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Been feeling sick for 4 days now. Had some mild stomach cramps, flu like symptoms. Today for the the first time I had pale clay like stool.

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral Infection.: If you are not having Jaundice, than pale color stool is ok. Rest, increase fluid and Vit. C helps. If fever is not respondin to Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Aleve like drug, please get examined by your doctor, as 4 days and going on 5 thday is long time for Flu Like infection.
Answered on Apr 30, 2016

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