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Digestive Disorders

Diarrhea

03/04/2008

Question:

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?

Answer:

You should seek medical attention right away and be evaluated for infectious causes of diarrhea.

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Response by:

Syed A Ahmad, MD Syed A Ahmad, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati