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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   i wonder if you can help me
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   my dad is suffering with pains in his top part of his belly he went to hospital yesterday and they said it was acid and he had to go to the doctors to get a refer to the hospital, so he did and he gave him stronger tablets but today he is still in so much pain should i takr him back to the hospital
Doctor :   if the perso that you are talking is
Doctor :   disturbed from his normal
Doctor :   activities
Doctor :   and few there is loss of sleep
Doctor :   vommiting
User :   he hasnt had much sleep
Doctor :   ok
User :   so shall we take him back
Doctor :   i would suggest that
User :   yesterday they said they wasnt going to keep him in because he wasnt bleeding or has a stomac ache just this pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if it is only pain then that should be ok by later this day
Doctor :   adhere to the tablets advised
Doctor :   and the diet advised
User :   but he has got worse in 24hours
Doctor :   what were the factors that worsened
User :   his pain in his belly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is age and occupation
User :   his 51 and works in xxxxx as a team leader
Doctor :   does he have the habit of alcohol and smoking
User :   alcohol but only really at weekends
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is ther any vommiting or nausea
User :   no
Doctor :   nausea is the sensation of vomiting
Doctor :   ok
User :   oh yeah he does feel sick
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have to go to work now so whats the best thing to do
Doctor :   you should take to health care professional
User :   what like doctors or a&e
Doctor :   as the symptoms are aggrevating
User :   would hospital be best
Doctor :   a&e
User :   ok thanks
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