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Question: Wet Explosive Gas

 downalazyriver - Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:37 pm

M53 No meds. Stool culture tested normal. During 3 week Philippine vacation, developed explosive wet gas with loose stools sometimes and just a tblspn of stool more recently after adding raw vegitables, fruits, and whole grains to my diet. Time line is about 3 weeks now.
 downalazyriver - Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:06 pm

Hello I'm back with new information. Time line 5 weeks now. Recent evidence shows I was having a herpes attack from eating foods high in L-Arginine, specifically nuts. I stopped eating nuts 3 days ago and symptoms are dissipating. Continuing more tests. More report later.
 downalazyriver - Mon Jan 21, 2008 9:16 am

Pro Biotics recommended to increase good bacteria. GI Panel found Cryptosporidium Dec 14th. Stool has remained better than normal with Pro Biotics. Nitazoxanide has been approved for treatment of diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium in people with healthy immune systems.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Feb 06, 2008 10:00 pm

User avatar Hello,
I am glad to see you are having some success in treating this ailment. Good luck to you and thanks for the update.

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