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Onlinedoc, General Physician
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Have once a day diareahhea for ten days, tried liquid

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Have once a day diareahhea for ten days, tried liquid Immodium got better for 2 days now back to once a day diareahhea.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 2 years ago.


Do you have pain abdomen?


How many episodes of loose stools a day?

Any other medical illness?

Are you taking any other medicines?



Waiting for your reply.

Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 2 years ago.


As per your description,persistent diarrhea more than a week may require a proper evaluation to rule out infection.

Possible differential diagnosis may include Gastroenteritis,Irritable Bowel syndrome,Intestinal bacterial overgrowth,Intestinal parasitic infection Medicine induced.

So you should undergo stool analysis,blood work like CBC,Serum electrolytes.

Also try citrucel.

Peptobismol can be helpful.

Start a probiotic and yogurt.

And consult your doctor for a clinical exam.

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