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Headache, terrible fatigue followed by bloating, flatulence, diarrhea with slate grey stools. Taking testostern, antibiotics for tooth infection. Side effect?

Approximately six days ago I started feeling bad. Headaches , terrible fatigue like something was sucking the strength out of me. Then I developed diarrhea for about two days and all that time I had bloating and gas. Then two days ago, the diarrhea seemed to dissapate but then I noticed that my stool was now slate grey and softer than usual. I do not have diarrahea or gas now but the stool is still the same slate grey. The only things that have changed are that I had started taking testostern (via my doctor) and I started taking antibiotics for a tooth infection. i had only taken about two or three pills before I noticed the change in my stool. I stopped taking the testostern three days before that change. I feel better but I know I am not 100%.
Asked On : Wed, 23 May 2012
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Headache fatigue and diarrhoea may be due to an infection.You are saying you have tooth infection.Slate grey stools may be due to many causes and may be due to indigestion or some other gastrointestinal pathology.Now diarrhoea stopped but stool is still slate grey in colour.So I advise you to consult a gastroenterologist who can find out the real problem and advise accordingly
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