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Diarrhea and cramps - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
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User :   Dear User, You have started the test chat with our doctor. The duration of the test chat is 5 minutes. After the trial period, you will be redirected to the Payment page.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello my mother is very sick
User :   she has cramps, diahrea every 10 minutes, cant get up
Doctor :   how long she has this problem?
User :   about a week
Doctor :   how many days or hours
User :   but severely the past two days
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   woman, 47 years age, married, disabled
User :   please tell me what could be wrong iwth her
User :   i only have a few minutes left of this free trial and i need help NOW!
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, This would require a detailed history and can be extended beyond 5 minutes. Hence, I suggest that you be prepared for a prolonged chat as this window will close after 5 minutes.'
User :   no i cannot afford to pay
Doctor :   it could be due to infection
Doctor :   or food allergy
User :   ok
Doctor :   or inflammation in the gut
User :   should i take her to an urgent care place or hospital?
Doctor :   yes if she is dehydrated, then she needs fluids
Doctor :   make sure she is adequately hydrated
User :   whenever she drinks water she just diahreas it back out
Doctor :   is the lose stools foul smelling?
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   is she have fever as of now
User :   no
Doctor :   does she have fever
User :   i dont think she has had any fever
Doctor :   any blood in stools
User :   no i dont think so
Doctor :   get a stool culture done and consult a physician
User :   whatever
Doctor :   ECG, blood routine and stool culture needs to be done
Doctor :   this could be serious problem
Doctor :   please dont ignore
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available round the clock everyday.
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