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new country new sickness?

Hello, I am new to this website and I am not sure what kind of advice I am able to get from this but I figured its worth a shot since I have no other choice.  So I recently just came to japan with my girlfriend on vacation.  I have been here for about 8 days now and have stayed in wonderful clean places.  Now just 3 days ago I went to sleep and woke up around 2 pm and had a fever, felt dizzy, and felt extremely cold even though my girlfriend was telling me I was really warm.  After that we went to go eat some rice and miso soup in hopes to make me feel better.  After eating I went to sleep and woke up about 6 hours later needing to go to the bathroom with bad stomach pains.  After going to the bathroom it was normal diarrhea in which I have sometimes seeing as diarrhea from my understanding is normal.  So after finishing I went back to sleep.  The next day I woke up I felt the same stomach pains and I went to the bathroom immediately. I noticed it just kind of squirted out and was all fluid.  The fluid was a dark green color.  So i figured that was kind of weird but was relieved that I would have no more stomach pain.  Not even an hour later same stomach pains came along again same story with the dark green watery squirting.  Now I am not sure what it is, but my girlfriend was telling me its a stomach flu.  Now i would love to go to the doctors however I am not in the right country and I will be in japan for another month.  This continuous serious of diarrhea has been going on the the passed 3 days and I have been having to go in and out of the bathroom ever hour to 2 hours.  It seems I go to the bathroom at least 10 times a day for the past 3 days. I have tried not eating for one whole day and just drinking water but that hasn't helped.  I have tried getting plenty of rest and it hasn't helped in fact my stomach hurts more when I lay down it seems. I guess my questions are whats going on? when will it end? can I make it end? is it a serious issue and do I need to go back to the states to see a doctor? is there anything that I can take that does not have to be prescribed?
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by the way I am 24 years old.
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