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Will chewing guava leaves control diarrhea?
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Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes
If the diarrhea lasts more than 10 days or is very severe, the patient should contact his or her physician to see if tests should be done, such as stool culture or analysis for parasites or clostridium difficile infection.

In brief: Yes
If the diarrhea lasts more than 10 days or is very severe, the patient should contact his or her physician to see if tests should be done, such as stool culture or analysis for parasites or clostridium difficile infection.
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
Dr. Gary Gottlieb
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Guava Leaves
Indigenous people in brazil ; mexico use an oral concoction of guava leaf water to treat diarrhea, gas ; abdominal pain.
The leaves ; shoots are used as an anti-spasmotic.

In brief: Guava Leaves
Indigenous people in brazil ; mexico use an oral concoction of guava leaf water to treat diarrhea, gas ; abdominal pain.
The leaves ; shoots are used as an anti-spasmotic.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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