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Undergoing nephro treatment, dialysis twice, has diarrhea. Treatment?

My mother is DM-2 case and undergoing nephro treatment ( dialysis twice a week). Her vitals i.e. sugar BP and creatinine levels are normal. However she is lately suffering from diarrhea with no control. She has 7-8 times motion in a day with more of a liquid form. Sir can u suggest any medicine or treatment to the ailing patient.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Hi
Thanks for the query.
Common cause of diarrhea would be infection. Thus she should take a course of antibiotics under the supervision of a physician.
If the symptoms persist she should do stool exam to rule out other non infective causes of diarrhoea.
Hope this helps.
Good luck.
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