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Pain while on medication for pelvic TB - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have been diaganoised pelvis TB and taking Ri , Combutol , pyzinha tablets for 35 days , there is not very much reduction of pain is observed , very little is pain is reduced , and I am having more hungry during these days , taking large amount foods , is this a side effect of this tablets , when the pain will get redcued further and how long I may have to take the medicines
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello dr
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   36
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you on these medications?
User :   about 35 days dr
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   yes dr , I am listening to you
Doctor :   The antitubercular medications that you are presently on are given to control the infection.
Doctor :   These medications will over the time reduce the infection and inflammation and will eventually free your symptoms.
Doctor :   However, you may need additional pain relievers, if your pain is very discomforting.
Doctor :   These medication are known to reduce appetite and not increase the appetite, hence the problem that you report aren't the side effects .
Doctor :   Hence my suggestion are report to your treating doctor for prescription of pain relievers, which will help in reducing the pain.
Doctor :   Antitubercular medications for pelvic tuberculosis may be necessary for 9 months.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   yes Dr , I followed ,
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   what are all the suggested food during these period of taking these tablets
Doctor :   These medication can lead to gastritis.
Doctor :   Hence you are recommended to use less spicy food,
Doctor :   along with these plenty of fruits and vegetables are essential.
Doctor :   There are no other dietary restrictions.
User :   taking fish and eggs will support
Doctor :   A good nutritious diet, rich in proteins and vitamins will aid in preventing nutritional deficiencies arising both from the illness and medications.
Doctor :   hence fish, egg will also be a good diet.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   I need not worry on having frequent hungry
User :   and more tiredness
Doctor :   You will need to worry, if you are eating less.
Doctor :   Tiredness occurs more due to the infection than the medications,
User :   no Dr , I am taking more amount of food than my normal routine
Doctor :   hence tiredness alone doesn't need change of medications.
User :   What are all the other side effects amy I have over the 9 months period
Doctor :   Continue with the present medications, report to your doctor and use additional pain relievers and good nutrition is essential requirement now.
User :   What are all the other side effects amy I have over the 9 months period
Doctor :   Side effects can include reduced appetite, gastritis, jaundice, vision disturbances and so on can occur while on these pilss.
Doctor :   If you find such symptoms, report to your doctor.

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