I have had diarrhea that began a little over 48

Patient : I have had diarrhea that began a little over 48 hours ago. This began after eating some hard boiled eggs on Monday which gave me stomach cramps and bubbling through Tuesday. The diarrhea didn't actually begin until Wednesday which led me to believe that it is not from the eggs. I finally started to get back an appetite yesterday, but the watery bowel movements continue every hour or so. With pepto bismol and ibuprofen, I am able to get some relief for a few hours but not more than 2 hours. What can help at this point?
Doctor :   Welcome to Ask The Doctor. We are here to help you. It seems you have developed Acute Infective Diarrhea/ Acute Gast ro-Enteritis. Infective Diarrhea responds to treatment within 5 days of antibiotics like Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. I also add a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone to my patients. Taking Probiotics containing Lactobacillus helps a lot. You can also take fresh yoghurt as it is a very good natural source of Probiotic. Maintain proper hydration by taking Oral Rehydration syrup (ORS). Avoid consumption of Ibuprofen as it can aggravate acidity and reflux. I hope it helps. Stay Healthy

Related Q&A

Q: I've been having bad diarrhea and gnarly stomach cramps. My stool is entirely liquid and a few shades from black. Any...

Q: I have had diareahha for four days. I had some nausea to begin with but now can't get rid of diarrhea.

Q: My 19 month old granddaughter was a wonderful eater & now she will barely eat anything? I have started giving her...

Q: Hey there, hoping you can help. I have had dhyarrea and a painful stomavh for more than ten days now and i dont jnow...

Q: I have stomach problems frequent bowels movements, sometimes a cramping diarrhea with burning stomach mostly after ...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews