Loose stools : Medical Symptom Description

Loose stools: Loose stools is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Loose stool. For a medical symptom description of 'Loose stools', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Loose stool (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Loose stools' may be possible.
Loose stool (symptom): Looseness of the stool in bowel motions
Loose stool (symptom): Loose stool is usually a form of diarrhea and many conditions causing loose stool will be listed under diarrhea. It may also be related to watery stool (also within the spectrum of diarrhea). Medically, the definition of diarrhea usually includes loose stool or watery stool, and similarly, hard stool is really a form of constipation.

More details about diarrhea are available in the discussion of diarrhea as a disease.

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