This started one evening after dinner. I had felt perfectly fine all day. I suddenly felt diarrhea-like cramps and ran to the bathroom. I had a bit of normal stool followed by very liquid stool. Later that evening more crampy feeling and more liquid stool.
I felt somewhat crampy the next day, but no stools.
Felt good the third day, then diarrhea after dinner.
Saw Urgent Care the next day. They said get tests if it persists more than a week.
No stool until the sixth day, which was normal in consistency. 9th day - normal consistency. 11th day first normal then small amount diarrhea....Anyway, every few days I have been having a BM (used to be about one every day). Sometimes normal consistency, sometimes soft-formed, no more liquid stools.
Yesterday, the 22nd day, I had a normal consistency, but yellow-colored stool AM and a soft yellow stool PM.
Throughout much of this time I can feel and hear gurgly sounds in my abdomen, even at night. Otherwise I feel 100% good.
The stool parasite screen for Giardia and Crypto by EIA and Clostridium dif. A & B Toxins all came back negative. I am still waiting for the culture restults.
I am getting really worried. There is so much info on the internet to sort through. I have an appointment tomorrow....but I am very worried. I am 48 and have always been healthy. I have always had Irritable Bowel-like symptoms and bleeding internal hemorrhoids for the last 25 years.
Any info would be very appreciated!!!!!
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