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Food poisoning,vomitting and loose stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hi I have been travelling for the last 3 days. Yday i seem to have eaten some food which has caused me kind of food poisoning..... i have severe stomach ache. Last night i puked a lot and still feel a slight pain in my tummy. Also stomach is felling bloated and stool is watery
Doctor :   is there mucus or blood in stools?
Doctor :   are stools foul smelling?
User :   yes very fould smelling
Doctor :   what is the color of vomitus?
Doctor :   is there mucus or blood in stools?
User :   cant notice any blood
User :   the vomit was actually the lunch i ate.... in morning i had lots of warm water with salt and puked, that puke was yellowish
User :   this is today morning
Doctor :   ok. please rate your abdomen pain on scale of 1-10 with 10 being highest pain
User :   last evening was 8.... just now intermittently its about 3-4
User :   i have taken Dabur Pudinhara in the morning and last night
Doctor :   ok. is it a dull pain or sharp shooting pain or cramping pain?
User :   just now its dull pain... the kind u get when u have an empty stomach at times. but dont feel like eating anything and have a bowel sensation
User :   since lunch ydya i have not eaten anything either
Doctor :   ok. I would recommend you to take Syrup Digene 20 ml and eat some light food (something bland).
Doctor :   and meet a physician/gastroenterologist for examination. since your stomach is bloated, examination done needs to rule out other serious issues (other than food poisoning).
Doctor :   stools being with foul smell also indicate infection
Doctor :   you will need to be put on antibacterial and antiprotozoal medications to control the infection and your symptoms
User :   thanks doc will start medication right away and take doctors appointment.
Doctor :   ok. is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thats it thanks a lot
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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