NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
I went to South America for vacation and developed severe diarrhea two weeks ago. I have had intravenous feedings, shots and antibiotics. Now I have a lot of blood in my stool. Should I be concerned?
You should seek medical attention right away and be evaluated for infectious causes of diarrhea.
Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati