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Suggest treatment for recurrent stomach upset in a lactating mother - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
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User:Hello
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:I am a lactating mother.
Doctor:ok
User:Off late has been suffering from severe stomach upset. Took antibiotics for 3 days but the problem came back. Am currently on homeopathic medicine
User:Have been suffering from severe loose motion since yesterday midnight
User:Can I take Lomofen tablet? Is it safe for my baby or milk production?
Doctor:ok7
Doctor:give me min
Doctor:ill confirm and tell
User:sure
Doctor:It is category c medicine
Doctor:It can be taken
Doctor:One dose should not affect the baby
Doctor:but do not take more than that
Doctor:Also get checked for typhoid with typhidot
Doctor:take the dose at night since babies do not feed a lot during night time
User:okay
User:do I need to do blood tests for typhoid?
User:I do not fever though
Doctor:You are taking antibiotics but it came back
User:yes
Doctor:That is why I suggested that
Doctor:It is a blood test
User:okay.. I will do it
Doctor:Typhidot is the test name
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:no.. I will take lomofen two tablets?
Doctor:One tablet
Doctor:before sleeping
Doctor:after feeding your baby
User:ok
Doctor:Also take adequate ORS after each loose motion
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:yes.. thank you
Doctor:Do not worry about typhoid
Doctor:it just needs to be ruled out
Doctor:Most probably it is just a viral and will get better on its own
Doctor:Take care
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