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Dear Doctor, hMy husband hqs diarrhe constantly he sometimes

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Dear Doctor
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: hMy husband hqs diarrhe constantly he sometimes can't sleep atnight because of it.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My husband had colon caner and was operated for it in 2014 and had a bag after that a year and a half later they reversed the operation and that was two years ago and he has this problem all the time. He has been back to see the specialist and they said that they cannot so anything about it. He has tried antibiotics,probiotics metamucil and amodium but it doesn'thdlp I should add that my husband is 85 years old.
JA: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?
Customer: ot really as he has this diarrhea all thetime andvery rarelycango out and our regular doctor put him on some very expensive medication that we bought but it didn'twork.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

has he tried chestyramine to help with the diarrhea?

how about tincture of opium?

how about morphine ?

is medical marijuana legal in your state? that could help.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I live in Canada and we haven ever heard of the first drug you mentioned, do you know ifit is expensive?
My husband would not take any heavy drugs as he drives the car.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

your payment for phone consultation didn't go through

cholestyramine is a cholesterol lowering medication which can cause constipation.

marijuana is not a heavy drug

tincture of opium can help cause constipation.