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Ive had diarrhea for the 5 days, with really bad stomach cramps and gas, and burping a lot and it smells like rotten eggs. What should I do?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine
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In brief: Stay hydrated...

Most of the time these symptoms are caused by a viral infection which resolves on its own.
Drink plenty of fluids(water, electrolite supplemented like Powerade or Gatorade) and try to eat non greasy foods. If available at the pharmacy where you are at you may take loperamide to stop diarrhea. If symptoms persist beyond 7 days you should see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Stay hydrated...

Most of the time these symptoms are caused by a viral infection which resolves on its own.
Drink plenty of fluids(water, electrolite supplemented like Powerade or Gatorade) and try to eat non greasy foods. If available at the pharmacy where you are at you may take loperamide to stop diarrhea. If symptoms persist beyond 7 days you should see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment.
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