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Bowels are frequent, loose or watery with minimal warning. Psyllium husk powder helps? Help?

My bowels have become very frequent, either loose or watery, with minimal warning - it's very upsetting. Do almond milk (rarely eat dairy), and have been eating more gluten free staples (bread, noodles, cookies, etc.). Was doing gf oats daily, just switched to gf oat bran - less potent for my problem? I don't think psyllium husk poweder is for firming up stools - right? - so what can I use (daily? or less) to do this? Thank you.

Asked On : Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist (DM).

No psyllium fibres will be of no help. Take a course of pre and probiotic, tablet rifaximin and antisecretory agent like loperamide one a day. I hope there is no alarming features like weight loss, loss of apetite, fever or abdominal pain

I hope I have answered your query and this will help you. If you have any further query I will be happy to answer that too. Remain in touch and get-well soon.
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