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Prolonged digestion problem and loose stool after taking antibiotics for acne..


Hello again,

i am facing some problem and thought i check if anyone here could have faced similar issues.

I had my tumor removed in November 21 and since then i have Stoma. In February i had a sudden acne breakout on my face. Dermatologist gave some antibiotics. Acne is under control but i have started having loose motion. consulted internal medicine and took a course of antibiotics again but seems not working.. planning to see my surgeon.  

is there anyone here has faced similar issues? i am worried. any lead/advice is appreciated.


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Reply to Justbreathe

A solid plan JB. 😁


I have taken a lot of antibiotics and they do cause diarrhea. Here is something I read online.      Antibiotics work by killing or reducing the growth of certain bacteria that are making you ill, but they can also kill good, or helpful, bacteria in your intestinal system. This may disrupt the delicate balance in your intestines, allowing bad intestinal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic to increase.  You can also take probiotics to help. Hope this helps.         

Reply to Justbreathe

My apologies not being very clear in my post. I have a colostomy and living with a bag..thank you for your kind words and time..

Reply to lovely

Thank you. I have taken both antibiotics and probiotics but no result yet..sadly..

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