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7 weeks pregnant with blood vomiting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   boold voming in 9 and 1/2 week pregnenent. i would like to know the risk.
Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   Hi doctor
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Do you mean blood vomiting?
User :   yes
User :   its mistyped
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May I know your age?
User :   27 years
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Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   today only
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How many episodes of vomiting did you have?
User :   2 times today blood voming
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Do you have abdominal pain?
User :   nope
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Was there only spots of blood or the whole vomitus contained blood?
User :   whole vomiting contain blood
Doctor :   Ok.
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When was the last episode?
User :   one hour back vomited
Doctor :  
Ok.
User :   thoat pain and epigastric pain are there
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May I know approximately how much blood was seen?
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Are you on any medications?
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Are you on any medications?
User :   i can't say but the vomitus was red
Doctor :  
Ok.
User :   i was taking folic acid
Doctor :   Do you take iron capsules also?
User :   nope
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness?
User :   HypoThyroid and its under control
Doctor :  
Ok. I shall explain it to you.
User :   i used to take Doxicane and i stopped from two days.
Doctor :  
The present episode is not of major concern as fas as pregnancy is concerned.
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It is normal to have vomiting during early pregnancy.
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And occasionally severe vomiting can cause blood due to minor injuries
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to the stomach and oesophagus.
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The episodes could also possibly be due to gastritis.
Doctor :   Hence you need not worry.
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I shall suggest you few measures.
User :   ok
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1. Drink fluids such as cold milk or just cold water.
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2. Avoid spicy food and be regular with your food habits.
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3. Syp Gelusil 2 tsp thrice a day for 5 days before food.
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3. There are other antigastric medications that are available for the treatment.
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But the safety of those during pregnancy is not known clearly.
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Some medications that are tried are ranitidine group of drugs.
Doctor :   They are also not over the counter medications.
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Hence consult your doctor for an examination and these medications if the episodes repeat again.
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4. Good sleep and lifestyle modifications can also prevent these episodes in future.
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Have you followed?
User :   is it safe having Syp Gelusil 2 tsp thrice a day for 5 days before food?
Doctor :  
Syp Gelusil is safe during pregnancy.
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You can restrict it twice a day for 3 days if your symptoms are reduced.
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Have you followed?
User :   can i also continue to have Doxicane?
User :   yes. i'm following
Doctor :  
I am not sure if you have typed the medications name correctly,
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As I am not able to get what the medication contains.
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Have you followed?
User :   sorry it is Doxinate
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Are you taking the medication for vomiting?
User :   yes. but stopped two days ago.
Doctor :  
It is safe.
User :   because its adivsed to take 2 weeks only
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But restrict its use.
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and use it only when needed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes.
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Do you have any other query?
User :   i dont have habit of having milk
User :   is there any alternative?
Doctor :  
Cold glass of water is also good enough.
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Not necessarily mean ice cold water.\
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Please proceed.
User :   is there anything i need to worry about blood voming? what if occurs again?
User :   what precausions i have to take?
Doctor :  
Occasionally you may still have some specks of blood in the vomitus.
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If either these episodes do not reduce in a day or if the vomitus contain more blood than it was earlier,
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I would recommend you to get a check up done by a doctor near your location.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i think i dont have
Doctor :  
Please fill the feed back form too.
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If you have any further query, you can ask?
User :   yes. i'm taking electrolike sometimes. it is safe?
Doctor :  
It is safe.
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Do you have any other query?
User :   yes. i would like to know the naem of Doctor whom i've consulted.
Doctor :  
Dr XXXXXXXX
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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