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Chest pain, 2 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How fcan I help you?
User :   hi
User :   doc
User :   my kid has been complaining of chest pain for the last couple of days
User :   he is 2 yrs old
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he has vomitings as well
Doctor :   How many yet
User :   what ever he eats he vomits out
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   is he conscious
User :   we gave him vomikid and since then there are no vomiting episodes.....b
User :   yes he is
User :   conscious
User :   he feels like he is going to vomit
User :   n he complains of chest pain even if he is drinking a little amount of water
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   this will happen
User :   we are very concerned about his
Doctor :   this feeling after eructation
Doctor :   I suggest to take him to the nearby doctor or hospital
Doctor :   immediately
Doctor :   Since he is just 2 yr old
User :   ok
User :   he is sleeping now
Doctor :   I wish i could help him
User :   we stay
Doctor :   but let us not waste time
Doctor :   Oh
User :   what would be the cause of it
User :   i mean in your view what would be the cause of chest pain
Doctor :   The multiple vomitings
Doctor :   could be most probable cause
Doctor :   He willbe given antacid

Doctor :   after a thorough physical examination
User :   we are giving him VOMIKID
Doctor :   will be put on antiemetics
User :   after which vomitings subsided
User :   but the problem is with his chest pain
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   this is eructation pain
Doctor :   which happens in children
User :   ok
Doctor :   because of their small
Doctor :   gut
Doctor :   which cannot tolerate intense vomiting
User :   ok
User :   he is not able to take any food...he feels to eat but he couldnt
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   this happens to any child after vomiting
Doctor :   he needs an antacid as soon as possible
User :   n he has intermittent fever
User :   during night
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what antacid can we get over-the-counter
User :   n can we continue Vomikid
User :   ??
Doctor :   You can but the antacid is better given only after physical examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   I want to rule out if nothing is worrisome
Doctor :   and check if all his vitals are fine
Doctor :   So please see a doctor locally
User :   ok

Doctor :   It is even more important than giving just an antacid
Doctor :   to you child
User :   ok

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