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Child with stomach ache, itching in rectum area. What could it be? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:I am XXXXXXX here
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:actually i wanted take an advise for my 2 yr.old daughter
Doctor:sure, please proceed
User:she's been complaining of a stomach ache at times and also feels itchi in the rectum area
Doctor:may i know her height and weight ?
Doctor:how is her appetite ?
User:no good
Doctor:and general activity during the day ?
Doctor:u mean not good ??
User:not too suer about her exact ht. and wt.
User:general activity is perfect.
User:oops was for ht. and wt.:-)
Doctor:the most common cause of having anal itching, is due to presence of intestinal worms
User:but its not too regular kinds
Doctor:she may need to be seen by a doctor, and get a prescription of deworming medications
Doctor:this medication is given once and then repeated after 2 weeks, to prevent recurrance
User:its only some times she complains of the ithiness
Doctor:i understand
User:but you still you feel its worms only
User:and even the stomach ache?
User:would you be able to suggest any medication
Doctor:yes, both stomach ache and anal itching , point to it
Doctor:actually prescription medications cannot be given online as it would be illegal
Doctor:I hope u understand
Doctor:they need to be given, only after being examined
User:i understand.
User:thanks for your advise
Doctor:You are very welcome
User:good bye.
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