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Having fever, muscle ache, headaches, diarrhea with fishy smell. Causes ?

Hi I am experiencing fevers, muscle aches and headaches . I have diarrhea that is not chronic ( 5 times in the last 36 hours) it smells fishy and it is now a reddy orange in colour and starting to become mucousy in texture. The onset of fever and aches was quick I was playing tennis doubles at 5pm in the evening and feeling normal, half an hour after stopping I was feverish. The diarrhea started proper 4 hrs later in the middle of the night. I did however have a loose movement a couple of hours before the tennis. Please advise and thank you in advance.
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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Emergency Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Thanks for writing your query.

After reading your post, it seems that you might be having infection of the gastrointestinal tract and needs medical management.

I would suggest that you should get your stool examined for any infection or parasitic infestation.

I would advise that you should take an antacid like Omeprazole 40mg once a day before meals along with a probiotic.
You may need an antibiotic like Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily along with Metronidazole 400 mg thrice daily.

Eat light meals prepared under hygienic conditions.
Also take care of your hydration.

A clinical examination will be helpful.
I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Fri, 27 Jun 2014
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