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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 18 year old daughter got really daughter got really drunk last night. Came home and vomited 4 times and then was unconscious except when we screamed her name. Called an ambulance and took her to the hospital. They gave her IV with Zofran in it and sent a couple home with her. She is feeling horrible today still sick to her stomach and even says she feels like her face is on fire. She has eaten some and drank some water and gatorade. How long till she feels better and what else can be done. The doctor also said it appeared someone had put speed or meth in her drink. Please advise on how to make her more comfortable.
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   She never drinks, I am sure she has tried some drinks but nothing like this...
Doctor :   DID the doctor prescribe any medication for her?
User :   Only gave her 2 zofran to bring home and she took those last night and one today. She has compazine from a stomach virus several weeks ago can she take that and what else can I do to make her feel better, how long will it be til she feels better
User :   Hello
Doctor :   She needs to given plenty of fluids.
Doctor :   Give fresh fruits juices.
User :   Thats it?
Doctor :   Most of the symptoms are due to dehydration.
Doctor :   Is she is awake, able to talk, move around?
User :   Yes but feels worse when she gets up
Doctor :   That is get better with time.
Doctor :   How much fluids was given in the hospital?
User :   Ok what about taking the compazine SHe was given one bag
User :   One bag of fluids. She is drinking a smoothie now
Doctor :   That is good sign.
Doctor :   She can take it.
Doctor :   But you have to consult her treating doctor first.
Doctor :   Does she have burning sensation in the stomach?
User :   OK. Anything else? Should she feel better this evening? Feels like hunger in her stomach
Doctor :   She should feel better by evening.
User :   THanks
Doctor :   Provided you give good amount of fluids.
Doctor :   If there is any gastric problem you can give some antacid.
Doctor :   Did you follow what i have said?
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