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I just had my third injection of Synvisc. I have diarrhea. I

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I just had my third injection of Synvisc. I have diarrhea. I spoke to the physician office and they said that diarrhea is not a reaction to the Synvics. I' had Synvics injections about 3 years ago and nothing happened.
Any ideas.
Sandy Alperin
The diarrhea is not related to synvisc. Most likely you have a viral infection that will resolve on its own. Usually after 48-72 hours but can last up to a week. Stay hydrated with plenty of fluids and if the diarrhea continues you will need a stool sample to exclude bacterial infection. You may take OTC Imodium as directed which may slow the diarrhea.
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