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Having severe stomach ache and giddiness. Report show increase in WBC. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i happen to speak to a lady doc yesterday night
User:for my wife
User:she had severe stomach ache and giddiness
User:got her admitted at 2am today morning
User:however there are some tests that are done
User:and the initial findings state that there is an increase of WBC
User:close to 15ooo
User:which states that there is an infection in the blood
User:there is also another test
User:iam not able to recollect the name
User:but the normal count for a person should be
User:where as for my wife its at 18
Doctor:Do you mean ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)?
User:i guess so
User:the doc said it determines the intensity of the infection
User:he also said that the ultrasound initial report
User:shows that there is an hemaroage in the ovary
User:what does this mean
User:and how complicated it this
User:and what is the solution
Doctor:May I know the location of her abdomen pain?
Doctor:Is it on the left side or right side?
User:however he is yet to confirm this to me thru reports
Doctor:Above or below the umbilicus?
User:lower abdomen
Doctor:Right or left side?
User:a bit lower i suppose
User:is what she is saying
User:but her stomach has blotted
User:and has become hard
Doctor:Does she have nausea, vomiting, fever?
Doctor:Has she passed stools?
User:not really, 99%, passed stool normal, yesterday night 3 times, with pain
Doctor:And whether or not any X-ray of abdomen was done?
User:no, only ultrasound
Doctor:Let me brief you.
User:an x XXXXXXX of the shoulder was taken
User:since she has pain in her shoulder as well
Doctor:Presence of leucocytosis (increased WBC count)suggest infection.
Doctor:hemorrhage in the ovaries suggest a rupture ovarian follicle.
User:what is that
User:is this complicated
Doctor:it is necessary to know whether or not this rupture is limited to the ovary or gone into the peritoneum.
Doctor:The scan reports and preferably an X-ray abdomen can tell us more about that.
Doctor:However the doctor who has examined her will be the right person to take this decision.
Doctor:Rupture ovaries is a bit complicated and usually need surgery.
User:what is it is, could u let me know the it something critical
Doctor:The initial treatment would be giving her IV fluids and treating infection with IV antibiotics
User:that is what they are doing now
Doctor:I might be able to make you understand this problem better on a phone call. Can I call you now to discuss about it?
User:yes sure
Doctor:May I know your phone number?
Doctor:Hope I have clarified the issues with you.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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