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6 weeks and still sick.

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About 6 weeks ago, I showed symptoms of food poisoning where I had vomit, diarrhea and stomach wind. I recovered from that and about 2 weeks later, I got the same symptoms but that did not last for long so I got better. Today, I have the same feeling of chills, diarrhea, nausea and a high fever now. Are these sickness related and what can the sickness maybe?
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replied March 29th, 2011
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

From the history provided it seems that you might have a persistent infection in your intestines.

You might benefit by a stool test, blood tests to know the exact cause of your symptoms.

A short course of antibiotics and supportive medications prescribed by your doctor, might help to resolve your symptoms.

I hope this helps.



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