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Treatment for foul smelling stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have been having diarrhea and sever lower stomach cramping for the past four days. There is mucus in the diarrhea. Sometimes I get nauseous upon standing, but have not actually vomited, what's up?
Doctor :hi
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   20
Doctor :   Did you have any fever, ?
Doctor :   any foul smelling in the stools ?
User :   No fever, no foul smells.
Doctor :   did you eat out before all this began ?
User :   I don't think so.
Doctor :   have you taken any medications so far ?
User :   I took some pepto bismal and some immdium ad
Doctor :   can you grade the severity of the cramps from 1-10 ?
User :   they didn't seem to help
User :   I'd rate them a 9
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any severe bloating ?
User :   no
Doctor :   any blood in the stools ?
User :   a little, not too much
Doctor :   can you tell me the no of doses of imodium that you had ?
User :   four
Doctor :   presence of blood in the stools could be due to bacterial infection
User :   Like food poisioning?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   food or water poisoning
Doctor :   due to bacteria
Doctor :   normally blood in stools should not be seen
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