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A 30-year-old male asked:
I have constant diarrhoea and gas (last 4-5 months) now. can medications cause this continuously? no blood in stool, no discolouration, but gas and diarrh. my stool is a bit watery (water turns brown) and stool is in small pieces?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Reviewed May 19, 2021
Pharmacology 17 years experience
May be other factors: While some medications, like certain antibiotics, may cause diarrhea, your experience unfortunately warrants a healthcare visit to determine the cause. Chronic diarrhea may harm your body’s water and electrolyte balance and potentially suggest or mask an infection. What’s more, diet or other factors may be responsible, so a clinician assessment with two-way communication is important.
Reviewed Jun 18, 2021
Last updated Jun 18, 2021
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