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Stomach pains, taken amoxicillin, having watery diarrhea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi ive recently taken amoxicillin and was done with it last sunday the next day i was having some stomach pains that lasted a couple days but have now stoped. now i have been having this watery diarrhea. is this normal with this medication or should i be worried?
Doctor :   hI
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User :   hi AAAAAAA
Doctor :   let me read ur query
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   diarhea is a common side effect with amoxicilloin
Doctor :   this is due to high dosage or prolonged therapy
User :   even a week after?? and very watery?
Doctor :   yes
User :   and what about the stomach pains
Doctor :   you will benefit with a dose of probiotic medications
Doctor :   the stomach pains are cramps due to the diarhhea
Doctor :   these cramps will reduce over time as the diarhea stops
User :   yeah the cramps stopped and as soon as they did the diarhea began
Doctor :   do u have any fever, ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was a little hot like the first day lk a week ago but that was about it
Doctor :   you can take some probiotic medications that will help the diarhea
Doctor :   also a dose of Imodium will also be helpful
User :   okay so its nothing i have to really go see a doctor about or anything
Doctor :   in case u have fever, or bloody stools , or cramps that are severe, then u need to see your doctor
Doctor :   for additional care and treatment
User :   okay what about lose of appiete
User :   like i havent eaten anything yesterday and i dont even feel hungry
Doctor :   it is due to the diarhea
Doctor :   since the absorption from the stomach is reduced, the appetite is less
Doctor :   the stomach needs rest to recuperate and become normal
Doctor :   once the diarhea stops your appetite will normalise within a day or two
Doctor :   have u followed my advice ?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help u with ?
User :   no thats all thank you
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i hope i have answered your queries
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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