My family has just recently been through a flu lasting about 24 hours with symptoms ranging from slight diarrhea to vomiting. I (mother) am the last to get this flu, but my symptoms are a little different.
I have had green, very watery diarrhea with no stomache pains,and mild nausea lasting about 2 days now.
My question is this: What does the green diarrhea mean, I haven't eaten anything green? Also, Should I be taking something to stop the diarrhea or let it clean out my system ? How should I be "treating" myself - foods etc. (I have only found info on children and it hasn't seemed to work for me)?
P.S. I may be about 4 weeks pregnant.
By the ttime that you receive this e-mail, your diarrhea should have been a distant memory. The color of stool is often difficult to describe. There is no readily apparent reason why you should think that you have green stool.
With regard t treatment, most infectious diarrheas are self-limited lasting only a few days. If you are still symptomatic, you will require extensive culturing looking for an unusual cause for your symptoms.
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