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A 69-year-old female asked:

Ate steamed oysters 12/6. entered hosp. on 12/8 with severe viral gastroenteritis. still having loose, yellow stool. normal for situation?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Yes: It is quite common for viral gastroenteritis severe enough to require hospitalization to upsel the colon for a long while until you are able to "repopulate" normal bowel organisms. Not to worry you WILL get better! Hope this helps Dr Z

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