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What causes sharp abdominal pain and passing of greenish stool?

I have slight- but at times- sharp pain in my stomach area. I'm experiencing lots of gurgling in the same area are and for the last couple days have had greenish stools. I had my gall bladder removed 2 years ago. I also am not feeling 100%. Male, 65 in very good general health.
Mon, 9 Nov 2015
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Hi, i do care for your concern.
your symptoms suggest more of parasitic infection (giardia).
This parasite live in small intestine and cause the symptoms said by you.
i would advise
To start on tinidazole which will be effective in treating this infection.
To maintain adequate hygiene, have safe and pure water for drinking purpose.
Hope you will get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help
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What causes sharp abdominal pain and passing of greenish stool?

Hi, i do care for your concern. your symptoms suggest more of parasitic infection (giardia). This parasite live in small intestine and cause the symptoms said by you. i would advise To start on tinidazole which will be effective in treating this infection. To maintain adequate hygiene, have safe and pure water for drinking purpose. Hope you will get well soon. Hope I have answered your question. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help