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Abdominal pain caused by kidney stones - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi'
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How can i help you?
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Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   am here
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Please proceed with your query?
User :   i want to know what is worng
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I shall help you.
User :   left side of my stomach
User :   it storang there
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May i know what exactly is worrying you?
User :   and it pain there
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Since when are you having the pain/
User :   it been for long now
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   pain on my left side of my stomach when i stand sit or lay down and it is not like gas pains, it comes and goes but the last two days
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how frequent is the pain?
Doctor :   does it happen every day?
User :   yes
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And for how long does the pain last every time when it comes?
User :   every day
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For how long does each episode of pain last?
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Is it present continous or only for some time when you move?
User :   it just pain there
User :   continous
Doctor :   Is the pain present above belly button or below it?
User :   below
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms like vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation?
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May I know your age and gender?
User :   am 23 M
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Do you have any other symptoms like ones mentioned before?
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Do you have symptoms like vomiting, diarrhoea/ constipation?
User :   No
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Do you have any other medical problems?
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Do you have any problems while passing urine?
User :   i dont understand
User :   pls
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Do you have any problems while passing urine?
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Ok
User :   yes am passing Urine i fell pain from the left side of the belly
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Ok.
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How much water do you drink in a day?
User :   ah i drink much water
Doctor :   I mean how many glasses of water you drink in a day?
User :   6glasses
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The pain while passing urine - is that also present since long time or started recently?
User :   getting 1yr now but it comes and Go so i dont realy note of it if it something bad but some days now the pain is there and it storng like stone inside my belly
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Ok.
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Finally may i know about your sexual history?\
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Are you sexually active?
User :   yes i am
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May i know who your partner is?
User :   for now i dont have anynow
Doctor :   Ok.
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Do you have protected sex or unprotected sex?
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this details are needed for the better understanding of your problem.
User :   not always
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but have sex i do take some drugs
Doctor :   may i know what those drugs are?
User :   cant remeber there names
User :   but it use to clean blood
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are they illicit drugs or ones just to increase stamina?
User :   antibiotics
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Ok.
Doctor :   do you have diabetes or hypertension?
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   Ok.
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From the history that you have provided, the cause for the pain could be due
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one arising from either a kidney stone
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or probably a muscular pain
Doctor :   kidney stones are some time recurrent that may be the reason why it has been recurring in you.
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the most common cause for the kidney stone is infection.
Doctor :   this could be the most likely reason why you have been having the problem.
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Have you followed?
User :   yes
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I shall suggest few measures for this now.
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The most important reason for infection to occur is because of decreased water intake and improper sexual habits
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your daily intake of water is good, but you can still increase it
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increase the amount to about 8 to 10 glasses of water
User :   Ok
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this will help in removing the infection in the urine by flushing the urine.
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2. Take a healthy diet and be regular with it.
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3. Having unprotected sex increases the chance of infection
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so it is better to avoid it.
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4. When the pain is severe you can try the following medication
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you can try tablet tylenol 500mg or ibuprofen 400mg for pain relief.
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5. Get a urine routine test to check if there is infection now
Doctor :   have you followed?
User :   yes
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ok.
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Avoid citrus fruits
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that is like orange, lemon..
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apart from this you need to avoid spicy food too
User :   Ok
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apart from these there are no restriction in food.
User :   what are spicy food
User :   restriction in food.
Doctor :   those which contains chillies, too much oils, too much pepper and cloves.
User :   Ok
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Apart from these you can take other food
User :   Ok
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Lastly if these symptoms are increasing in severity it is better to get checked by a doctor for a physical examination
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as physical examination will provide other details
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Have you followed?
User :   ok
User :   this will solve the kidney stone infection.
Doctor :   as i mentioned if the cause is kidney stone
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it can be recurrent
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but the recurrence can be prevented if you restrict the infection
User :   ok
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i have suggested the methods to prevent recurrence
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and not the treatment
Doctor :   have you followed?
User :   yes
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Do you have any other query?
User :   No thanks
User :   also
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Please proceed.
User :   i will try and
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   medical cheak up
User :   when i get back home
Doctor :   That would be good
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You can get those and come back to us
User :   thanks
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You have few more sessions
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Please fill the feed back form too.
User :   Thnaks
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User :   may i have your phone number
User :   to call
User :   call anytime
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you can log again on to this any time
User :   ok
Doctor :   we shall be available to you 24/7
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   i will
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