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Vomiting and viral flu over a month - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   i have some one who has a bad case of the flu she has had it for 5 weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   does the flu last that long
Doctor :   no exactly
User :   she refuses to got to the doctor
Doctor :   what are the problems she had
Doctor :   cough/ cold/ bodypains
Doctor :   fever
User :   and she says ithurts on her side and it hurts to cough and has really bad pains don't know about fever
Doctor :   what is that hurts?
Doctor :   headache
Doctor :   ?
User :   her right side of stomach
Doctor :   oh
Doctor :   does she have diarrhoea or vomitings?
User :   vomitting
Doctor :   is she still vomiting
User :   yes
Doctor :   does the vomiting related to food
User :   yes she can't keep any down
Doctor :   didnt she see a doc yet in these 5 weeks
User :   no
Doctor :   what are the medications she was using
User :   she won't go
Doctor :   age, occupation, location?
User :   13
User :   why location
Doctor :   Just wanted to know the location
Doctor :   The causes differ accordingto the location also
User :   xxxxx
User :   what could it be
Doctor :   is it xxxxx
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   so then what could it be
Doctor :   I would better ask you to see a doctor because the viral GE doesnt last long
Doctor :   how is the stool?
Doctor :   any mucus or blood?
User :   mucus
Doctor :   ok it could be Giardiasis or Lactose intolerance
User :   i can't make her go she is my neighbors kid
Doctor :   THere are many causes though
User :   i had appendicitis when i was a kid and it looks like the same symptoms
Doctor :   i am giving you the most probable and common ones
Doctor :   appendicitis has similar features too
Doctor :   but it can be diagnosed on examination onluy
Doctor :   So get a stool examination, blood examination and Ultrasound done
Doctor :   Anyway we are based in India ,
User :   well i can't take her she is not mine
Doctor :   there is nothing i can help you then
Doctor :   I am sorry
User :   k byee
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