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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What causes chronic diarrhea?

I have experienced watery, smelly, and numerous diarrhea attacks since last year. I do not have to eat anything to cause these bowel attacks. Sometimes the smell of food, a picture of food or just the thought of eating causes these attacks. I fasted today because I had an appointment to get some ultra sounds and during the tests I experienced a diarrhea attack. Once I got home, after the two procedures, I experienced four major diarrhea attacks within just 30 minutes.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Your symptoms seem to be related to Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Some advice that I can give to you is:

-A Complete blood count
-A test for tissue damage or inflammation
-A test for Celiac disease
-A visit to a Gastrologist

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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