Full »

Dr. Vedprakash Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, Microscopic colitis is not that severe compare to other like crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, and it does not lead to colon cancer, but it is painful and cause watery diarrhea. Kindly follow following advice. Avoid carbonated drink, c...  Read Full »

Why are my son's watery stools not subsiding despite taking medications?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5.5 years old, and his weight is 55 lbs. He has had diarrhea for the last four days. I had given him Enterogermina, syrup Cyclopam, and syrup Zincovit. However, his diarrhea has not subsided. He has watery stools every morning, and he cannot control it. Also, I have not given...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the situation you are facing with your child. Loose stools are a common problem in children. Usually, it takes time for such watery stools to subside, sometimes even up to ten days. I suggest you give him lots of fluids to drink, including freshly prepared...  Read Full »

Are the hitting of my stomach and diarrhea interrelated? What medicine can be taken?

Query: Hello doctor,I hit my stomach with a doorknob pretty bad, and it hurts. I now have diarrhea too. I have to fly for 15 hours in some time. Should I be worried?  Read Full »

Dr. M. A. Toyeb, Nazma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I do not think being hit by a doorknob has anything to do with diarrhea. Do you have any associated pain or bruising in the affected area? If you do not have recurrent loose stools, then nothing has to be done. But i...  Read Full »

I have abdominal pain with watery stool. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have the following symptoms. Abdominal pain, starting from yesterday night. Had instant noodle and two eggs for the meal last night. At first, it was severe pain and strange sound in the intestine and could not poop. And then I had diarrhea and poop water. Hardly slept last night du...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is likely a food poisoning. Most importantly, have ORS 100 to 200 ml with each stool and keep yourself rehydrated. Drink as much as possible. You should have tablet Pan D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) before breakfast once a day for 3 to 4 days. You should get pres...  Read Full »

Why do I have fever and chills along with watery stools despite taking antibiotic for stomach infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from a severe stomach infection for the past few days. I had to pass watery stools four to five times a day. I have taken antibiotics for the infection, but my stomach is still painful. I also developed chills and a fever. I had got my laboratory tests done. I am ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you have infective diarrhea, which causes diarrhea and fever. Many causes, like E. Coli (escherichia coli), salmonella species, etc., can cause the infection. The generalized fatigue could be due to ele...  Read Full »

My 10-year-old daughter has been suffering from watery stools for the last 27 days and was diagnosed with vivax malaria. Is it a serious condition?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 10 years old. She is suffering from watery stools. This problem has been happening for the last 27 days. For the previous three days, she also felt pain in both the ear and head. We consulted a doctor, and he said it was vivax malaria. He also advised a medicine, Primaqui...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I saw the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There was no specific test report for malaria. I do not understand how the doctor diagnosed it as malaria. There is no need to give mal...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from watery loose loose motions for two days after having outside food. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from watery loose motion for two days. I have had outside food. I am taking Roko to stop loose motion. I am also taking Orni 500 one time in the night for stomach infection and Meftal spas if there is pain in the stomach. Please guide the perfect medicine to stop loo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history. This seems to be infective diarrhea, as a history of eating out is positive. Tablet Roko (Imodium) usually helps in non-infective diarrhea. You are already on antibiotics li...  Read Full »

I am having explosive diarrhea since three months. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having diarrhea since three to four months. What actually is happening is I am getting large amount of water which is clear with small broken pieces of feces. Also, I can see tissue like (lace-like) mucus like things in my feces. I have abdominal discomfort when I do not defecate....  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms, you could have a chronic infection or inflammatory condition of the colon associated with malabsorption. It could be a number of things so we need to approach in a stepwise manner. If symptoms are associated with certain food intakes like dairy or g...  Read Full »

My 20-month-old child had severe diarrhea with no fever and vomiting. How do I treat him?

Query: Hello doctor, What can I give my 20-month-old child with severe acute diarrhea for three days? He has no fever and no vomiting. He is drinking plenty of fluids and milk and eating relatively well. Just immense nonstop watery diarrhea. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. 1. There is a sign of dehydration (baby not passing urine), then the child needs fluid resuscitation, for which the child needs to be admitted. 2. Add zinc supplements, syrup zinc 10 mg once daily for gut immunity. 4. Give Enuff sachet (Rac...  Read Full »

What can cause bloating, irregular bowel and watery stool?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from irregular bowel. I feel burning sensation in the stomach and anus. If I eat anything spicy, I need to go to restroom immediately. My poop smells and is semisolid, sometimes watery but not like diarrhea. I am suffering with this condition for past one year. I am tak...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from a condition known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Your history is a classical suggestive of that. However, IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, we need to be sure it is not anything else like ulcerative colitis, thyroid disorder or autonom...  Read Full »

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