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Uncontrollable loose stools from augmentin due to pneumonia. Bad joint pain, partial numbness. Little help from naproxen. Help

hello. My name is Rich. I had a bad reaction from augmentin after 8 days, due to pneumonia. horrible uncontrollable loose stools. 7 days ago I had bad joint pain for 3 days, then woke up with both arms/ dead/numb/unusable. Dr took me off what was left of the Augmentin. 500mg Naproxen has taken away most swelling, and helps with pain. I still have pain in arms and hands, with partial numbness in rt hand. I am rt-handed. one finger is fully numb, and the finger on each side of it is half numb. will this subside? very scared. Thanks.
Asked On : Sat, 14 Sep 2013
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Hi, it appears to be the rheumatoid arthritis, you had good treatment , as you have diarrhea you can stop augmentin , it is suffecient.
I to my patient with such symptoms prescribe injection of vitamin B1,6, and 12 for 10 consecutive days, and one injection every week.
Anti inflamatories , and if pain and swelling is more steroid may be used, after investigations. Thank you.
Answered: Sun, 15 Sep 2013
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