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Suffering from loose motions, semi-solid stools with undigested food, pus cells. Taking omiprazole. Due to colitis?

hello doctor, i am suffering from lose motions from 6 to 7 months having semi solid stool with undigested food in it ,with mucus ,puss cells ,and no blood in it ( blood absent) i go for latering 3 to 4 times a day what is problem .my dr sujjested normaxin with cefuromaxine and some other anti tabs of anti acidity like omiprazole .he sai d it must be colitis .his medicines doesnt worked what to do?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
You are most likely suffering from acute viral gastroenteritis with malabsorption.
Presence of undigested food along with watery diarrhea suggests the diagnosis.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist/ gastroenterologist and should go for thorough check up.
You should go for endoscopy along with duodenal biopsy and colonoscopy to rule out any mucosal pathology.
You should take complete antibiotic therapy, probiotics, rifaximin.
Avoid milk and all milk products.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Emergency Medicine Specialist Dr. R.A. Singh's  Response
Hi Amit,
Thanks for writing your query.

Pus cells in stool indicate that there is some bacterial infection in your gastrointestinal tract.
You should get a culture and sestivity of your stool done to know the causative organism and the appropiate antibiotic for the infection.

You can add antiamoebic like Metronidiazole 400 mg thrice a day and some lactobacilus preparation for 5-7 days along with the antibiotic and antacid Omeprazole 20 mg.

Also take precautions in your eating habbits. Have home made foods prepared under hygeinic conditions. Also drink pure filtered water. Follow the habbit of washing your hands before and after meals.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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