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My mother is suffering from loose motion for past two months. She is 80

my mother 80years old is having follwing problems.frequent semi solid motion for past two months.temporarily relieved on giving medicine like norilet,ciproletA,rifagut on stoping medicine she is having same complaints again with dehydration.please advise
Asked On : Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
she is effected with overdose of antibiotic .take meteronidazole with multivitamin to reback immunity
Answered: Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Phaneendra's  Response
Your Bowel Habits mainly depend on your personal habits Some people drink less water
It sis advisable to consume more water and juices to avoid Constipation Problems . Do not use Purge Laxatives . It is safe to use vegetable laxatives which will not cause habit. A glass of Warm Waterat Bedtime and as well as in the morning will help to evacuate your Bowels. Use high Fibre Diet.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
As her age is on higher side .get her examined from surgeon.Get proctoscopy or colonoscopy done to rule out some chronic intestinal disease like crohn`s disease or regional ileitis .or even malignancy. She definitely needs through testing. Stool test for occult blood is also advisable.
Answered: Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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