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Loose motions during pregnancy and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi. I have a query regarding my wife. She had stomach pain yesterday night and has got loose motions since morning. I need an advice from a gynecologist. Can some 1 help me?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.xxxx
User :   Good Evening Doctor
Doctor :   Iam an general practitioner
Doctor :   i can help you with in the best of my ability
User :   k
Doctor :   Did she take any special food items yestaerday?
User :   No
Doctor :   yesterday?
Doctor :   Is she having fever?
User :   No
Doctor :   I s it watery?
Doctor :   Or how many time did she had loose stools?
Doctor :   Did you use ORS solutions?
User :   yes........she has been to the loo 3 times
User :   What is a ORS solution?
Doctor :   ORS is oral re hydration solution
Doctor :   that will replenish the salt lost from the body
User :   She took Glucon D
Doctor :   if she lose excess salt she will be lethargic and tired
Doctor :   ok thats good
User :   She felt better after tat but motions have not stopped
User :   k........I need some pill as she is pregnant and if the motions are not controlled it may cause a problem
Doctor :   ok did she try taking lemon tea?
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   Yes
User :   It didnt help at all.
Doctor :   so try electrobion and lemon tea
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Then she might need
User :   She ate a biscuit and the stomach pain started again
Doctor :   iv fluids
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then she might probably need and injection to stop pain
User :   Electrobion is a tablet?
User :   Wat could have caused the pain
Doctor :   and diarrhea prevention drugs are not OTC
Doctor :   No it is a AAAAAAA o packet of powder
User :   Wat is OTC?
Doctor :   that you will have to mix with half liter of boiled water
Doctor :   OTC is over the counter drug
Doctor :   that you can get with out a dr prescription
User :   so i should tell the cheminst to give OTC rite
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   What you need to get is electrbion sachet?
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Try that now
Doctor :   and if still not controlled she needs admission
Doctor :   is she having vomiting?
Doctor :   is she taking some liquid foods?
User :   Electrbion is just going to help her regain energy
User :   I need a pill which will stop the motions
User :   If the motions are in control only then the stuff will work
Doctor :   yes i told it cannot be prescribed online
Doctor :   and above all she is pregnant
Doctor :   some medicines can be harmful
Doctor :   In what month is she now?
User :   She is 6 months pregnant
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is she vomiting?
Doctor :   i would advise you to take her to hospital if she is weak
User :   no
Doctor :   as some iv fluids will
Doctor :   help her a lot
Doctor :   since she might be low in glucose and blood volume
User :   So u cannot recommend any pill?
Doctor :   she might need DNS or D5 GLUCOSE
Doctor :   drips from hospital
Doctor :   they are not OTC's
User :   I know all this stuff doc
User :   I need a pill which is not harmful and will help her stop the motions
Doctor :   please undersatnd
Doctor :   without examining it is not possible to give such medicines
User :   I know abt DNS & Glucose
Doctor :   whcih will have some harmful effects too
Doctor :   the tablets are like loperamide
Doctor :   or racecadotril
Doctor :   whcih is not an OTC
Doctor :   So please take her to an hospital
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting....
Doctor :   Bye for now...
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