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Early treatment for vomiting during first trimester - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   iam.Dr.
User :   my friend is conceiving from past one month, she has been vomitting since then
User :   she is not able to eat anything
User :   she vomitts even if she drinks water
Doctor :   may i know her age?
User :   is there a way to avoid vomitting ?
User :   she is 26
Doctor :   how many months pregnant?
Doctor :   Vomiting is common
User :   1 month
Doctor :   for the first 2 moths of preganancy
Doctor :   it will subside after that
Doctor :   if she cant eat
Doctor :   she needs admission in an hospiat
User :   yeah, but this has been severe, and she has to eat something which she is not able to
Doctor :   for iv fluids like dextrose
Doctor :   and injection for voimiting
Doctor :   yes it is an emergency in gynaecology
Doctor :   Early treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy may prevent progression to hyperemesis gravidarum
Doctor :   First-line treatment often involves rest and avoidance of sensory stimuli that may act as triggers.
Doctor :   Frequent small meals with avoidance of spicy or fatty foods and increasing high-protein snacks are recommended.
Doctor :   Replace fluids and administer antiemetics, if required. Normal saline or Lactated Ringer solution is recommended.
Doctor :   Consider the addition of glucose, multivitamins, magnesium, pyridoxine, and/or thiamine. For any patient in whom vitamin deficiency is a concern, thiamine 100 mg should be given before initiating dextrose-containing fluids.
Doctor :   Continue treatment until the patient can tolerate oral fluids and until test results show little or no ketones in the urine.
Doctor :   Obstetrical consultation is indicated if the patient appears to require admission to the hospital secondary to refractory symptoms unresponsive to ED management.
Doctor :   is she taking anti vomiting pills
User :   so are there any normal food where she can have and so that she doesn;t vomit after that
Doctor :   like doxylamine
Doctor :   take glucose water early morning
Doctor :   after before getting up from bed
Doctor :   it works for some
Doctor :   by relieving nausea feeling
User :   oh ok
User :   she didn't take any anti vomitting pils
User :   ooops
User :   sorry
User :   she has taken an anti vomitting pill " pulin"
Doctor :   Some of the effective home remedies for vomiting are as follows. Have a cup of ginger tea, Eat a mixture of honey and powder of 2 roasted cardamoms, Have a glass of chilled lime juice, Have a mixture of 1 tsp mint juice, 1 tsp lime juice, 1/2 tsp ginger juice and 1 tsp honey. Slowly sip a glass of honey water, Have one tsp onion juice in regular interval, Slowly sip a glass of chilled cola, Relax for some time
Doctor :   For the first twelve hours after vomiting do not take any solid food. Limit yourself only to liquids like apple juice, carbonated juices, water and so on. Avoid citrus juices and dairy products for the first 24 hours.
Doctor :   During the next twelve hours gradually start eating banana, peeled apple, boiled potatoes, boiled rice and soup without cream.
Doctor :   After 24 hours you can have cottage cheese, non-fat milk, broiled chicken, lean meat and so on.
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   Once vomiting stops, do not rush to normal diet immediately. If vomiting continues then it is advisable to see a doctor as soon as possible.
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Doctor :   Dr is a great expert
User :   my friends is in
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User :   i m in and my friend is in
Doctor :   use this link
User :   sure Doctor
Doctor :   she can get a telephone call from dr
Doctor :   if she wants
Doctor :   or else meet some dr from
Doctor :   anyway she needs admission in a hospital
Doctor :   since she is not taking oral foods
Doctor :   she needs iv dextrose solutions now
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   because dehydratio can set in fast
Doctor :   Is There anything else i can help you with now?
User :   yes
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User :   could you have Dr. call her ?
Doctor :   yes
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Doctor :   if she wants
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User :   ok
User :   Thanks a lot Doctor, i hope this will be helpful for her
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with now?
User :   nothing much doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consultation..Bye for now
User :   i think i got the help needed
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   Take care....
User :   Take care
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Bye.......
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