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Diarrhea After Antibiotics Treatment
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Diarrhea returned 3weeks after taking clindamycin for 5 days. Yogurt (probiotics) made diarrhea better. Possible in the case of c difficile colitis?
Clostridium: CDiff does have a significant relapse rate. It has to be 100% liquid in order for the lab to process the sample. Young people can tolerate symptoms much more than the elderly or ill and therefore tend to go on with the infection a lot longer before seeking treatment. It may resolve spontaneously..but better if you go to your primary, ID or GI doctor. Avoid clindamycin in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diarrhea start with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) n clindamycim for tooth.no diarrhea when on Flagyl for 10 days. 3 after diarrhea is back.Still on BRAT diet n probiotics.Started Flagyl without testing for c.diff. worrie?
Absolutely: The combination of Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and clindamycin can alter the normal bacteria in your gut and lead to C. difficile enter0colitis. And, coincidentally, Flagyl (metronidazole) can treat uncomplicated C. diff. You need to be tested for C. diff. but, if the test is negative and your symptoms persist, don't stop there. I wish you the very best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Given Suprax for sinus infection Given Lomotil (diphenoxylat and atropine) to stop diarrheaDid not workDiagnosed with C. DifficleGiven Metronidazole After 7 days diarrhea returned. Now what?
How many weeks after finishing triple antibiotic treatment for h pylori infection should I notice an improvement in my symptoms?
Variable relief: Some individual report the cure is worse that the disease while taking the regimens necessary for h. Pylori eradication. If symptoms persist for more than 4-6 weeks after treatment (a full course of therapy taken as directed!) this should be considered a possible failure and you should re-evaluated for h. Pylori or for the possibility of something else causing the symptoms. ...Read more
Had diarrhea for 8 days because of clindamycim taking for tooth infection. Went to oral surgeon who prescribed antibiotics for diarrhea, he said, stop antibiotics,take probiotics n fluids. Is it enoug?
Monitor Closely: GI symptoms from antibiotics are common. However, if the diarrhea persists after discontinuing antibiotics or is severe you need to see and MD to rule out a possible Clostridium Difficile infection. This infection is treatable and can become quite serious if not treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If the dose of antibiotics was insufficient or the course was not long enough, yes, staph infections can recur. The other concern would also be if the bacteria developed resistance while on therapy. However, there is always a chance that some other organism has caused the infection; it depends on the site and the timing. I would discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Should I seek emergency treatment for fever, chills and malaise after root canal retreat despite strong antibiotics?
How long before severe tooth abscess infection resolves with augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Maybe: Mrsa is variant of a more common skin bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics. It is not more likely to cause infection but its resistance makes it more challenging to treat. The length of treatment required would vary widely depending on the depth of your infection. Best for others to avoid contact with wound until it heals. ...Read more
When taking antibiotics for chlamydia and bacterial vaginosis if I vomit will the antibiotics still work?
It depends...: ...on how soon you vomit after each dose. Within 30 minutes, treatment may not work. After a half hour, usually enough antibiotic is retained or has been absorbed to still be effective. If both doxycycline and metronidazole, don't take them together and take both with food. Avoid alcohol. Also, azithromycin 1 dose can replace doxycycline. Discuss all this with the doctor or clinic treating you. ...Read more
Treated for h pylori, after completion of antibiotics, stomach began bloating and burning sensations. Been 2 days since completion, why?
You probably: killed your friendly flora. Take probioticsGet a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Most data cites that completion of 5 days of treatment with an appropriate medication will eliminate later spread of this germ. ...Read more
Can i get endocarditis even after taking augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for bacteria treatment?
gastroentritis (bacterial) for 11 days now. Finished 7 day Flagyl antibiotics yesterday. srill no appetite and some diarrhoea.will I be better soon?
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