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Having upset stomach and loose motions. What could be the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor:This is Dr. XXXXXXX
User:Hi Dr. my name is XXXXXXX.
User:I needed some advice
User:my husband has an upset stomach and loose motions alomost every morning for couple of months now
User:his eating habits are pretty erratics
Doctor:Does he eat out very often?
User:irrespectibe of what he eats ..this has been going on
Doctor:But still does he out very often? eat out
User:yes...he does...he eats a lot of junk north indian spicy food
User:doesnt have breakfast ..prefers to have lunch directly, has a lot of tea na coffeee during the day..
User:so wat do we do...should we go for a check up or the diet just needs to be controlled?
Doctor:The diet needs to be controlled
Doctor:But there are certain tests that need to be done Stool examination for ova and parasites needs to be done
User:is that it?
Doctor:No, thats the initial step
User:ok...and then
Doctor:After the investigation results, therapy will be started with drugs like metronidazole
Doctor:Its possible he has amoebiasis or giardiasis These are infections with parasites
Doctor:Apart from that, its extremely essential he corrects his eating habits Regular meal timings, more of home cooked food and sufficient exercise
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