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i have had very bad loose bowels since coming home from hoidays

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i have had very bad loose bowels since coming home from hoidays i had a stool test done and they said it was cambodiom please tell me what this is as i am at my wits end
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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they probably mean clostridium infection

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which is a bacterial infection which can cause diarrhea.

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its full name is XXXXX XXXXX

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it is treated with a course of special antibiotics

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like flagyl or metronidizole

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or vancomycin

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to help set your bowel bacteria in balance.

Customer:

wat is it caused by and is it dangerous

Dr. David :

it is caused often by a course of antibitoics

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which can kill off good bacteria in your bowels.

Customer:

i was on holidays in benidorm and hve bein very ill since i came hme they said its from water is tis true

Dr. David :

water can cause other parasites to cause diarrhea in your system

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like giardia

Customer:

how do i get back to normal because my body has no energy and im so tired

Dr. David :

your doctors should gave given you a course of antibiotics like metronidizole

Dr. David :

imodium by itself is not enough.

Customer:

can you get this true sex

Dr. David :

no, sex will not cause bowel infections.

Dr. David :

by drinking contaminated water can .

Customer:

thank you so much i hve bein so worried i will visit my doctor t morrow tey said they wer sending a public health nurse out to see me do u know why they would

Dr. David :

to make sure your bowel infection gets properly treated with antibiotics

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like metronidizole

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and that your infection does not spread to other people

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best of luck to you

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I hope your infection gets cleared.

Customer:

thank you, XXXXX XXXXX

Dr. David :

make sure you drink enough water and fluids.

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