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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/06/11

Gastro

76 year old has gastro - Cramps &  Diarrhoea - tried Lomotil and anti-spasm meds - but this did not help. What can we try next?

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Dear Anonymous
Old people dehydrate quickly and lose crucial electrolytes causing heart arrythmias etc. Please let a doctor have a look, he/she may need antibiotics and rehydration.
Dr Bets

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