Hello, thanks for contacting HCM with your question.
The medication that you were given for ear infection
& Clavulanic acid
. One of the known
side effects of the drug is diarrhea. Most of the time it
clears after about 48 hours of stopping the drug. In some cases
people can develop another infection called C.Difficile Colitis and
this could be serious requiring stool studies and another line
of treatment. In your case , after the bout of diarrhea you
. You also have the feeling that you have
to go but unable with pain in the area. This is called tenesmus.
It is O.K. for you to take stool softener
daily along with increasing
your liquid intake. Stay on a high fiber diet. You can use over the
counter hemorrhoid cream available at your drug store or grocery.