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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   aunty sick with vomiting n diarreoa what could it be?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there
Doctor :   May I ask you a few more questions to help you better ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What is her age ?
User :   47
Doctor :   May I know how many times she had vomitted in the last 24hrs and how many times did she have diarrheal motion ?
User :   she is vomiting every hour for the pass 15 hrs and her right lung is hurting.....4-5 diarrheal motion
Doctor :   How was the stool, Very watery, Foul smelling, Mucus laden or Blood laden ?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   watery n sloppy if that helps
Doctor :   Does she have any BLOOD PRESSURE or DIABETES ?
User :   no she doesnt
Doctor :   Ok, That is encouraging.
Doctor :   1. ORS rehydration sachets one every 2 hours in water.
Doctor :   2. Domperidone/Motilium tablets one in the morning and one in the evening.
Doctor :   5mg of domperidone.
Doctor :   for prevention of vomitings.
User : guessing u can get them over the counter at the chemist
Doctor :   Yes all the medicines are OTC.
User :   sweet
User :   possibilty thought she has food poisoning
User :   *had
Doctor :   You can also take a 3. Loperamide which is also an OTC Drug thrice daily , and is usually 20mg. per dose.
User :   ahh okay
User :   thankyou
Doctor :   That is not a problem, I feel she will be fine by tomorrrow.
Doctor :   If she has these medication and ORS.
Doctor :   Please ask her to take lot of water and juices.
Doctor :   And ask her to take easily digestable food.
User :   no worries thankyou so much
Doctor :   Like only bread and jam.
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care, Bye for now.
User :   bye
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