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Nausea, bloating in the stomach. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i am feeling bloated in the stomach.
User:it feels like indigestiion
User:i went to toilet 3 times but still i feel i am unable to empty my bowel
Doctor:Since when do you this problem?
Doctor:Are you passing loose stools?
User:last 2-3 days
User:no loose stools
Doctor:Do you have upper abdominal pain?
User:no pain
User:but i feel nausatic
Doctor:Any vomiting?
Doctor:Do you have generalised weakness, tiredness, body aches?
User:but my mouth feels full of saliva
Doctor:How is your appetite?
User:apetite is less only
Doctor:Do you have generalised weakness, tiredness, body aches?
User:i feel like eating but when i eat it feels heavy
User:no body aches but tirednessBloati
Doctor:Are you feeling feverish?
User:little heavy head
User:no flavour in the mouth..
User:feel like burping.
User:]but no burps
Doctor:The symptoms you describe suggest that you might be suffering from a mild infection
User:i have to spitt every few minutes else i feel i might vomit
Doctor:Lower intestinal infection.
Doctor:Such mild infection usually settle down in a few days.
Doctor:You can take some symptom relieving medications such as
User:but its been 3 days already.
Doctor:1. Syp Gelusil 5ml thrice a day before meals
Doctor:2. Lactobacillus supplement like sporolac tablets thrice a day for 2-3 days.
Doctor:3. Eat a bland, less spicy food.
User:this is to be taken before or after meals?
Doctor:Semisolid / liquid diet that is easily digestible is preferable.
Doctor:*sporolac tablet can be taken after food
User:i often eat outside so is there a precautionary tablet that i can take to prevent infection and aid digestion?
Doctor:4. Along with this plenty of fruits and vegetables and multivitamin pills such as zicovit - one pill a day for a week
Doctor:will fasten your recovery.
Doctor:5. Keep drinking plenty of fluids and watch out for fever
Doctor:If you develop high grade fever or severe loose stools or recurring vomiting
Doctor:you need to consult your doctor.
Doctor:A course of antibiotics would be needed then.
Doctor:Mild infection which are usually viral in nature can last for minimum of 2-3 days to 7-10 days.
Doctor:The aforementioned measures should help you in controlling the symptoms.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:since i eat outside food quite often should i consider deworming. is there any harm in taking deworming taBLETS
Doctor:You can consider deworming.
Doctor:It wouldn't cause any harm.
User:DEWORM tablet????
Doctor:You would need an antibiotic like albendazole which needs to be taken twice.
Doctor:Once now and another pill after a week.
Doctor:Your local doctor
User:can i take it along with thre aforementioned medicines?
Doctor:can prescribe the right dose of this antibiotic or an alternative suited antihelminthic to take care of any worms.
Doctor:Yes, the deworming process can be done simultaneously with the earlier mentioned measures/medical drugs.
Doctor:Have you followed what i suggested?
User:i havent noticed nay worms but my chemist friend suggested it is a good idea to deowrm oce in 6 months and so.
Doctor:Deworming is important in children,
Doctor:but if you have history of eating outside
Doctor:and you are not sure of the hygeine of the food that you eat outside
User:yes i eat 6 out 7 days in week
Doctor:you can consider deworming.
User:ok thanks.
Doctor:Worm in stools suggested severe infestation and deworing is a necessity then.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes thanks
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Wish you a speedy recovery.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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