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Hurting ribs,undergoing depression - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Depression
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How are you feeling now?
User :   i've been beach i didnt get out of the car though it was raining, been shopping
User :   had to come home my ribs was hurting
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are there any bruises there?
User :   i havent even looked
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Just check now
User :   yeah there is a bruise but not that bad
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You must have fell over
Doctor :   Did you take a Tylenol?
User :   no i couldnt find any
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What pain killers do you have?
User :   i dont know probly just got asprin and paracetamol
Doctor :   Take paracetamol then
Doctor :   did you get food for yourself?
User :   yes but im really not hungry
Doctor :   To take paracetamol you need to eat something
Doctor :   if not there will be severe burning in your stomach
Doctor :   believe me you would feel better after food and paracetamol
User :   im not eating a full meal for breakfast though
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try to have something filling anyway
User :   i'll make some toast
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   So, will you come back after eating?
User :   i will be eating here kitchens right beside me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   So tell me what are you going to sing today?
User :   i dont know toast is done 1 sec
Doctor :   Ok
User :   im back
User :   eaten my toast
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   do you feel better now?
User :   no it hurt eating it!
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You will feel better after eating.
User :   i gave my dog my other slice i couldnt eat it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Well it is a start
Doctor :   Do you eat fruits?
User :   no i dont buy it, waste of money i just throw it out
Doctor :   Ok
User :   how many paracetamol?
Doctor :   1 tab
Doctor :   is sufficient
User :   ok
User :   done and i drank water
Doctor :   If the pain is still there after half an hour apply a hot compress to it
User :   ok
User :   i havent drank a drop of alcohol yet
Doctor :   Good
User :   well i've done all my driving today so i could but im trying to aviod it after what happened last night
User :   by they way there wasnt nyone on the beach when i went
Doctor :   Too bad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and it was raining so i didnt stay long
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try again tomorrow
User :   i walked past the alcohol in the shop i closed my eyes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
User :   what if its raining tomorrow
Doctor :   There is improvement
Doctor :   Take an umberella
User :   you have the answers for everything, i might just stay in the car
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can still try
User :   i'll try
User :   but its friday tomorrow there will be loads of people
Doctor :   Yes
User :   loads of holiday makers
User :   my ribs are still giving me pain
User :   how can i fall on my ribs anyway?
Doctor :   You could have fallen on your side
User :   well its a shame i cant remember i must of been stupid last night
User :   i dont know what got into me
Doctor :   ok
User :   im ont he good old orange juice no vodka
User :   even though its right next to me
User :   where did we get to earlier we did ex boyfriend baby did we get to family?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   Not today
User :   why?
Doctor :   We didnt discuss that yet today
Doctor :   thats what we meant
Doctor :   you can talk about it if you are feeling comfortable about discussing it
User :   at the moment i am, im sober
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   So tell me, have you thought about your family yesterday?
User :   i did i thought about all those birthdays i missed of my brothers, one of them would of been 21 last may
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So you do miss them at a level.
User :   and i also thought about what you said about my eldest brother and i decided its for the best i dont have contact with him
User :   i ws only thinking about there ages at the time
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i wondered if my brother was like me in the drinking way
Doctor :   Ok
User :   as for the whole family put together there nothing to me now, i feel sorry for my brother mainly
User :   and then i dont feel sorry enough to face him
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont want him thiinking his little sister has gone off the rails
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Why do you think you are of the rails?
User :   well last night proved everything i could be anywhere this morning or even couldnt of been here
Doctor :   So what, everyone gets drunk at some point or the other
User :   i cant remeber anything i could have done anything i cant remeber, and beleive me my brother was always protected of me so if i was to see him ever again and say sorry ehich i dont have anything to say sorry for he wouldnt let me out of his site
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But still wouldnt it be good to see him again?
User :   i left al that behind me years ago, he wouldnt even want to see me he hasnt contacted me apart from that letter
Doctor :   why do you think so?
User :   when i walked out that door i know what i was losing and i was glad
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That was then
Doctor :   in totally different circumstances
Doctor :   Now is different
User :   sorry i was taking some air i felt sick
User :   what diffrent circumstances?
Doctor :   When you walked out you were only 15 now
Doctor :   it has been 5 yers
Doctor :   dont you feel there is any difference?
User :   sorry i went to the bathroom
Doctor :   Ok
User :   does paracetimol make you feel sick?
