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Third day of having runny stool every couple of hours. Had fever on first day which faded after tylenol (acetaminophen). Tums did not help. Pain in lower abdomen?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Call your doc

Could be viral, bacterial, other. History of travel, unsavory food intake, bleeding, sick contacts, other meds or medical conditions, antibiotic use in the last 2-3 months.
Large volume or small volume diarrhea? Could even be inflammatory stuff like diverticulitis, appendicitis, etc. Risk dehydration, even with oral rehydration fluid like pedialyte (otc) call your doc.

In brief: Call your doc

Could be viral, bacterial, other. History of travel, unsavory food intake, bleeding, sick contacts, other meds or medical conditions, antibiotic use in the last 2-3 months.
Large volume or small volume diarrhea? Could even be inflammatory stuff like diverticulitis, appendicitis, etc. Risk dehydration, even with oral rehydration fluid like pedialyte (otc) call your doc.
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