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Stomach pain, watery stools, home remedies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am still having sqeezing pain in my stomach
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   and my stool is watery
User :   3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any vomiting?
User :   its gas but i have not taken any medication
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have any fever?
User :   no
Doctor :   how may times you passed loose stools?
User :   3 times
Doctor :   any medications you took?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you able to take your food, any nausea feeling?
User :   i can eat food
User :   pain is on amd off
Doctor :   i suggest you to drink lot of water to prevent dehydration
Doctor :   Drink lot of butter milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   eat curd rice till your stomach is fine
User :   ok
User :   what about the sqeezing pain
Doctor :   which country do you stay
Doctor :   I am trying to search for a tablet
User :   s
Doctor :   Actually I have to give yoiu a over the counter medicine
Doctor :   for the pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   which I am not quite sure of in those islands
User :   we have good chemist here
Doctor :   You can take a combination of Mefenamic acid + Dicyclomine
Doctor :   twice daily
User :   ok
Doctor :   I do not know whether it is an over the counter drug or not
Doctor :   there in Fiji
User :   i am sure i can get it here
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Would you like a home remedy too
User :   it will cure my gastric problem
User :   yes home remedy better
User :   give me home remedy
Doctor :   Prepare a mixture of basil leaves, ¼ teaspoon of salt, 3 tablespoon of curd and pinch of black pepper. Eat the mixture.
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water to flush out all the toxins and nutrients causing cramps.
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   I hope these will help you
User :   i am not sure of basil leaves
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are the pains sever
Doctor :   and crampy?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do not have fruits
User :   sudden pains comes up
User :   yes
Doctor :   which cause more acid secretions
Doctor :   If such sudden pain comes up you can put heating pad over the stomach
User :   ok
User :   i am going overseas in 2 days time
Doctor :   Hot tea with lemon juice, ginger, cinnamom
User :   so i need quick remedy
Doctor :   shall reduce the pain
Doctor :   How many episodes of loose motions yet
User :   4
Doctor :   when was the first and last episode
User :   in the morning
User :   and late afternoon
Doctor :   Is it watery / bloody ?
User :   only watery
Doctor :   Do not worry, eat hot food, drink 12 glasses of water, when in pain do one of the above things I mentioned
Doctor :   Food is better in the form of butter milk
Doctor :   curd rice
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take care to avoid outside food
Doctor :   for next 1 week
Doctor :   drink coconut water/electral water
User :   ok
Doctor :   to replenish the minerals you lose thru stools
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did yuu follow ?
User :   a
User :   yes
User :   any other home remedy
Doctor :   Please get back to me if you have increased frequency
Doctor :   You will be confused amongst the
Doctor :   more over home remedies apply when you stop having loose stools
Doctor :   So it is not good to follow all of them
Doctor :   Choose the heating pad, the tea with lemon, cinnamom, ginger
Doctor :   for the cramps
User :   Is there any types of food I should avoid to eat ?
Doctor :   Outside food, not hot foods, Oily and spicy foods are avoided
Doctor :   for next 2 weeks
Doctor :   till the gut settles
User :   I had beer so can that also then the pain started so is beer the main reason of my pain ?
Doctor :   Good that you mentioned
Doctor :   yes it is possibility
User :   yes so I shouldn't drink beer/fizzy drinks ??
Doctor :   Yes, you understood the point
User :   Can I drink whisky with water ?
Doctor :   No alcohols plzzz
User :   ok
Doctor :   sorry alcohol plz
User :   so should I or shouldn't I ?
Doctor :   You should not have alcohol
User :   Can I drink fruit juice ?
Doctor :   You can prepare by yourself, not outside
Doctor :   the water, oily and spices, alcohol could be culprit
Doctor :   so take care of these,
Doctor :   Is there anything else
Doctor :   I can assist you with?
User :   well nothing for now but will get back to you if my pain doesnt settle
User :   I am going abroad
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   sure I will be here to assist you always
Doctor :   You can login that country and chat with us
User :   in two days so I ahev to eat outside will this make my pain worse ?
Doctor :   always
Doctor :   THat is the comfort of the service
Doctor :   See that you do not choose anything spicy and oily
Doctor :   carry a mineral water
Doctor :   restrict to Vegeterian food in the menu
Doctor :   boiled items are better
User :   ok and drinking the fruit juice which is packed commercially makes a difference in drinking natural home made fruit juices bcoz I dont think I'll be able to make fruit juice there ?
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   no issue
User :   ok thank you I guess that clears all my doubts for now

Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, Have a nice time during your tri
Doctor :   Hope you get well soon
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