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I have a 10yr old girl who has been suffering from parasites

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Hi, I have a 10yr old girl who has been suffering from parasites for about 8 months, we have done the antibiotics which were unsuccessful and are currently seeking help from a Naturopath which is a very slow process, we are desperate as she is really suffering, can you please help.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
how do you know she is suffering from parasites?
where are her parasites? in her GI system?
what antibiotics was she on before? and for how long?
what are her symptoms?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
She has had two stool sample tests and both showed she has parasites, they are in the walls of the bowel, she has had three different types of antibiotics over a month I cant remember what type but know the last lot was pretty strong, she suffers with bad cramps, some days are worse then others, because of the pain she has also lost weight.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
what type of stool test did she have?
a stool ovum and parasite test?
what type of parasite was found?
what antibiotic was she on? metronidazole?
she needs a repeat stool test to see if she still has parasites in her GI system
if she still does, she needs another course of antibiotics or another type of antibiotics.
she should also be eating yogurt and probiotics to help add in good bacteria into her bowels.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
do you have any other questions?