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Diarrhea, watery stools with diarrhea. Had taken keflex post molar extraction. Cause?

Ive had diarrhea for 4+ days now. Just recently it turned to water with lotsof cramping. I had a molar pulled 6 days ago. Was given keflex 6 days before the procedure and for 3 days after. I m notsure if it is a combination of the antibiotic and the soft diet I m on. Last night I ate solid forthwith 1st time seemed to make it worse I had meatloaf w/mashed potatoes and margerine. The days before I drank chocolate milk and apple sauce along with passion fruit juiceand chicken broth and chocolate pudding all on the dentist advice. All last night I was on the stool and itwas watery and mucous white/yellowish colored I have been drinking plenty of fluids along with pepto bismol after each stool. I tied to hold off ontakong Imodiu
Mon, 6 Jan 2014
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Hi...it diarrhea caused due to antibiotics intake...it will resolve after they are over...till then take preprobiotics and plenty of fluids...

Dr. Ashish Verma
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Diarrhea, watery stools with diarrhea. Had taken keflex post molar extraction. Cause?

Hi...it diarrhea caused due to antibiotics intake...it will resolve after they are over...till then take preprobiotics and plenty of fluids... Dr. Ashish Verma