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I've had a pain in my stomach for around 5 days. I had

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Hi, I've had a pain in my stomach for around 5 days. I had diarrhea for around 3 of these but since My stools have been more solid however I still sometimes get a pain in my stomach without having to dash to the toilet. Any ideas what this may be and how I can treat it. Should I speak to ky GP?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I've recently been to Turkey for a holiday as well but was fine when I was there. It's since I've came back my stomach has not been quite right.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

any fever or chills?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not at all. Felt fine in myself just every now and again during the day my stomach feels a little uneasy. No sickness or anything, just loose stools for a few days with stomach pains. Now it's more just a pain every so often with not so loose stools.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Okay thank you for this reply Andrew.

This is likely a result of your stomach and intestinal bacteria getting back to normal after infection

I would take a probiotic from the chemist to help

and eat a bland diet

it will take some time but it will go back to normal

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Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Hi, since we last spoke my stomach still feels a little uneasy and still not having particularly solid stools. I've also noticed now that when I wipe my bottom, there are spots of blood although for a few days my stools were quite hard so wonder if this could be a fissure at all. Should I speak to my local GP?