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Hello, i have had diarrhea for about 3 days now. i have taken all the imodium the package allows me to take, but am still have to "go" three or four times a day. no fever, or upset stomach, but feel very tired and lethargic. 3rd day of diarrhea?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: It is not normal to have diarrhea, so one can look for the usual causes of temporary diarrhea, with temporary meaning it will go away in a day or a few days. Causes may include stomach viruses, contaminated food, medication effects, any food that just didn't agree with the stomach or intestines (and caused rapid transit of the stool), etc... When symptoms are prolonged, a doctor can evaluate.

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