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Muscle pain, stomach pain, chillings - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello my mother has been feeling really sick for the last week and she just keeps getting worse first it started off with stomach pains and chilling then she had the feeling of being really thirsty can't get enough to drink now she is having muscle pains and is feeling really light headed.
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hello my mother has been feeling really sick for the last week and she just keeps getting worse first it started off with stomach pains and chilling then she had the feeling of being really thirsty can't get enough to drink now she is having muscle pains and is feeling really light headed.
Doctor :   ok, did she have loose stools or vomiting ?
User :   a little diarrhea the first night nothing too bad
Doctor :   were they watery ?
User :   No soft
User :   She said her inside feel like they are on fire
Doctor :   is she on any medications ?
User :   no
User :   She was wondering if she has been poisoned by antifreeze?
Doctor :   Does she have breathlessness ?
User :   no not really
User :   What do you think is wrong with her?
User :   She has also been really tired lately
Doctor :   It could probably be Acid peptic disease
Doctor :   the symptoms are typical
User :   She is also really weak
User :   She feels like she can hardly move
Doctor :   that would be due to low food intake ?
User :   She has been eating really good though
Doctor :   ok, then the digestion sparse , eating well but adding less to the body is one of the presentation n acid peptic disease
Doctor :   also have you got her pap smear done ?
User :   yes she has had one this year and everything came out normal
Doctor :   good , then the probable reason would be acid peptic disease ( may be due to stress )
User :   Ok so what do we do for that
User :   ?
Doctor :   ok, give her antacids like PRILOSEC OTC once a day early in the morning for a week
Doctor :   before food
User :   ok thanks is there any way this will go away?
Doctor :   and if the symptoms get down then its confirmed that its acid peptic disease , then you may have to get upper GI endoscopy to get better picture and severity of the illness
User :   Ok thank you soo much I really do appreciate it
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   bye
User :   you too
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