Doctor :   yes sometimes if you dont eat properly before taking it
Doctor :   may be you need some more food
Doctor :   did you really eat your toast?
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   oK
User :   and thats proply made me feel eat making myself
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try to eat something else too.
User :   oh no that would make me sick
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Just try, may be wash it down with some coffee
User :   i was drinking coffee when was eating my toast
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i have had orange juice
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i'll eat something to try and make myself sick, i hate feeling sick
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You will slowly get used to it and then you will stop feeling sick.
User :   so i shoudnt make myself
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   But at the same time
Doctor :   you cant stop eating
User :   i dont think i'll mave to make myself, give a minute
Doctor :   Ok
User :   thats made my ribs 10 time worse
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then may be you should take the hot bath.
User :   i aint got any hot water on so i cant
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Too bad
User :   i dont feel much better after being sick
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you take some more bread and rest for sometime
Doctor :   The paracetamol will take time to act
User :   im resting her im not doing anything apart from talking to you
User :   i havent got the energy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Still I feel that you should take some more food
User :   what like
Doctor :   any food
User :   ok i'll try a breakfast bar
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   Try to eat a sandwich or something filling
User :   everytime i go in that kitchen i see empty beer bottles
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Throw them away then.
User :   good idea
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this bar is going down ok at the moment
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So will you go to the breakfast place now or will you go later?
User :   im eating breakfast
Doctor :   ok
User :   i cant eat much more im taking my time eating this
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water.
User :   i've eaten more for breakfast than i eat in a day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Just have more fluids
User :   i'll try i dont like water
Doctor :   like water and juice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but it would help.
User :   ok i will fill a bottle up
Doctor :   oK
User :   done it ice cold
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So, do you want to talk to me now about your family?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So, do you think about them often?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Whom did you like best there apart from your uncle and dad?
User :   my cousin probly
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you know where he/she stays?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you keep in touch?
User :   we did
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Will you think about trying to get in touch now?
User :   its been a long time
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Will you think about it?
User :   we used to stay at one anothers house when we was kids and get drunk
User :   the good times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Why dont you visit her this weekend?
User :   i cant she lives down wiv the family
Doctor :   And tell me about it on tuesday.
Doctor :   Try to give her a call.
User :   i dont have her number
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Her email Id
Doctor :   may be?
User :   i dont know havent spoken to her for a while
Doctor :   Think about it.
Doctor :   Try and meet her if possible
Doctor :   At least try to chat online.
User :   and wat would i say?
Doctor :   Just start with Hi.
Doctor :   Ask her what she was upto
Doctor :   Ask her about her work.
Doctor :   Just say that it has been a long while.
Doctor :   Start that way. Then you will know what to say.
Doctor :   At least make an attempt.
User :   the thing is we fell out of somthing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But it has been a long while.
User :   we are as bad as each other, she is with the family and i said somthing like hows our nan doing and she said like you care and i said no i dont and i havent heard anythink since
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I know it is not easy to try and talk but still just try.
Doctor :   I have a feeling it will be wothwhile.
User :   they're not worthwhile
Doctor :   worthwhile
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Not them, it will be of some use to you.
Doctor :   You need to get in terms with the anger in you.
Doctor :   You need to face them.
User :   i've faced them several times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But talking with one of them, taking a step is helpful.
User :   im not XXXXXXXX do that
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Just think about it thats all.
User :   there is one thing talking to someone i liked and its another to talk to the rest of them
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thats why I asked for someone whom you relatively like
User :   liked she fell out with me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But still you came out her name when I asked.
User :   we were more than cousins we was best mates we drank together went round town together
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That is why.
User :   but thats all gone we were young
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   But still you can try.
User :   can we change the subject please
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   Tell me anything else.
Doctor :   Just think about what I said thats all.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ok
User :   im just thinking
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yeah sorry
User :   so are you just havinh a few days off or going on holiday?
User :   sorry i was just thinking
User :   what do you want to know?
Doctor :   Am going home.
User :   got to go speak tueday yeah/
Doctor :   Will come back by tuesday
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I want you to think about everything I told you.
Doctor :   Try not to get depressed.
Doctor :   Try to go to the beach when there are people
Doctor :   just be around with people
Doctor :   Try to contact your cousin
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   i'll try
Doctor :   I am glad
Doctor :   Thats my girl
Doctor :   I will be there till 6 pm
Doctor :   today IST
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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User :   i just dont want to go back to yesturday, are you going for dinner?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   will be back.
Doctor :   bye
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