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A 28-year-old female asked:

I've been taking hydroxyzine for anxiety. started taking antibotics yesterday for strep. woke up with diarrhea and blood in bowel.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Exam: See a GI specialist. Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine and will help with sleep- not much for anxiety. Diarrhea with bloody stool is ominous and requires ongoing immediate GI evaluation.
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