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Loose stool

Every morning and any other time really when I have a bowel movement it is always loose.  I didn't think it was diarrhea as my understanding is that would have me running to the bathroom and that doesn't happen.
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Welcome to the gastroenterology community!  Diarrhea does not need to make you run to the bathroom to be considered diarrhea.  It sounds like you do have diarrhea.  I would recommend that you eliminate 100% of all lactose from your diet for at least 2 weeks to see if that helps.
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Oh, okay.  I will try that then.  It'll be too bad in a way if it works, as I love milk and cheese.  Seems like when I turned 30 I became like that those old timers who talk about not being able to eat certain things anymore because they "don't agree" with me.  :-)
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