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I am taking augmentin for ear infection been in the

I am taking augmentin...

I am taking augmentin for ear infection been in the antibiotic for 48 hours and I am still having ear pain. Also I am having really bad diarrhea. Had 3 lose stools in the past 20 minutes. The other thing is the diarrhea is coming out it about 1 inch pieces that are narrow and they float. Is that okay?

Doctor's Assistant: When were you prescribed the antibiotic? How severe were any side effects?

3.17.2017 and the diarrhea is getting worse. I have had 8-9 loose stools today.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about the looseness?

I have not.

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

Not that I can think off

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I am 35. Have history of depression and anxiety but that’s it. I started to have flu like symptoms 8 days ago. I was not better by 3.17.2018 and had some bloody drainage from my ear: went to the doctor and diagnosed with sinus infection and ear infection. Never had a fever or nause

Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for your symptoms.
Augmentin can cause diarrhea as side effect.
As you are still feeling ear pain, it may not be quite effective.
I would advise to contact your doctor.
He can change the antibiotic.
Please try to take plenty of fluid & electrolytes like oral rehydration fluid, gatorade.
This would prevent dehydration.
Please take bland, soft diet.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Only other question is about the fact the stool is floating? Is that okay?

It is not worrying.

This can happen in diarrhea.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Okay thank you very much!

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