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I do not have normal bowel movements only flatulence and watery faeces when gas is expelle

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I do not have normal bowel movements only flatulence and watery faeces when gas is expelled. I have no stomach pain
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hi Keith.Dr. Phil here and I'm happy to help This could be a sign of infection. It could be a bacterial infection. There is a particular bacterial infection called clostridium difficile or c diff that can occur when you have taken antitbiotics recently. It can happen without antibiotics but less commonlyThis can also be from a virus in the gut. An infection from a virus. That is possible.Also, thinks like inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer are a consideration but less likely.How long have you had this? are you up to date on colon cancer screening?let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave a positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. Phil" in the medicine, cardiology or pharmacy categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again: for using
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this questionPlease don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it.If you have more questions, just reply