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Suggest treatment for diarrhea of a 92 year old

My 92 year-old Mother has had diaherrea for almost three months. She has seen an internist and had several different tests administered including stool samples and invasive testing. She has had NO relief and all the tests have shown no causes. What can she do ??
Wed, 26 Nov 2014
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The following can help your mother relieve her diarrhoea.
1. change in her diet: she requires electrolyte management with soup and clear fluids.
2. Bland diet.
3. Consuming boiled potatoes or rice, bananas, plain toast or crackers can help to cure the condition.
3. Tablet loperamide.

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Suggest treatment for diarrhea of a 92 year old

Hi, Thank you for using health care magic. The following can help your mother relieve her diarrhoea. 1. change in her diet: she requires electrolyte management with soup and clear fluids. 2. Bland diet. 3. Consuming boiled potatoes or rice, bananas, plain toast or crackers can help to cure the condition. 3. Tablet loperamide.