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Stomach pain and Diarrhoea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you?
User :   im am having stomach pains n loose motions
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
since when are you facing the problem?
User :   my uncle is a doctor

User :  
he told me to take imodium, couple of tablets
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
my stomach started rumbling on sunday when i took eno
User :  
but since monday evening my situations turned quite bad
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i wudav gone to the toilet 15 times
User :  
so by the end of it i had no choice but to take imodium
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i wud not have bothered exepct that I had an IUI 15 days back
User :  
and when I spoke to my Gynae she gave me some random medicines
User :  
1st she said have bifilal, then she asked me to take taxim-o
User :  
since i was getting no relief i called my uncle up
Doctor :   ok

User :  
he suggested i have imodium
User :  
so i had 2 tablets yday
User :  
now my situation is such that im not running to the toilet every 30 mins-to an hour
User :  
but im afraid to take any more imodium...coz im worried I may be pregant
Doctor :   ok

User :  
im still having some loose motions and stomach ache
User :  
so what do u suggest
Doctor :  
plz provide your age
User :  
30 years
Doctor :  
do you mean intrauterine insemination by IUI
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
so you are trying to be pregnant?
User :  
me, my husband and 2 of his friends all had upset stomach after going to sagar on saturday night
User :   yes

Doctor :  
ok
User :   so?

Doctor :  
i suggest you to rehydrate well with ORS and wait till tomorrow morning?
User :   n not take any more imodium?

Doctor :  
loperamide "Imodium" is safe
Doctor :  
you can take it
Doctor :   since the frequency of loose stools is reduced you may wait till morning
User :   means it wont threaten health of my fetus...assuming I have one

Doctor :  
do you have fever?
User :  
i had fever on monday
User :  
dont have any more fever
User :  
yday i had severe back ache and stomach ache so i took meftal before going to sleep
Doctor :  
ok
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loperamide is a US FDA approved drug and it has no effects on pregnancy
User :   thats a relief
User :  
im ok with the number of visits to the bathroom
User :  
but its just that the rumbling in the stomach and pain is aweful
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
can i take a safe pain relief medicine for this
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
you can take a crocin
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paracetamol is a preferable pain reliever during pregnancy
User :  
is safe?coz im already taking a blood thinner, ecosprin since IUI
Doctor :  
ecosprin is also a pain reliever so you can continue with it
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what dose are you taking?
User :   one tablet

User :  
il tell u exact details
User :  
gimme 1 min
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is it 75 mg?
User :  
yes
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
then it is safe
User :  
to take crocin?
User :  
stomach ache is in spasms
Doctor :  
crocin is a paracetamol and it is safe also during preganancy
User :  
right
Doctor :  
most of the pain relievers cross placenta and hence restricted
User :  
so crocin will help against this spasms of pain in stomach
Doctor :  
for spasms meftal spas wilkl work in a better way
User :   and meftal is safe to use in early pregnancy right?

Doctor :  
yes, there are no incidences reported and it appears to be safe
User :  
right
User :  
so now im going to have a tablet of meftal
User :  
and tomorrow morning depending on my condition I should take an imodium, right?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   is that a yes

Doctor :  
yezs
Doctor :  
*yes
User :  
thanks a lot doctor for taking the time
Doctor :   have you filled the feedback form

Doctor :  
?
User :  
i have
User :   thank u

Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :  
I will certainly do so
User :  
have a good day
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