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A 18-year-old female asked:

How long does it take for paromomycin to begin working on my e. hystoltyca? can it cause constipation?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Should help: You may have been having diarrhea and have entomaeba histolytica. Now you are taking a medication to help. You may experience some constipation. As the diarrhea resolves. This is good. You will also notice your appetite return. Stay hydrated and this will help any constipation you experience.

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Last updated Jan 31, 2014

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