You have what sounds like a common case of traveler's diarrhea. I agree with the Pepto Bismol as a good first try to help. This may be used up to seven doses in a day. One dose after each loose stool. This may be used for up to five days. It helps to absorb excess liquid and has anti-microbial properties.
You may see your doctor. A brief course of Septra(antibiotic) twice a day for five days often helps with this problem.
Taking a probiotic to help normalize the bacteria of the GI tract may also be helpful.
If you have a high vloume diarrhea, abdomnal pain (more than mild cramping),bloody diarrhea or fever then these would be signs that you really need to seek medical attention.
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Anthony Bray MD
Thank you Dr. Bray.