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Coiled object in stool, taking alfozosin Hydrochloride - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I passed what I thought was a stone..THe hospital advised it was an insect. . my recall of the object was it was coiled and stone like in texture., should i be concerned as I Have an enlarged prostate for which i am taking Alfozosin Hydrochloride. and the only noticeable discharge is when passing a large stool which is every time i need to go., every day or other day.. I am 68 and am a Parkinsons dufferer.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read your query
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you might have passed segments of tapeworms which is a intestinal parasite
Doctor :   you may need to confirm that by a stool test
User :   ok understiood
Doctor :   and once confirmed treatment with albendazole or mebendazole will help to clear the infection
User :   is it ok my current discharge or shopuld this be checked
Doctor :   it should be checked and treatment given
Doctor :   or else, it can cause malnutrition and loss of weight
Doctor :   have you undergone a colonoscopy ?
User :   OK but if it was a exual problem ( I reember from my youth?? it would be much worse
Doctor :   what do you mean by sexual problem ?
User :   no c9lon oscopy
Doctor :   can you explain?
User :   Non specific urethritis, I had frequently 30 to 40 years ago
Doctor :   both are not connected
User :   ok thabks doctoit
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now
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