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digestive problem

hi couple of months back i had diarrhea and saw blood in my poop went to doctor and he said i had some infection and things got better but again after a month again had diarrhea and vomiting got medication got better after this till now things are not too great wit me i get stomach pains and cant digest my food properly and and if i do eat a bit more my poop gets liquid
my age age is 18 and is there any serious need of going to the doctor pleas help me pleas help
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You are right. You need to be seen by a gastroenterologist. Bloody diarrhea in an 18 year old is ot treated by medication alone without a more complete evaluation. It is possible that it was an infectious colitis but 18 is also at a peak age for patients to present with Crohn's disease. The fact that symptoms recurred argues more for the possibility of inflammatory bowel disease.
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