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Have abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, losing weight. Not cured by antibiotic, on sazo 1000. Looking for best treatment

Hi My mother complains about left side abdominal pain for the last 20 years and diarrea, weight loss ,pain in stomach are the symtoms and sometimes nausea also occurs.3 days Stool test indicated Giardia and she took antibiotics for that but problems persisit.Lot of gurgling sounds gets to hear from her stomach so now doctor advised her to take SAZO 1000 2 times a day but homephatic doctors says that sazo will give effect if u r using it but once u stop then problem will remain there.SAZO wont cure. please suggest us.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Gastroenterologist 's  Response
I would recommend re-testing for Giardia eventhough your mother has
been treated for that. Sometimes a second course of treatment may be
necessary. If Giardia has been iradicated , then there are different
possibilities. A certain number of patients develop a condition called
"Irritable Bowel Syndrome" after a few weeks. Other condition to consider
is "Colitis" which is a little more serious. Regardless, your mothher should
see a digestive disease specialist who can advice properly after performing
some tests which may include blood,stool tests and perhaps an examination
of the lining of the colon through a scope (Sigmoidoscope or Colonoscope).I also suggest avoiding dairy products and eat yoghurt or buttermilk to improve the good bacteria in
the intestines.
Good luck.
Answered: Sun, 1 Jul 2012
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