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Pregnancy, loose motions and vomitting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   My wife is 15 week pregnant.she is having a loose motions and vomitting
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i think i had a chat with her couple of days back
User :   our gynaec is out of station and now we are worried
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   please tell me
Doctor :   can you elaborate on her symptoms
User :   weakness,continuous vomiting i.e after eating anything she cnt digest she then vomits n nw loose motion has started since yesterday.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she have a recent history of eating out or eating something new
User :   yes we had some outside food
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   generally in the initial few weeks of pregnancy , there will be normally vomitting
Doctor :   this is morning sickness it is expected to come down as pregnancy advances
Doctor :   also since she will be on iron supplements , it will cause gastritis causing these symptoms
User :   We are more worried about the loose motions we think the baby might get affected
Doctor :   but as she has loose stools
Doctor :   it has to be evaluated
Doctor :   it can be an infection
Doctor :   and she may need to do some tests
Doctor :   blood tests , urine test and stool tests
Doctor :   if there is a history of eating out
Doctor :   then it needs evaluation
User :   shoud we go the doctor before the test
Doctor :   yes , it would be better
User :   but our gyanec is out of station
Doctor :   ok , you can see another gynec
Doctor :   it will not be a problem
User :   can u suggest any good gynaec
Doctor :   do you want us to suggest you
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your location
User :   kurla
User :   west
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your contact no
Doctor :   and mail id
User :  
Doctor :   thanks for the details
Doctor :   our customer team will call you
Doctor :   to fix an appointment with a gynecologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   till then ask her to take as much as flluids as possible
Doctor :   she must prevent dehydration
Doctor :   sips of ORS will help
User :   ok
User :   is electrol ok
Doctor :   she may need iv fluids if the vomit and loose motions odes not stop
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes , it is ok , let her consume how much ever as possible
Doctor :   our customer team will call you
Doctor :   and fix an appointment
User :   ok
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
User :   when can i expect a call
User :   yes
Doctor :   in few minutes
Doctor :   are there any other questions ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   we will make note
User :   n yes she has nt taken anything since morning do u think after taking ors she will stop vomiting
Doctor :   i suggest you can take her to a doctor today itself if you can get the appointment
Doctor :   meanwhile please continue with ORS
Doctor :   if gynec is not available tale her to a physician
User :   k
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   maain thing is she not get dehydrated
Doctor :   ask her to eat something , bland
User :   physician?will tht work I Mean will he understand her problem
Doctor :   yes , he will , i said if gynec not available today or in near time , physician will be an alternate
Doctor :   i meant take her soon and get her medical care
Doctor :   do not post pone
User :   ya vl do so n thnx for your suggestion
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   are there any other questions ?
User :   no thnk u n u tc
Doctor :   ok thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   Bye for now
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