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I have been constipated for 79 years but in the last 2 months i have become loose and with

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I have been constipated for 79 years but in the last 2 months i have become loose and with the colour of brown paper.
My wife is now an invalid and my eating has been poor and out of routine, also having gas problems in stomach
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Did you start any new medicines?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


No only took paracetamol for short time and 1 box of rennies

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
This could be an infection Robert

you could have a parasite or a bacteria called c diff

I would make sure it is not infection causing this

If it isn't then you can take immodium to stop loose stools
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


I do not have stools as such but a continuous sausage of waste

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
that makes me even more worried about infection

see your GP right away
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