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A 36-year-old male asked:

i got a severe food poisoning in 2011 & since then my stool pattern became strange. i mostly get flattish stool & it's always very soft. please help?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Flat stools: Flat and soft stools may sometimes occur with the irritable bowel syndrome or spastic colitis. It's possible that an irritable bowel syndrome developed after your severe food poisoning. However it's worthwhile that you consult a gastroenterologist in view of your change in bowel habits. appropriate tests will be ordered to rule out intestinal pathology, chronic infection. Dietary advice to be give

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