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Anemic, diarrhea, severe dehydration - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   My mom is not well today
Doctor :   ok
User :   Loose motions
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   since when does she have loose motions ?
User :   Late night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did she have any history of eating outside recently
User :   She is anemic
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
User :   Let me tell you about her-
Doctor :   does she have stomach ache?
Doctor :   ok please proceed
User :   She is 46
User :   She is anemic
User :   Low BP, Low Calcium and Hb
User :   For the last 2 years she is having Calcium tabs and hemap
Doctor :   ok
User :   And now maintaining good health
Doctor :   ok
User :   Had simmilar problem 2 years ago
User :   Now the problem is she had overeating yeasterday..
Doctor :   what are her symptoms at present ?
User :   but had motions 4times throughout the night
User :   today at 6am
User :   she felt very week
User :   And got unconcious
Doctor :   ok
User :   Then she had Gulocose twice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is she now?
User :   at 6 and 7 and 8
Doctor :   is she concious?
User :   also had 1 banana at 7.30
Doctor :   ok
User :   She is ok now
Doctor :   any episodes of vomit and stomach ache ?
User :   No
Doctor :   let me explain it to you
Doctor :   she is dehydrated
User :   Please
Doctor :   as you said she was unconscious last night
Doctor :   she needs to see a doctor soon
User :   Today morning
Doctor :   as she can go unconscious again
User :   for couple of seconds
Doctor :   as and when she passes stools , she will get more dehydrated over the day
Doctor :   she needs to be checked and examined for blood pressure and the severity of dehydration
User :   Ok
Doctor :   she may need glucose drips if more dehydration is noticed
User :   Ok
Doctor :   meanwhile she needs to drink as much as fluids as possible
Doctor :   ORS/Electrol powder in water will be helpful
User :   She is having gulocose and electrol
Doctor :   ask her to keep drinking as much as possible throughout the day
User :   Ok
Doctor :   she may need a course of antibiotics
User :   Ok
Doctor :   so i suggest you to take her to a doctor
User :   Ok
Doctor :   apart from this let her avoid spicy food
Doctor :   andtea and coffee
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ask her not to eat out and not to eat processed food like cheese, pizza, etc
Doctor :   fresh fruit juices and green leafy vegetables will be helpful
User :   I have brought coconut water
Doctor :   ok, she can have it
Doctor :   but i prefer ORS /ELECTROL over it
Doctor :   till she sees a doctor
User :   Ok
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
Doctor :   jhope i answered your question
User :   Yes
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me
User :   Just one
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   I have brought CIPLOX TZ and LOPAMIDE for her
Doctor :   who prescribed this?
User :   My friend who runs a medical store
Doctor :   i would not suggest to take this without a doctor's prescription
User :   Ok
User :   Yeah... Thanks
Doctor :   as it is an antibiotic
Doctor :   and lopamide is not advisable
Doctor :   so please see the doctor
Doctor :   are you there
User :   Yes
User :   Sure
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
User :   Yes
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   pleasure here
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