Diarrhea and Stomach cramps after every meal

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Hello everyone, first time poster.

A month ago I got the stomach flu and was throwing up and Diarrhea for two days, since then the Nausea and vomiting is gone, but I am left with extreme Diarrhea, after every meal or snack with in 30 to 45 min I start getting cramps and have to rush to the bathroom, if you figure that you eat a meal or snack 3 to 6 times a day that's a lot of going to the bathroom, I was hoping someone else has dealt with this before and has some advice to help me out.

Thanks in advance.

Jeff

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  • Posted

    Sorry to hear that you are going through this, unfortunately that could be from any number of things.

    But because I have motility issues myself I just wish you well.

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      It could be any number of things; see your doctor and ask about post infectious IBS to start with Also have your stools tested for h pylori. In the meantime try a food diary to see if any foods are causing diarrhoea.

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    Hi Jeff

    If it was gastroenteritis it often carries on longer than 2 days. Just drink plenty of weak friut juice and no food and see if it abates. If not see your doctor.

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    Sorry, I just realised it was a month ago so unlikely to be gastroenteritis.

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    Your best bet is to consult a certified dietition or nutritionist for a proper diet. Snacks will not do.

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