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Appendicitis and blood in vomit - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXXXX here
Doctor :   Please proceed with your health query
User :   i have pain in the stomach
Doctor :   please describe your symptoms in detail.
User :   2 days
User :   very bad pain
User :   vomiting
User :   dizziness
Doctor :   ok
User :   blood coming out
Doctor :   since when you are having these symptoms/
User :   2 days
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   yes.
Doctor :   have you changed your eating habits?
Doctor :   is there stress associated?
User :   too much stress
User :   no money
User :   no wife
User :   3 children to take care of
Doctor :   are you sleeping well?
Doctor :   please describe your diet of one day to me.
User :   i am vomiting blood
Doctor :   is it fresh blood or altered blood?
User :   how do i tell
User :   1 tsp
Doctor :   please rate your stomach pain on scale of 1-10
Doctor :   with 10 being highest pain
User :   20
User :   below the belly button
Doctor :   is he vomitus red or brown in color?
User :   red
Doctor :   ok. then it suggests emergency.are you passing black stools?
Doctor :   did you have history of gastric problems in past?
User :   it is only 1 tea spoon
User :   normal stool
User :   the blood was 2 days ago
Doctor :   ok.
User :   but having too much tummy pain
Doctor :   are you any medications?
User :   no
User :   ??
Doctor :   ok. Take Tab Prilosec for your symptoms two times a day
Doctor :   if pain is not coming down in few hours
User :   some one told me it may be appendix
Doctor :   then visit a urgent care center for examination to rule out serious issues
User :   or diverticulosis
Doctor :   is your pain on right lower abdomen?
User :   right
Doctor :   then it could be appendicitis, requiring immediate attention. you will need an ultrasound scan done to confirm its diagnosis.
User :   ??????????
User :   ?????
Doctor :   and get started on treatment.
Doctor :   if it is acute appendicitis or inflammation of appendix, then you will need to get it operated.
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