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I have been sick the past three days. I was violently

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Hello, I have been sick the past three days. I was violently nauseous and had diarrhea for two days solid. Only the first day had me vomiting anything I ate. As I drank water I'd have diarrhea. I had black loose stool towards the end of the night and the next morning. Now I am weak and unable to eat food or drink without more diarrhea. I went brat this morning and had Gatorade and applesauce. I got a low grade fever afterward. The diarrhea has slowed but is a very dark color though not tarry at all. I'm worried that by not seening a dr that I might be bleeding internally.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Dark colored stool does raise concern for bacterial infection in the intestine and also possible bleeding spots.

Low grade fever also suggests possible bacterial infection.

Hence you should go to the ER for further evaluation and antibiotic course.
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