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I'm pretty sure that I'm on an antibiotic for a virus, can I stop it it? It is causing me bad stomach pains and loose stools.

I'm pretty sure that I'm on an antibiotic for a virus, can I stop it it? It is causing me bad stomach pains and loose stools.

Call your doctor.: If you think you're having side effects from your antibiotic, you should discuss it with the doctor who prescribed it, to figure out what you should do. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

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


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I'm pretty sure that I'm on an antibiotic for a virus, I had cold like symptoms can I stop it it? It is causing me bad stomach pains and loose stools.

I'm pretty sure that I'm on an antibiotic for a virus, I had cold like symptoms can I stop it it? It is causing me bad stomach pains and loose stools.

Maybe OK to stop...: Most upper respiratory infections are viral, and no antibiotic treats any virus infection. Your doctor knows this, but probably thinks a bacterial infection is possible. But it sounds like the antibiotic isn't working, and it's probably the cause of your intestineal symptoms, so probably should be stopped. But don't go by distant online advice; discuss with your doctor before stopping it. ...Read more

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For the past 4 days I have experienced significant abdominal/stomach pains, lack of appetite, and diarrhea. Over the past 12 hours, the diarrhea has ?

For the past 4 days I have experienced significant abdominal/stomach pains, lack of appetite, and diarrhea.  Over the past 12 hours, the diarrhea has ?

Toxins: You have an episode of toxin in your intestine. Your body is attempting to expel it. Bananna, rice and apples would help with your diarrhea. After your diarrhea has resolved. Do a Sea salt drink to flush your intestines. ...Read more

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I've been having stomach pains in my lower abdomen for a whole week now . I've also been having diarrhea and blood in my stool. Is this bad?

I've been having stomach pains in my lower abdomen for a whole week now . I've also been having diarrhea and blood in my stool. Is this bad?

See your doctor: Although this could just be a self-limited colitis, the duration and the bleeding are disconcerting. Try to get in to see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have been having horrible stomach pains. It comes with dark stools and also mucousy diarrhea. Pain goes from upper abdomen to my back also w?

I have been having horrible stomach pains. It comes with dark stools and also mucousy diarrhea. Pain goes from upper abdomen to my back also w?

Stomach pain, severe: If the stomach pain is severe and you're having dark stool it may be a sign of bleeding from ulcers or other lesions. It is best that you see your doctor for an evaluation to determine the exact cause. In the meantime anti-ulcer medications such as Omeprazole may help. But do get to your doctor, the sooner the better. Avoid alcoholic beverages, and caffeine. ...Read more

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Extreme nausia, vomited once very loose stools every 30 mins to hour, stomach pains, froffy burps, egypt 1 week ago?

Extreme nausia, vomited once very loose stools every 30 mins to hour, stomach pains, froffy burps, egypt 1 week ago?

Sounds a lot like: You have TRAVELLER's DIARRHEA most common cause abnormal strains of E COLI. You need some antibiotics to stop this...go to ER for Treatment!!!! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Does green loose stools associate with giardia? I feel fine and have been losing weight also have stomach pains and stomach growling.

Does green loose stools associate with giardia?  I feel fine and have been losing weight  also have stomach pains and stomach growling.

Possible: Any prolonged case of diarrhea or change in bowel habits warrants an exam and possible also testing your stool for infection which would include giardia along with many other infectious causes. I would also mention your weight loss and abdominal pain to your MD when you get evaluated. ...Read more

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I had anal sex for the first time over the last two days well last night a few hours after I started having sharp stomach pains that wrapped around to my back no fever bo blood in stools then this morning I had loose stools. Still got stomach pains?

I had anal sex for the first time over the last two days well last night a few hours after I started having sharp stomach pains that wrapped around to my back no fever bo blood in stools then this morning I had loose stools. Still got stomach pains?

Although the: chances are slim that your symptoms are connected to the anal sexual contact (probably a more common stomach upset (viral or dietary origin) there are sexually transmitted diseases which can be transmitted anally..gonorrhea and non-specific urethrits are examples. If your partner wore a condom as he should have for his own protection, this would diminish that possibility. See your GYN !! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain on both sides of my stomach with nausea. Been having stomach pain lately with diarrhea stomach hurts after I eat sometimes. Any ideas?

Abdominal pain on both sides of my stomach with nausea. Been having stomach pain lately with diarrhea stomach hurts after I eat sometimes. Any ideas?

Abdominal pain: Many ideas and many potential diagnoses, but this is not an academic exercise. You should be seen by a doctor (probably a gastroenterologist), and evaluated appropriately. This may be irritable bowel, acute infection. chronic infection, etc. See a doctor. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


Dr. Oscar Novick
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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more