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Having frequent loose motion. Suggest medication? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor:Good Morning
User:Hello doctor
User:I am XXXXXXX . age 36
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:need help.... I had dinner on Sunday night.... and since early monday morning I am having loose motions
Doctor:How frequently are you having the motions?
User:and the stoll is absolutely watery... even the amount of fluid getting exited is more than waht i am intaking
Doctor:Is there any blood or mucous with the stool?
User:every 35 - 40 mins... though it has not happened for 1.30 mins now
User:mucous meaning?...
User:sorry to use the words.. looks like mango pulp
Doctor:Ok. I got it
Doctor:Is there any blood XXXXXX
User:had prawns sunday night...looks like they were too hot
User:no blood
Doctor:Are you having any fever, Abdomenal pain?
User:mild strangle feeling in stomach... but that comes when the body signals time for toilets
Doctor:The main thing you will have to do is replace the water you lose with the stools.
User:though feeling hungry... but have had just a banana since morning
Doctor:For that, you will need Oral Rehydration Saline which you get in any pharmacies
User:Yes... I am drinking electral water... but was worried when the stomach gets in condition
Doctor:Keep replacing the fluid in plenty.
Doctor:There is no much need to worry.
Doctor:Have food in time.
User:the system will be back to normal?
Doctor:It should be normal in another one day.
User:what is the reason u think?
Doctor:If it is not coming to normal, or you are having more abdominal cramps, fever
Doctor:You will need antibiotics.
Doctor:It probably may be due to minor infection.
Doctor:Or ay be due to improper digestion.
User:ahhh ok
Doctor:So only thing to do now is replace the fluid and salt you are losing.
User:ok ...fine
User:will ensure that
Doctor:And if it is not getting better, you will need to consult a physician and take treatment.
Doctor:Hope you are following me.
Doctor:Any other questions XXXXXXX?
User:no doctor... thanks for the advise
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for asking.
User:thanks... bye
Doctor:Please let me know if you have any other issues.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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