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Have loose motion, started after taking antibiotics for ear infection. What to do?

Hi, I am 34 year old male, for last 6-8 weeks I am having soft to loose motion for 4-6 times a day. this happen after I started taking antibiotics my ear infection. before that I used to have soft motion for 2-3 times a day.
the Blood and poo report is clear and nothing there. I have taken 6 diarrhoea poder and tablet but no help.
Docter asked to wait for another 3-4 weeks before he do any further investigation
Asked On : Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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Emergency Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Thanks for writing your query.

After readingyour post, it seems that you are having antibiotic induced diarrhoea.

Antibiotics usually destroy the normal bacterial flora present in the intestine.
These bacteria are useful bacteria which help in the process of digestion and absorption of food.
Destruction of these bacterial flora result in loose soft and frequent stools.

You should take Lactobacillus preparation to regain this lost useful bacterial flora. Once the flora is regained, you will feel relief from your symptoms.

Eating yoghurt will also be beneficial.

I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
It seems that due to antibiotic your normal intestinal flora is disturbed giving rise to loose motions.
Take Lactobacillus,yeast capsules for few days.
Take plenty of curd and buttermilk.
Avoid spicy and junk food.
Take apple, banana, Dadam fruits.
If there is no improvement then go for stool test to rule out any intestinal infection.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 29 Apr 2013
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