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Diabetic and having BP. Having fever, stomach upset and acidity. Suggest the medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Nov-2013
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User:Hi, This is regarding my mother's health.
User:She is having a fever since afternoon today.
User:She tells me that her stomach is upset since 5 days; and have an acidity
Doctor:Can youplease describe the symptoms in detail?
User:she is 60 years old
User:and having diabetes and blood pressure. she takes her medicince regularly
User:so would you suggest any medicine right now.
User:I think her stomach upset is a cause.
User:I gave her Crocin 500 in the afternoon.
Doctor:We can try a few things
Doctor:Yes crocin is the best
Doctor:It can be taken every 6 hours if fever is present
User:i have a Ciproflaxacin. Shall I give her for her stomach ?
Doctor:Apart from that we need to take precautions for stomach infection
Doctor:It should be taken only if the diarrhea is severe or is bloody
User:ok. then can you please suggest medicines.
Doctor:Actually lifestyle measures work best
Doctor:Like drinking pure water
User:I have Polythylelee Glycol powder for solution, laxative. Shll i give that to her
Doctor:Taking more of fruits and vegetables
Doctor:Also get some blood tests done for H pylori infection as cause of acidity
Doctor:If it is present then she can go for antibiotics specific for the bacteria
User:Would you prescribe medicine at this stage?
Doctor:Does she constipation?
User:Since last 5 days, she says it is not smooth, regular.
Doctor:It can be taken
Doctor:How often does she get stools?
Doctor:Better than polyethylene glycol
Doctor:Sucralfate can be given
Doctor:It works well for mild acidity and mild stomach infection
User:Okay. I will get this from stores.
Doctor:Its available in the syrup form and can be taken 2 times a day
User:Anything else would you suggest for fever and stomach/constipation
Doctor:Prunes are also good for constipation
User:since this is holiday, i can only take her to the doctor by tommorrow.
Doctor:These are available in dry fruit aisle at grocery stores
Doctor:3 or 4 can be taken
Doctor:Lactulose syrup is also good for constipation
Doctor:So do you have any question?
User:I will get the medicine for her right now.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
User:Thank you.
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