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Gastro question

For the last few years I have had intestinal problems that I always thought was stress related but for the last 2 years it has quickly gotten worse.   Last year (November 09) a doctor said he thought I was probably allergic to gluten.  I went on a gluten free diet and for the 1st month it helped but after that it gradually got worse again.  Now, it seems no matter what i eat I have to run to the bathroom within 15 minutes of eating and have explosive diahrea which can last for quite awhile.  I have had an endoscopy run on my stomach and upper intestines, an ultra scan on my gallbadder and a dye test on my gallbladder which have all come back normal.  Any ideas?
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Sorry you're not feeling well.

It sounds like recently you've been having more severe diarrhea. Have they checked your stool lately to make sure you don't have an infection--like Salmonella, Shigella, and Clostridium Difficile? If not, I would definitely ask them to do so. Make sure they include a test for C.Diff. infection, which is a growing problem, especially in people with any type of pre-existing gastrointestinal condition. Some sources say even people with irritable bowel are at a higher risk for getting C.Diff.  

Good luck,
Yvette

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