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A 36-year-old female asked:

Loose stool (not diarrhea) 3-4x day for 3 days. no fever or loss of appetite, mild cramps and sick feeling just before each episode. no loss of appetite. finished course of amoxicillin a week ago but no side effects during. doctor or wait it out?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
If not resolved soon: Doctor might check for C. difficile intestinal infection. Culturelle probiotics help some people. There are many Lactobacillus types, and different studies have tried various amounts of billions CFUs (colony forming units). There is not much good research that one can find on one particular brand or strain of Lactobacillus, but the GG strain in Culturelle decreased diarrhea in antibiotic users.

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