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severe diarrehea for about a week

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I have had severe diarrehea for about a week now. I am a Chef what may be the cause? What can I do to stop it?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.


Thanks for your question.

You should think of bacterial or parasitic infection which may cause severe diarrhea.

A stool for ova & parasites should be ordered.

Course antibiotic ( cipro & metronidazole) may be required after clinical evaluation by your doctor.


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