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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Call your Dr.: Depending on your age, size, and other medical conditions, might take a week or so, or might benefit from an increased dose.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Zandman
14 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Stool infected with c. Diff can be many different colors - yellow, green, brown. You can't diagnose it by color.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
C. Difficle: This is perfectly normal. You need to be patient. This is a very hard infection to get control over.
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: The diarrhea usually improvs after 3-4 days of treatment but you need to complete the full 14 day treatment course. I would also recommend probiotic t ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You can only tell from a stool test.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Could be several days to a week. Symptoms like abdominal pain will abate first. Stool will then slowly firm and return towards more normal over severa ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Smell: may vary but profuse bloody diarrhea after a course of broad spectrum antibiotics is likely C.Diff till proven otherwise
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The main agent adding color to the poo is the material made by the liver called bile. It starts out a dark green and goes thru the yellows to brown de ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It may be normal: Yellow formed stool may be normal.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Recurrent UTI: See your PMD for urinalysis and C/S, Your probably have a recurrent UTI
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be caused from bacterial or viral infections. It can also be the result of certain foods you eat or malabsorption issues. If chronic, b ... Read More
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