My stool is hard first and then it becomes soft. Otherwise, it is soft always. I pass stool once daily like other people, also I have no pain in the stomach. But due to soft stools, my legs and other body parts are always in pain. When I get up early in the morning I feel very tired due to soft stool condition of my stomach. And when I take pills like Flagyl or Imodium my stool becomes correct and my legs and other body pain get some relief. Please suggest.
Two important points that I find in your history are others in the family also have it but you have told only about the male members. What about female members of the family? Secondly, it improves with Flagyl or Imodium.
So the possibilities are water-borne disease which is now in chronic phase or incomplete treatment. Or irritability of bowels which could be because of type A personality-related anxiety.
I would suggest the following investigations:
CBC (complete blood count), SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase), Widal, stool for routine microscopy and occult blood.
Also, following medicines should be given one course.
Ofloxacin 200 mg twice a day for five days, Ornidazole 400 mg twice a day for five days, Ivermectin 3 mg and Albendazole 400 mg once a day for three days, Capsule VSL#3 once a day for 10 days. If you have any doubt consult a doctor and get a prescription medication for ibs.
I hope this helps.
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