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Bowel changes after antibiotic

Several months ago my doctor gave me a short course of an antibiotic (azithromycin) for bronchitis. I immediately noticed a change in my bowel movements that has continued until now. Previously, they almost always floated, but now they almost always sink. I'm also seeing more little balls. I also pass gas pretty often, but that has always been true. I did not change my diet or exercise. I've tried eating yogurt but see no effect from it. What's up?
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You may also want to consider trying some probiotics in capsule form. There are some very good brands on the market that include Culturelle, FloraQ, PB8 and Digestive Advantage-IBS (not for IBS alone).
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Was the yogurt enriched with probiotics?  Antibiotics help us but also kill off the good bacteria in our intestinal tract.  It sounds also like you need a stool softener, fiber and lots of water.  If these things don't help, I would see a Gastroeneterologist for an evaluation.  Take care...
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You may also want to consider trying some probiotics in capsule form. There are some very good brands on the market that include Culturelle, FloraQ, PB8 and Digestive Advantage-IBS (not for IBS alone).
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