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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   Hi
User :   I am facing intermittent stomach ache for past few days..
Doctor :  
Ok
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May i know your age and gender?
User :   25 Male
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Which part of your abdomen is paining?
User :   The central..the pain is like a cramp occurring..
User :   causing lot of pain for few seconds
User :   then it stops and sarts after few minutes
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Do you have vomiting/nausea or bowel disturbances.
User :   nothing as such
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Is the pain located only over the umbilicus or does it spreads to the back or thighs?
User :   no its only on the stomach region.
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Do you have have fever?
User :   not at all.
User :   just the pain trouble..not able to understand why its happening
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Do you have any pain while passin urine or increased frequency of urination?
User :   Urination is also fine without any pain
Doctor :  
Ok.
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The pain might probably be due to cramps of the intestinal gut.
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They happen generally secondary to the food or because of infection.
User :   can i take any precautionary medicine for that
Doctor :   The treatment depends on the duration of your symptoms.
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Can you tell me since how many days you been having this?
User :   2-3 days
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :   Are you consuming food from home or are you an outside eater?
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The treatment is
User :   usually at home.. and occasionally tsideou
User :   outside*
Doctor :   Ok.
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I shall suggest you th etreatment options.
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1. Cap omez 40 mg once a day for 5 days.
User :   anytime of the day?
Doctor :   take it before meals early in the morning.
User :   is this medicine for infection?
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is a oral tablets.
User :   Ok
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2. TAb. Dolo 650 mg twice a day for 3 days.
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3. Drink adequate fluids.
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4. AVoid spicy diet.
User :   Ok..surely
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5. Avoid eating outside at an unknown place.
Doctor :   6. Tab meftal spas 500 mg twice a day if dolo 650 is not helping the pain(this is the specific treatment for this type of pain).
User :   Ok.. i usually eat at one place
Doctor :   Make sure that the water you drink in pure.
User :   wil make sure of that
Doctor :  
So better is to drink boiled water or the water which is purified.
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'\Since you do not have fever and other symptoms, infection is probably viral.
User :   Having RO Purified water
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Hence you do not need anti biotic.
Doctor :  
Water at home is good, you can use the purifier.
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But be careful of the water you drink outside.
User :   its always mineral bottle.
Doctor :  
The most common source of gut infection is the water and next is the food.
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You might have got it by either means.
User :   probably the food has infected me
Doctor :   The advise i am giving is to help you avoid this in future.
User :   Thanks Doctor
Doctor :   Since the cause is viral, do not worry much.
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It is a self limiting problem must heal in a couple of days.
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But if the problem persists for another 2 to 3 days or
User :   ok..that will be a relief
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If you develop symptoms such as fever, vomiting or loose stools , you can consult the doctor or you can log back to us we shall help you.
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Have you followed?
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Do you have any other query?
User :   Yes Doctor.. Shall start the medication
Doctor :  
You can start the medications.
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Please fill the feed back form too.
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Do you have any other query?
User :   Surely..No Doctor that will do.no other query
Doctor :  
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