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Loose motion after food disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   good morning.
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur query
User :   i am having loose motion from morning. yesterday, went out and had dinner at a dirty restaurant

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have blood in stools?
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:

User :   no. no blood. just watery discharge as in any normal loose motion. heard about health magic so thought of confirming vefore taking medicine
User :   32. female. not pregnant . married . house wif
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there anything over the counter that you can suggest ?

Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   u can take cap Loperamide
Doctor :   2mg now
User :   how many
Doctor :   and 4 mg later in the evening
Doctor :   for one day
User :   ok. this is one capsule
Doctor :   if the loose motions doesnt stop
Doctor :   yes
User :   or two different capsules. this 2 mg and 4 mg one
Doctor :   u have might need antibiotic
Doctor :   yes
User :   or you want me to break it and take half now and half later
Doctor :   it comes as 2mg and 4 mg
Doctor :   u can have after food
User :   ok.

Doctor :   please plenty of fluids as well
User :   so one
User :   you mean now after breakfast
User :   and one after dinner ?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u got to take total of 6mg per day
Doctor :   in divided doses
Doctor :   u should be fine with it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i could help u with
User :   just a min
Doctor :   Please fill the form I send and say done when done.
User :   ok . done. thanks doctor. have filled the feedback form
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   to start with now

Doctor :   u can have 4mg now
Doctor :   and later 2 mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if ur loose motion doesnt stop or u develop fever
Doctor :   please see a doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can drink sugar syrup along with it
Doctor :   also avoid taking spicy food
Doctor :   while u get relief
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
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