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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i gave vaginal birth to my son 1 week ago. since then i have had chronic diarreha and there is now some mucus in my stool
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   have you taken any medicine for it
User :   i took a dose of kaopectate yesterday and then agian today and no change i am also breast feeding
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   normally it acts by reducing the wter content
Doctor :   and thus in controlling the diarrhea
Doctor :   if it has not stoped

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