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Hi , can i take ornof for stomach infection , having loo for 4-5 times a day .stool is solid ,semi solid not loose motions?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Most acute diarrheal: illnesses in modern countries are caused by viruses. Antibiotics may prolong symptoms by killing off healthful bacteria. Most bacterial infections (Salmonella, Shigella, e.Coli & Campylobacter) resolve without antibiotic treatment. Instead of Ornof, I recommend fluids (water, sports drinks, broth) and anti-diarrheal meds like loperamide. Ask your pharmacist what s/he recommends. Dr. Anne
Last updated Jul 26, 2016

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