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A 54-year-old male asked:

Uncle aged 55 is not well not been eating for a week. yesterday, liquid feed was given to him through pipe. today he is having loose motion. advise?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Needs exam: A 55 year old man who has no appetite for a week and now has diarrhea is ill enough to be examined by a physician. A viral intestinal infection is possible but it would be most unusual to be this ill from one.
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