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Have had diahrea for five days. Immodium advantage does not

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Have had diahrea for five days. Immodium advantage does not work. Doctor on vacation
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Salar replied 9 years ago.
Most of the diarhea are self limited.. that is get better on its own there are several causes for diarrhea including

Food poisoning,Food allergy,Malabsorption Syndrome,Irritable Bowel Syndrome,Excessive alcohol usage.

Treatment of diarhea should not begin immediately. Diarrhea is a natural way for your body to rid itself of toxins Please drink plenty of fluid to keep yourself hydrated.If diarrhea is thought to be caused by prescription or non-prescription medications, discontinue their use immediately and contact your doctor.
you can try clear liquid diet, avoid dairy products. You can use OTC Pepto-Bismol,Maalox Anti-Diarrheal. iF IT DOESNT GET BETTER ..PLEASE SEE YOUR DOCTOR.
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