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06 Aug 2010

Irritated stomach
Hi doc

I think I ate something funny around 4 days ago and my tummy has been a bit strange since then.

I don''t have diarrhoea, but the stool seems quite loose and as embarrassing as this is to say for me ... my anus feels a bit uncomfortable sometimes during the day, as if very small winds exit without me being able to control it.

What is this likely to be? Can I take anything for it?
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

TB

It is possible that you are experiencing symptoms of a light food poisoning. I suggest that you use Charcoal tablets for a few days, as this will alleviate the flatulence and draw out all the toxins out of your body. Drink a lot of fluids.

Regards



Dr Anrich Burger
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