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Suffering from stomach ache, underweight - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Gud evening, may I chat with any Paediatrician
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   its regarding my daughter aged 7 1/2yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   my daughter has been complaining of stomach ache for the last 3 yrs : however its been on and off
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she having any difficulty passing motion?
User :   absolutely no
Doctor :   ok
User :   every morng its ok
Doctor :   is the pain at a particular site in the stomach?
User :   we have been giving deworming med every 6mnths
Doctor :   or is it diffuse all over the abdomen?
Doctor :   ok
User :   its not on right side : some times its left side
Doctor :   lower abdomen or upper?
User :   its lower
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she passing any worms in her stools?
User :   near and around belly botton
Doctor :   ok
User :   not noticed
Doctor :   since when are you getting deworming done for her?
User :   one imp input
Doctor :   ok
User :   she grinds her teeth in sleep and she keeps turning sides in the bed at night
Doctor :   ok
User :   since when are you getting deworming done for her?
Doctor :   i suggest you get a stool exam done for her
User :   since child hood
Doctor :   for ova and cysts
Doctor :   does she have any other symptoms like fever, burning while passing urine, cough
User :   it was done once she was admitted in hospital for 3 days for a through check up a few months back
Doctor :   why?was deworming suggested by a doctor?
Doctor :   and what were the results
User :   generally every 6 mnths was suggested for lack of appetite : presently her wt is 15 Kgs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as the tests were done a few months back
User :   Stool examination for RR/ME was suggested in January 2008
Doctor :   i suggest you get a routine stool exam and a haemoglobin test done
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   and the results?
User :   haemoglobin was also done feb 08
User :   the results are:-
User :   Hb 11.0
Doctor :   ok
User :   TLC 6,400/cm
Doctor :   k
User :   DLC P 52%
User :   L 43%
User :   E 03%
Doctor :   ok
User :   B 00%
User :   M 02%
Doctor :   and stool exam?
User :   AEC 150/cmm
Doctor :   ok
User :   no MP seen
Doctor :   k
User :   stool was normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   one more input
Doctor :   ok
User :   she complaints of stomach in the early morng
Doctor :   ok
User :   therefore Doc suggested
User :   it could be she is averse of goiing to school
User :   which is generally the case
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is her school performance?
User :   but my daughter loves school and her teacher
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she have friends in school?
User :   there is no pressure at school either
Doctor :   ok
User :   friends at school and home are healthy]
Doctor :   i suggest visiting a gastro enterologist
User :   she mingles around with new ones as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   we can fix an appointment for you if you wish
Doctor :   she is grossly underweight
User :   ok
Doctor :   does she always eat poorly?
User :   info idea weight?
User :   eating poorly yes and also slow
Doctor :   20-22 kgs
User :   ok
Doctor :   try giving her egg
Doctor :   milk
User :   she loves non - veg
User :   ok
Doctor :   the food she eats should be small in quantity but rich
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can give her fish
User :   ok she does eat fish
Doctor :   also chicken liver
User :   ok
Doctor :   meanwhile she needs to see a gastroenterologist to determine the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can also give her a vitamin supplement called MULTIBITE MINERALS PLUS
User :   which comapnyy?
Doctor :   its a nutrirional supplement especially for kids her age
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   for more info you can alco contact User :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
User :   ok
Doctor :   please confirm your details
Doctor :   tthanks
User :   rest r ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanx DOC
Doctor :   Thanks for Consulting Health care Magic. IF you find this service helpful please refer your friends and family members.
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