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My fiance has been having stomach issues with uncomfortability and

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My fiance has been having stomach issues with uncomfortability and dihrrea. He also said he thought he noticed a little clear discharge from penis with some burning but it only came when he had to pass a bowel and then went away immediately. And hasn't felt burning or discharge since
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Acute gastroenteritis most likely overlapped with prostatitis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for choosing 'Ask a doctor' service for your query,
I have gone through your query very carefully.

Very likely your fiancee is having a bacterial infection of gut along with inflammation of prostate gland which is very likely caused by infection of some strain of bacterium Escherichia Coli.

Investigations suggested:

-A urine test and ultrasound of prostate gland to rule out bacterial infection and extent of inflammation in the prostate.
-Stool routine microscopy test.

Please tell your fiancee to drink plenty of fluids, oral rehydration solution and electrolyte-rich fluids like Gatorade.

Once the reports received, antibiotic therapy would be started accordingly.
Do take light food.

Please feel free to follow up with reports,
Hope I was helpful.
Thank you.
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