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North Richland Hills, TX
A 23-year-old male asked:

i took antiobiotics to get rid of hpylori then took lots of probiotics 2 weeks later including a pill form and activia. i still have mucous smelly stools that float, stomach pain.and nausea.

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Dr. Ajay Das
Dr. Ajay Dasanswered
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Mucous stool...: ...the important findings of..."mucous smelly stools that floats"...is a good indication to have detail work up for lower GI pathology...e.g. Celiac disease, lactose intolerance, etc...or parasitic diseases...please tell your MD...
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Antibiotic related: Although tripl;e combo antibiotics are standard treatment for H pylori, these are still three antibiotics that can potentially cause havoc on your stomach. I would recommend a waiting period of two weeks without ny medicine to see if things settle down. Continue oral rehydrating fluids and yogurt, avoid othe rdairy products, raw vegies and fruits.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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