Diarrhea – How can I shut it off?

diarrheaHere’s what you can do about those terrible watery, loose bowel movements — plus the cramps that come along with them.

faucet - CopyEat Only These Foods

Eat the foods on this list that you like.

Don’t eat the foods here that you don’t like. 🙂

And eat as much of each food as you wish.

  • Cottage Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Rice — plain with no milk, cream or sugar
  • Banana
  • Apple — raw, peeled, cored, mushed up (Sorry, no apple sauce allowed.)

Drink Only Water

Continue this program until normal, formed bowel movements return, which may take 2-4 days.

If diarrhea continues, please return to Doctor Buckmaster at the Foley office on South 59.

Be sure to tell the doctor if you see blood in your feces.


Questions? Come in, call or ask Doctor Buckmaster Here.

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This column is for information and education only and is not intended to be a substitute for seeing a medical provider for healthcare attention. This web site does not diagnose or treat any medical disease, disorder, ailment, etc., or otherwise practice medicine. Always consult your healthcare provider prior to embarking on or making any changes in any medical or psychiatric problems. Dr. Buckmaster does not receive funding from any pharmaceutical company, but is a self-reliant, independent, solo-practicing physician.

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