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For my husband, a loose stool dituation. Had this three

For my husband, a...

For my husband, a loose stool dituation

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Had this three weeks ago. In the hospital for a few days. No apparent cause. Got better the. Started up again.

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has he been on antibiotics recently? this can cause bowel infections like c diff and cause loose stools and diarrhea

milk and gluten often cause loose stools in older patients. he may have to change his diet and avoid gluten and milk and see if this helps his symptoms.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No antibiotics. No gluten. One piece of cheese yesterday and 1/2 piece this morning. We eat organic and grass fed products.

I see.

eating out at restaurants or not washing your hands can sometimes cause loose stools

eating bananas, rice, cheese, can sometimes help bind up the bowels

drinking bone broth sometimes can help.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
thank you. We are familiar with those recommendations. I just need to know when is it time to seek medical intervention?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
He’s also had a great deal of trouble sleeping since the hospital. I’m sure that doesn’t help
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Should it be white rice?

white rice can help firm up the stools

if he gets worse diarrhea, he can try anti-diarrhea medications like Imodium

usually loose stools is due to something in his diet.

you can keep a food diary for him of what he eats and see what foods may be causing his loose stools

foods usually affects stools after 12-24 hours after eating them

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you so much Dr. David. You have been a great help. God bless you and have. Good evening.

you are welcome

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