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22 Sep 2008

Upset Stomach
About a month ago I had a stomach bug that goes along with the usual vomiting and diarrhea. I went to see a doctor who prescribed some antibiotics. I completed the course as prescribed.

The problem is that since then my stomach has not been 100% yet. It is not going regularly, sometimes not for up to three days, and if it is it is almost like diarrhea. When I have been to the bathroom I noticed that I also experience and itchy and burning sensation. I have noticed in the past couple of days that sometimes when I wipe there are specs of blood on the toilet paper. What can I do to get this right? I am starting to get worried as things are not improving.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Nats
Please try and take about a teaspoonful of stool in a clean medicine bottle to your doctor as I really think this must be tested by the lab. You may have a parasite infection that needs very specific treatment. In the meantime take probiotics three times a day. Put some Fissan paste on your bum where it is red and irritated. Avoid rich or oily food.
Dr Bets
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