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He doesn't have symptoms such as inflammation, swelling, tenderness, bleeding of any kind. I read about these conditions and his symptoms don't match well enough. This pretty much rules out most of the things you mentioned. We are wondering if the parasite can still be causing these new symptoms even though the stomach issue is resolved? or 2. can the antibiotics be the cause a week or two after finishing? thank you
Yes ciprofloxacin can give these side effects and these side effects can take about few days to few weeks in order to get better. There is no use of starting new antibiotics. Yes parasitic infection can give some of these atypical symptoms & need to first identify the parasite and your gastro doctor should able to do that and in case if he will not able to find that then as I mentioned he should be seen by specialist in Internal medicine for further evaluation and tests. Depression should be seriously consider at that stage and possibly treatment after investigating all others as mentioned.
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