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Diarhea for 3 weeks. Not dehydrated. Not debilitated. Stool…

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Diarhea for 3 weeks. Not dehydrated. Not debilitated. Stool sample tested positive for Salmonella,S. paratyphi BO positivo 1:320 dils
S. paratyphi AO positivo 1:160 dils
s. paratyphi CO positivo 1:80 dils

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I took an antibiotic the first day. After three days nothing changed. Went to my doc then. Stool sample showed the salmonella and my doc prescribed probiotics. Did ten days of a heavy probiotic no help.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Hypertension

Doctor's Assistant: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?

No history in family, Controlled with ace

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

How old are you Doug?

any other health issues?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
70 years and in good health.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

what type of doctor do you see?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
My neighbor is a holistic gp
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

Ok. There is no real evidence that these stool tests are accurate or need treated

but clearly something is wrong

how long have you had this?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
3 weeks
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

I think you need tested for a c diff

this is a very serious colon infection that is common in your age group

was this tested for?

parasites?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
checking the lab report
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

ok

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
ANTIGENOS FEBRILES (WIDAL)
SALMONELLA O GRUPO A: Negativa
SALMONELLA O GRUPO B: Negativo
SALMONELLA O GRUPO C: Negativo
SALMONELLA O GRUPO D: Negativo
SALMONELLA H GRUPO A: Negativo
SALMONELLA H GRUPO B: Negativo
SALMONELLA H GRUPO C: Negativo
SALMONELLA H GRUPO D: Negativo
BRUCELLA ABORTUS: Negativo
PROTEUS OX-2: Negativo
S. paratyphi BO positivo 1:320 dils
S. paratyphi AO positivo 1:160 dils
s. paratyphi CO positivo 1:80 dils
Unidad Parasitologia
COPROLOGICO 1
Color Negruzco
CONSISTENCIA Diarreica
MUCUS Ausentes
SANGRE OCULTA Positivo
LEUCOCITOS: 0 - 2 /C
HEMATIES: 8 - 10
CELULAS VEGETALES No se observan
Levaduras Ausentes
GRANULOS DE ALMIDON No se observan
INVESTIGACION DE HUEVOS Y
FORMAS ADULTAS:No se observan
CELULAS ADIPOSAS No se observan
Olor Normal
INVEST. DE AMEBAS: No se observan
PARASITOS No se observan elementos parasitarios en esta muestra.
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

I can tell what they checked for

no c diff was checked

I would see a standard physician and ask for c diff and celiac tests

is this helpfuL?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
what's the celiac test? I read about c diff, my symptoms don't really match. Maybe
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

Don't match c diff? They most certainly do.

C diff causes a varying degree of diarrhea.

It can be mild in many cases

celiac is an allergy to wheat gluten

there is a blood test for this

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Would celiac allergy happen at my age ? I'll get tested for c diff and celiac Wednesday. Anything I can do in the meantime? I use immodium at times.
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes, it can happen at any time

in the meantime, don't use immodium

it is very bad for c diff

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Okay , will do the tests. Can I return to you? How?
Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago

Yes, would you mind a small fee for us to continue as long as you need?

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 6 months ago
thanks for this question. I strive for 5 star service for all customers. If you have more questions, just reply. :)
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