Giardia Infection/Abdominal Pain/Walk in Medical Center Orlando

A 43 year old patient was seen at the urgent care walk in medical center in Dr. Phillips area for the complaints of abdominal pain and gas in the stomach for last 6 weeks. The patient didn’t have diarrhea or vomitting. The patient thought it was from the stress and he might be developing ulcers. The patient was seen by the gasteroenterologist and had the endoscopy done which was normal. The patient went on vacation but his pain still persisted. The patient was seen by Dr. Usha Jain and blood tests were ordered which were normal. Dr. Jain also ordered the the stool culture and ova and parasite which showed the Giardia infection. The patient was treated with flagyl and responded well and pain was resolved after the treatment.

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