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March 26th, 2014, 06:51 PM
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Have you dealt with diarrhea during pregnancy? I seem to be dealing with this a lot this time around. I seem to be unable to have a bowel movement regularly, and then when I do go, I have diarrhea. I probably should have asked about this today, but I kinda forgot my questions after the doctor ended up doing the u/s to see the baby when we couldn't hear him/her on doppler. It's not every single time I go, but it's at least as often as a regular bowel movement. Not real crazy about this!
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March 26th, 2014, 08:56 PM
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I have the opposite problem!
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March 27th, 2014, 06:35 AM
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I eat bananas to thicken and grape juice to soften! But maybe that is too simple..... ????
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March 27th, 2014, 08:30 AM
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My habits depend on how I'm eating.. if I'm hydrated and eating fairly healthy.. they are more normal.. I've battled some constipation more than anything, but it's not been too too bad.
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March 27th, 2014, 08:32 AM
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I am sorry you are dealing with this. Have you tried extra fiber like metamucil?
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March 27th, 2014, 08:54 AM
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I have it all the time, because I have Crohns disease. It's making it really hard to gain weight, I am currently on steroids to help, but i try eating bananas and other foods that are non fibrous and binding. Sorry you're also going through this
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March 27th, 2014, 01:17 PM
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I've had constipation, but no diarrhea really. The last few weeks it's seemed to all even out a little, so I'm hoping it'll stay that way!
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March 28th, 2014, 09:40 AM
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I had pretty severe problems that spiraled a little out of control around 10 weeks. I was swinging from constipated to awful diarrhea. It got so bad to where I eventually got very dehydrated. In the short term I made sure I stayed hydrated (through pedialyte pops when I couldn't get water down and then tons on water). What helped in the long run was eating a regular high fiber cereal for breakfast, staying very hydrated, and getting a better hang on a well balanced diet with fruit and lots of fiber. I hope you figure out what works for you!
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