Bad Taste In Mouth, Change In Bowel Habits, Diarrhea And Foul Smelling Stools

Reviewed on 10/15/2020

All of these symptoms occur in various conditions that affect the digestive system. Examples include infections like giardiasis or gastroenteritis as well as chronic conditions like irritable bowel syndrome. Food poisoning or a reaction to a medication are other possible causes of these symptoms. If you have diarrhea that does not improve or gets worse over time, seek the advice of a doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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