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Abdominal pain and loose motion during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am 34 and half weeks pregnant. and am having acute abdomen pain and loose motions since last half an hour
Also vomited twice
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hi this is xxx here
Doctor :   Is the pain spasmoidic?
Doctor :   How many epoisodes did you have?
User :   i think so . am not sure
Doctor :   I can explain is the pain spreading from one end to another
User :   pain since last 1.5 hrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no
Doctor :   Then its fine you are just suffering cramos due to loose stools
Doctor :   Is there any bleeding?
User :   am also feeling a litlle breathless
User :   no no bleeding
Doctor :   Is it after vomitting?
User :   not really
Doctor :   Yes there is will be little uncomfortness after vomitting
Doctor :   And what i feel is that your anxiety is flaring up the symptoms
Doctor :   Plz get your self hydrated well and drink plenty water and juices
Doctor :   And be cautios when you feel fetal movements decreased or regressing then contact doctor immidietly or else you have to be treated for loose stools
Doctor :   Did you recently consume out side food ( junk food)
Doctor :   Or did consume excessoily foods
User :   yes yesterday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   a masala dosa
Doctor :   Probably have developed food poisining
Doctor :   You will require antibiotics for 5 days and with proper rehydration therapy
User :   but iat present what can i have
Doctor :   For vomitting you can at present have Black lime tea
User :   because i feel if i drink water i might puke
Doctor :   Green tea with lime will control vomiting
User :   can i have immodium
Doctor :   Yes that will control diarhhea
Doctor :   But not the infection
Doctor :   Its basicaly a loperamide
User :   but is it safe during pregnancy?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   and which anti biotic do u suggest?
Doctor :   Its not an antibiotic it an drug which reduces intestinal motility
Doctor :   Ciprofloxcin or Amoxycillin
Doctor :   Both are more safer during preganacy
User :   is ciprofloxacin safe. they talk about cartilige effects in fetus
Doctor :   No its safe
Doctor :   Those are tetracyclines which are not safe
Doctor :   Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Clindamycin, Erythromycin, Penicillin are considered safest
Doctor :   But diarhhoel infections will require ciprofloxcin
User :   and hat about the pain in the abdomen
User :   cant bear at the moment
Doctor :   You will require antispasmoidics too
Doctor :   to relax youe muscles
Doctor :   If its so unbearable plz visit the near by hospital and get examined for the same
User :   which antispasmodic would u suggest?
Doctor :   Spasmoproxyvon but will need prescription for the same
Doctor :   Did you follow?
Doctor :   If you have unbearable pain plz be careful not to overstress
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   have followed
User :   so am planning to take immodium and ciprofloxacin at the moment
User :   is cyclopam ok?
Doctor :   Plz get an prescription for the same
Doctor :   Get your self examined before usage of antibiotics
User :   i think i have the same at home
Doctor :   Cyclopam is fine
Doctor :   COnsidering your gestational period will advise Doctor visit
User :   ok
Doctor :   For tonight have Immodium and cyclopam only
Doctor :   Get examined and then start on antibiotics
User :   ok. thnx
User :   i need to control only till early morning
Doctor :   Wishing you a speedy recovery
User :   then i'll contact my gynaec
Doctor :   Yes these drugs will help
Doctor :   Keep your self well hydrated
User :   ok thnx
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   Happy motherhood
User :   thnx.
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