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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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What is the cause for loose stools ?

ive been having loose stolls for over a year, usually once a month. I have been taking pepdo for it and it goes away. Ive had an allergy test and am not allergic to anything, docs have said i just have a sensative stomach. is there anything i can do to stop it from happening?
Tue, 10 May 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
As this is chronic problem you go for stool check up for any infection,bacterial,amoebic or worm infestation.
You may go for ultra sound exam.
After tests we can conclude some thing.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
hello,
you have to go for stool examination.the medication u r taking now is ok. continue it.avoid spicy and junk foods. drink lot of water. have frequent and small foods. add more green veg to food. increse intake of curd and sprout which are good source of probiotic which is very helpful for preventing repeated diarrhoea. take care
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