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Gastric lavage after swallowing mosquito repellent - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   What should be done if allout mosquito killer is intake?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr.
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   who took it ?
User :   A pregnant lady..
User :   how poisonous is it and is there a first aid?
Doctor :   when ?
Doctor :   how long it has been ?
User :   how urgent should be the course of action?
User :   wait
User :   sir
Doctor :   yes
User :   It has been 12 hours
Doctor :   what are the symptoms ?
User :   No symptoms as of now. stomach wash has been done.
User :   Is there any antidote for this?
Doctor :   who and how was the stomach wash done ?
User :   government hospital
User :   actually I'm asking this on behalf of my friend who is a home surgeon in a village
Doctor :   well if medical care was given then no problem
User :   We want to know what chemical contents it might have and what side effects it may cause.
User :   We're worried esp. because she is pregnant
Doctor :   well if gastric lavage was done then there is nothing to worry
Doctor :   how many months is she pregnant ?
User :   4 months
Doctor :   ok she needs to then after this taken to a gynecologist
Doctor :   where an ultrasound will be taken
User :   ok doctor
User :   Apart from this, Is everything fine?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   whatis her age
User :   19
User :   my Friend asks me about 'the line of treatment' and will it affect the baby?
Doctor :   that only after the ultrasound we will konw
User :   Thanks for your help doctor. Anything about 'The line of treatment'?
Doctor :   well gastric lavage is the only way
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