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Dr Uzair
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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS (R) General Surgery. Years of experience in Emergency Medicine.
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Sorry I got disconnected, I have had loose stool movements

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Sorry I got disconnected , I have had loose stool movements for the last 10 days and OTC Medicines are not helping
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

It sounds like an infection due to bacteria or a parasite. You need to see your doctor and get a stool test to identify the exact bug so that antibiotics can be prescribed accordingly. Ginger and peppermint tea would help. You should take Gatorade and lots of fluids to prevent dehydration.

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Ok so there is nothing really I can take until I get stool tested is that correct
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

Thanks for the reply.

You can take Imodium available OTC if you have not taken already.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 4 days ago.

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