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hello i ate some ripe jackfruit in the afternoon and

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Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: hello
i ate some ripe jackfruit in the afternoon and after 5-6 hours my stools contain undigested pieces of jackfruit. I have been to the restroom to pass stools for 3-4 times. What should i do now. I dont have any pain or cramps in my belly but a tendency to pass stools. please advice
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Brief Answer:
Probiotic...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Frequent stools with feeling of incomplete emptying (tenesmus) suggest possible infection especially amoebiasis. I would suggest starting probiotic agents - tab VSL #3 and yoghurt. If symptoms persists, you need antibiotics like oflaxacin + tinidazole. This is a prescription medication. Your local doctor can prescribe it.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

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