A 38-year-old male asked:
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my poop is runny?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Diarrhea: Chronic diarrhea should be evaluated as to cause especially infection. It's common after bowel resection and gall bladder surgery. Antibiotics can actually lead to bacterial overgrowth & thus diarrhea which is treated w/yet another antibiotic. But only way to figure all this out is to go see your doctor. Also need to monitor hydration & fluid balance so you're not dehydrated.
Answered on Jul 18, 2019

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