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I am having a bloody discharge from my rectum. What would cause this

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I took Avelox a couple of weeks ago that caused diarrhea with some mucus. Since then I have had trouble with my bowel movement. Sometimes it is diarrhea and the color of the stool has changed to a light color.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Gupta replied 9 years ago.
What you are describing is a post antibiotic gut upset.
It should resolve by itself over the next 10-15 days,
You could hasten the recovery by taking probiotics like Yakult, Actimel and Multibionta, & yogurt too.
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