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Salmonella Diarrhea Imodium
No: If you have diarrhea from salmonella, you can take clear liquids and a bland diet until the diarrhea resolves. You should not take imodium, (loperamide) as it will hold the bacteria in with the stool and cause your body to take extra time to clear it out of your system. If you develop fever, abdominal pain or blood in the stool you should see a doctor right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Does geographic tongue come with diarrhea? I have had it for 3 months already. I also had a rash in my shoulder blade. Could it be salmonella?
Had only 12 hours of vomiting and diarrhea three days after handling a reptile. Could this be salmonella even though GI issues resolved after 12 hour?
Child had vomiting and mild diarrhea resolved except mild nausea. Contact with snakes at a bday party week before. Should I worry about Salmonella?
Less Likely: Vomiting and diarrhea from Salmonella infection usually causes cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and watery loose stools. Salmonella will occasionally cause bloody stools. Vomiting and diarrhea can occur from viruses as well as food-borne pathogens in addition to bacterial infections. Antibiotics are discouraged due to prolonging the infection. Plenty of fluids should be encouraged. ...Read more
1year baby with positive salmonella &blood culture.2 weeks with diarrhea &fever.In&out ER for a week and mucous&bld in stool. Won't eat or drink much?
Sounds like your : Child failed outpatient management and it is time to be admitted in the hospital for IV fluids. Response is based on your information above. My question to you-did you go see your pediatrician? Were these er doctors pediatric trained? Etc etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salmonella from lizard or ibs. Cramps & diarrhea 1x a week. Happened before got lizard. When iget it i don't have fever and cramps go away after i poo?
My son had a salmonella infection in march. In early sept. He developed continual, alternating diarrhea, constipation with constant stomach/body ache?
No: From your description it sounds like a typical viral infection. ...Read more
Yes: I would say this is actually fairly common and may even be expected. Presumably you were treated with antibiotics. This in itself can cause stomach upset and combined with the illness can alter your intestinal "flora" (the normal bacteria that live in your bowels). Bland diet, advance to regular diet slowly. Consider a Pro-biotic supplement. Any worsening, seek further evaluation. ...Read more
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