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Hi,
I was put on amoxicillin for a double ear infection, with sore throat and all sorts of other fun. I'm 3 days in of 10, and the diarrhea is the worst. I haven't had any rush to the bathroom incidents, but basically whenever I sit on the toilet, it's immediate and basically liquid. I don't have an appetite, and my stomach feels tender. I'm not in misery, there's no blood in my "stool," but because I finished a 10 day bout of keflex for a skin infection only a week and a half ago, I'm scared of c diff. But I don't want to stop the amoxicillin for nothing, because my ears are still super painful and plugged. I've been to urgent care twice, costing $150 each time. I only want to go back if it's necessary. So, antibiotic side effect, or dangerous bacterial infection? This is the question.


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replied May 14th, 2018
Bacterial Disorders Answer A63841
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Its the notorious side effect of amoxicillin. I would suggest you to take this antibiotic just in mid of meal.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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