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Self care for diarrhea due to abdominal infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor.
User :   I have Diarrhea since the last 3 days
Doctor :   do you have any vomiting, stomach pain
User :   no vomiting or stomach pain
Doctor :   how many times you had loosemotions?
User :   3-4 times a day
User :   since yesterday evening, I am feeling dizzy
Doctor :   is it watery?
Doctor :   any smell
User :   watery.. but very little smell
Doctor :   did you had food in the hotel
Doctor :   any fever?
User :   yes, on Monday evening
Doctor :   are you taking nay medications
User :   took a lomotil yesterday, nothing other than that
Doctor :   you seem to have abdominal infection
Doctor :   the lomotil will only control loose motions but does not treat the infection
Doctor :   You also have dehydration
Doctor :   Drink plenty of fluids, tender coconut water
Doctor :   Avopid spicy foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take curd rice, lot of butter milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   you need some antibiotics to treat the infection
Doctor :   so you need to get examained by a physician
Doctor :   so that he can prescribe you antibiotics and also you need Stool examaintion done
User :   Ok, So shall I consult a physician?
Doctor :   Ya so that you also get your vitals checked to see if there is any severe dehydration
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any more queries
User :   Thank You
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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