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Gastroenteritis, loose stool, vomitings - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 54 years mother is suffering from loose stool. These are happening whenever she is taking any solid or liquid. Dr. suggested Sporolac tabs, but of no use. Please suggest which type of diet has to take any remedies.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Sir
User :   This is
User :   above is my problem
User :   my mom is suffering with both loose stool & vomitings from 2days
User :   doctor has given Sporolac tabs but of no use..
User :   and zerflox-oz IV 100ml twise daily
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and Vomikind injuction 3 times daily for 3 days
User :   but whenever she is taking any kind of food... liquid/solid its going to loose stool
User :   we are giving ORS(Electrol) ..
User :   Coconut water and butter milk... but of no use
Doctor :   Please follow the following steps : Doctor :   1. continue giving ors
User :   Kindly suggest any medicens / food items
User :   OK
Doctor :   at least 2 hrly
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Continue wiith the doctor's prescription of sporolac
Doctor :   and zerflox-oz
Doctor :   3. Give her lots of barley and butter milk veery one hour.
Doctor :   4.Is she very weak and how is her pulses
User :   weak but BP is normal...
Doctor :   How is her pulse rate ?
Doctor :   And how about any fever ?
User :   No fever
User :   vomitings is also there
Doctor :   How about any blood in stool ?
User :   no blood
User :   its full water type...
Doctor :   Use Vomikind from mankind from pharma that the doctor has prescribed.
Doctor :   very good medicine.
User :   the same injuction?
Doctor :   Or even tabs would do, how many vomiots today ?
User :   4-5
User :   loose stool - 7-8
User :   main problem is she is not feeling good to take food/liquids.. so facing stomach ache..
Doctor :   Ok, Please use Domstal tab thrice daily instead of the injections from tomorrow.
User :   is this for vomits?
Doctor :   Yes, very much.
User :   ok
Doctor :   5. Please do give her nice fried bread , toasted bread and jam if she likes
User :   Any suggested solid food...
User :   k
Doctor :   6. Or butter milk and rice,easily digestable.
User :   ok
Doctor :   7. give her beplex forte as she may be weak, it is a multivitamin tablet.
Doctor :   If she vomits out all the food , then put her on IV for one night today, if she vomits even the tablets and food, it is mandatory to put her on IV Fluids.
Doctor :   Hope you have followed .
Doctor :   But I feel if she feels a bit better and can have food , wait fro one more day.
User :   Ok sir...
User :   Sir... can she take coconut water..
Doctor :   Yes but only one per day.
User :   yester day already doctor had given 2-RL and 1-DNS IV fluids
Doctor :   As it has more Potassium and less sodium.
Doctor :   Give more electrals
Doctor :   Ok, That is fine then.
Doctor :   How about Widal test /
Doctor :   Does she have these symptoms for more than one week /
Doctor :   ?
User :   no from this thursday night
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Some tests also taken..
User :   Results: Sodium(Na+) - 133 MEq/l
User :   Potassium - 5.4 MEq/l
User :   Chlorides - 108 MEq/l
Doctor :   Lets wait , they usually get well in 3-4 days,can be general gastroenteritis.
User :   Blood Sugar- 90 mg/dl
User :   Serum Creatinine - 0.9 mg/dl
Doctor :   All are normal levels.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   Please give her reassurance and feed her liquids every hourly and she willl get well in a day.
Doctor :   And follow all the 6 steps that i have mentioned.
Doctor :   Sabu dhana payasam is also very good in these cases.
User :   can she take any Idly like food...
Doctor :   yes, but have to be very hot, and do not get from outside as by default they have soda in them in hotels.
User :   ok...
User :   Thank you very much doctor...
Doctor :   Anything bland that doesnt effect the gut mucosa.
User :   will follow the same ...
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care, bye for now.
User :   bye sir...
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