How long should you have severe diarrhea (6 or more

Patient : How long should you have severe diarrhea (6 or more times a day, completely loose whether or not I've eaten) before you need to go see a doctor? Taking Pepto which helps with the nausea, but not the diarrhea, and it's been going on since Saturday afternoon.
Doctor :   Welcome to Ask The Doctor. We are here to help you. It seems you have developed Acute Infective Diarrhea. Usually i t responds to treatment with in 5 days of antibiotics like Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. I also add a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone to my patients. Probiotics containing Lactobacillus helps a lot. Maintain proper hydration. Once you recover from acute infection, your digestive system will start working normally. I hope it helps. Stay Healthy

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