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Watery stool treatment leading to ATT and Colonoscopy

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 13, 2007
  • 04:57 PM

My son (5 years 6 months old) is suffering from white/colourless watery stool for the past 2 months. The consulting physician recommended Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment (ATT) prescribing Rifampcin and Isoniazid medicines since Oct 23, 2006. The condition improved but wihin 7 days (Nov 01, 2006) SGOT and SGPT in blood increased to 2096 and 1856. The doctor advised to stop ATT and administered liver guard medicines. After Rifampcin and Isoniazid medicines were skipped for 2 days, the initial symptoms of white/colourless watery stool reappeared. ATT was resumed along with 3 liver guard medicines. Immediately after resumption of ATT, patient's condition again improved. After 15 days (Dec 15, 2006), SGOT and SGPT decreased to 259 and 480 respectively. The stool was also hard and yellow-red in colour during this time. On January 02, 2007, the symptoms of white/colourless watery stool have again reappeared. I referred to a Hospital, and the consulting doctor advised to perform colonoscopy and blood test for liver test. He also recommended to stop ATT. Colonoscopy results are normal. This time blood tests reveal that SGPT is 146, SGOT is 98 and GGT is 86. Doctor has advised to keep the patient uder observation for 7 days. Anyone has any opinion to these symptoms.

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  • I'm sorry, but what has your son been diagnosed with? Did your son have a prior history of antibiotic use? Prior to his symptoms appearing? What is his diet like? Does he eat dairy, wheat, soy? Have they tested for allergies? Candida? Celiac? C. Difficile? Has he had a history of digestive troubles or did his symptoms appear suddenly? He has been on some heavy duty drugs! Is he taking a good quality probiotic supplement? This is very helpful and important for his digestive and colon health. A good food therapy to try is 1 cup short grained brown rice to 5 cups pure spring water. Simmer this for 3-6 hours over very low heat. This is very fortifying and you can add ginger to help improve his digestion. I recommend Chinese herbal medicine to help your son's problem - it is so helpful for gastrointestinal diseases. To find an acupuncturist who specializes in Chinese herbal medicine go to www.acufinder.com and type in your zip code. Best of luck.Doctor Of Oriental Medicine
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    • January 14, 2007
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