Cough, Diarrhea, Foul Smelling Stools And Increased Passing Gas

Reviewed on 10/15/2020

There are many causes of diarrhea, including gastroenteritis, irritable bowel syndrome, and lactose intolerance. Diarrhea can also be associated with a medication reaction or side effect. Cough is not likely to be related to diarrhea but can occur due to colds and other common conditions. It is important not to stop taking any prescribed medications without talking to your doctor. Consult your doctor any time you are concerned about your symptoms.

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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