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Old 11-09-2005, 08:30 AM   #1
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me again. I swear I have just been a mess these last 2 weeks. I posted teh beginning of last week about a terrible flu I had, well it turned into a baaadd sinus infection. My ob put me on z pak (zithromax) I started yesterday and the packet said to take 2 your first day, then one today and one each day for 3 more days. Here is the embarrassing part, about an hour ago I got diarrea (spell?) and it was bright green...(I know eeewww) I called the drs office and they said it was "probably" from the antibiotic and not to worry. Has anyone else had an experience with this? I of course am freaking out again. I swear I get to thinking that as sick as I have been and now this that I am really hurting the baby. Now im worried.

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Old 11-09-2005, 11:21 AM   #2
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Re: antibiotics

Don't worry--the antibiotics just irritated your intestines (sorry if tmi). It happens to me every time I take them, especially zithromax...ugh. It's not going to hurt the baby--the reason it's green is because it's moving through too fast...again, sorry if tmi! My doctor said when this happens you aren't losing any nutrients, just water--so be sure to drink water. Try eating some yogurt and if it still doesn't stop, ask your doc if you can take a probiotic suppliment (be sure to ask first cause I don't know about this during pregnancy but it's what I took a few times when I wasn't preggo).

Old 11-09-2005, 11:25 AM   #3
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Re: antibiotics

Great thank you Sally!!

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