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Posted by: joseph | 2012/01/28

stomach pain

discharging very watery stools for 3days and a burning feeling in stomach

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Joseph

It is possible that you have a viral infection. You can ask your pharmacist for symptomatic treatment of the viral infection. If it lasts longer than 5 days, it is possible that you have a bacterial infection and you should then consult your doctor for a stool analysis and a course of oral antibiotics.

In the interim, you should stay hydrated by taking in a lot of clear fluids. You can ask the pharmacist for a product like Rehidrate that can be taken after each loose stool, to prevent dehydration.

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