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A 18-year-old female asked:

Started clindamycin treatment june 2nd for 5 days. had diarrhea for about a week. diarrhea now back (23rd). normal effect or possibly another cause?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Secondary infection: Antibiotics will often disturb the normal bacteria in your bowel and allow for the growth of other bacteria. Have a stool checked soon to see if this happened to you. All the best.

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