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Vomiting episodes and chest pain in 2 year old child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   my kid is having vomitings and is not eating anything since today morning
User :   he is 2 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   he says he has some pain in his chest
Doctor :   ok
User :   he didnt eat anything since today morning
Doctor :   does he have any cough?
User :   no cough
User :   cold or fever
Doctor :   fever?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no fever
Doctor :   what is the exact location of his chest pain?
User :   he does point at the center of chest
User :   he does not pin point the pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   he keeps his hand on his chest
User :   and indicates he has some pain
Doctor :   was it all sudden?
User :   vomitings are from today morning
User :   but with regards to chest pain...
Doctor :   how many episodes of vomits did he get since morning?
User :   whenever he feels like vomiting he says he has some pain in his chest
User :   3 times
Doctor :   what was the color of vomit ? whether it is normal food or any green vomit?
User :   its was white...
User :   i mean only the food
User :   vomitus
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   Does he have any other problem apart from this vomiting and chest pain?
User :   no....

Doctor :   okay
User :   sorry.
User :   he always have some issue with his urine.
Doctor :   okay
User :   he drinks a lot of water and he wants to go to urine even after he does it just a minute or so
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   How many glasses of water does he drink inn a day
User :   around 750 to 1 liter a day

Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   it is the normal intake
User :   ok
Doctor :   So, does he have any other problems right now?
User :   no
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   Does he have any food from outside restaurant?
User :   he had some milkshake and some potato chips last night

Doctor :   okay

User :   which we get in McDonalds
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Based on the infromation you provided , your child condition looks like Some Food poisoning which was transient and needs not much attention
Doctor :   Is he still complaining chest pain
Doctor :   ?
User :   yes intermittently
User :   he never had any sort of problem since his birth
Doctor :   Some times mild lung infections can also present like this , but after 2 -3 days usually children starts coughing in lung infections
User :   no cough at alll...
Doctor :   But In lung infections, most of the instances will present with fever, so probably it is not a lung infection
User :   k

Doctor :   Does he still have vomits?
User :   not for the last 2 hours

Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   give him ORS and fruit juices first
User :   ok

Doctor :   to replenish the flui dlevel in the body
User :   ok
Doctor :   and wait for remission as most of the times they ll decrease spontaneously
User :   ok

Doctor :   sometimes chestpain might be because of force induced by vomitings
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if vomiting still continues then you can try antiemetic syrups .
User :   okay
User :   we have given him Vomikid 2 hours back
User :   since then he didnt have any vomiting
Doctor :   ok good
Doctor :   so wait for remission tonight
User :   okay
User :   any dietary recommendations???
Doctor :   give him soft diet
Doctor :   and give him orange juice which is less emetic in nature
User :   ok doc

User :   we will do as adviced by you
User :   for tonight
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   report me the progress by tomorrow morning
User :   yes ....i willl
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have a nice day
User :   thanks

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