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Symptoms and medicines for gastroenteritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   i am writing my Symptoms here for a problem that I am facing
Doctor :   ok
User :   my age is 27+
User :   1- Heavy vomiting friday night(23rd April'10) followed by loose motion. Took XXX XXXXXXXX and home remedies to treat bad digestion but that didn't make any difference. 2- Took a single capsule Sunday afternoon to stop loose motion and seems like it controlled digestion upto decent extent but weakness was present. 3- Monday onwards loose motion stopped but stool was loose, with a heavy weakness in day time. In the late evening I feel cold (but no temperature) and after taking rest for a while it feels better and weakness vanishes for a while. 4- tongue and mouth taste bitter as if I am eating some antibiotic (but I am not).
Doctor :   ok
User :   doctor, are u able to diagnose it with something..?
Doctor :   it is just gastroenteritis
Doctor :   and following you have tiredness which is usual
User :   alright
User :   now how can we treat it..?
Doctor :   since th loose stools has stoped
Doctor :   you need not take any antibiotic
User :   suggest me one please
Doctor :   antibiotic not necessary
Doctor :   what you need is antacid
User :   ah i see '[
User :   ignore that sign at the end
Doctor :   cap omez 10 mg two times a day for 5 days in empty stomach
User :   i dont know what is antacid, please suggest me one and also the food precautions i should take
User :   ok
User :   empty stomach - as in one in the morning after getting up and when shud i take the second one..?
Doctor :   the second should be taken in the evening
User :   ok
User :   any precautions in the food habits in short term?
Doctor :   bland diet
Doctor :   avoid spicy and oily foods for a week
User :   ok
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   aslo take tab B-plex forte one tablet after the dinner
User :   ok
Doctor :   this is to alleviate your weakness
User :   ah alright
Doctor :   thanks for consulting health care magic
User :   thanks, just a small feedback - i find the consultation to the point but i cant find a button to close this session on the website
User :   good bye and thanks
Doctor :   bye for now
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