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Hey there i got diareherra 3 days ago , and my poo is a dark green leading into it i had a couple of days, where my water intake was low and a i swaolled some freshwater lake water

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 1 year ago

The green bowel motions are due to increased movements of the intestines. This does not let the bile salts to get enough time to be digested. Please read this;

http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/causes/sym-20050708

Following measures are likely to be helpful or diarrhea:

1) PeptoBismol

2) Lomotil; may only be given if the diarrhea is vigorous.

3) Gatorade / Pedialyte

4) Plenty of fluids

5) BRAT diet; banana, rice, applesauce, toast. Vegetable broths / vegetable soups, coconut water also can help.

6) Probiotics

The primary aim is prevention of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. If the diarrhea loss of fluids is too much or you are unable to drink enough liquids; you may need antibiotics and / or intravenous fluids. In that case you may need to got to ER.

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