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This is more likely to be due to irritable bowel syndrome where there is an alteration in bowel habits, and the most common pattern is constipation alternating with diarrhea, usually with one of these symptoms predominating. Also patients having irritable bowel syndrome complain of gas and flatulence. However if this is of recent onset then you may need to consult your doctor. But if this is a chronic symptom then on that day when you get the diarrhea you may take loperamide (immodium) to control the diarrhea. Also if there are any obvious food precipitants then you need to avoid them.