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Severe cold, cough and vomiting with blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   My daughter is 31/2 years old
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   One day, she had severe cold and caugh
User :   and ejecting whatever she eats
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   suddenly vomitting everything with some blood!
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   I took to her to the nearby hospital and have consulted the doctor
User :   he told, it is Reflex
User :   by taking medicine it can be cured
User :   Can you please explain, what is reflex?
User :   Cause, treatements etc.,
Doctor :   eflux is the situation where the Lower esophageal sphincter is less dilated at the presence of food..
Doctor :   so since it does not expand then the food is satyed there and when it regurgitates..
Doctor :   so along with the regurgitate the stomach contents will also come out and that will irritate the esophagus..
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
User :   Yes
User :   Done
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would need..
User :   I am unable to understand
User :   as it is too technical
User :   Can you simply explain
Doctor :   treatment will depend on the extent and the severity of the condition and that will will be either surgical or medication..
User :   Is it called Reflex or eflex
Doctor :   Reflux.
User :   Ok
User :   Can you simply explain it
Doctor :   some thing in you r stomach that needs to go down is being turned up..
Doctor :   Due to that abnormal reflux..
User :   Is it something like a valve
User :   which is not functioning properly ...
Doctor :   Yes the lower end of the esophagus has a valve called the lower esophageal sphincter taht has not functioned -properly..
User :   What's esophagus?
Doctor :   the pipe that leads the food to the stomach..
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   So, since it is not functioning(closing) properly
User :   The food and other fluids in the stomach are mixed
User :   and causing her to vomit uncautiously?
Doctor :   Yes since its not functioning properly it will regurgitate..
User :   Since functioning of the valve is physical?
User :   How it can be cured by medicine?
Doctor :   That will irritate the mucosa at the esophagus..
User :   Sorry, to ask silly questions!
Doctor :   Not atall
Doctor :   Yes but the exact cause needs to be found and only then it the correct treatment..
User :   Ok
User :   What's mucosa
Doctor :   Lining of the Esophagus internal..lining.
User :   My doctor has suggested Junior Lozen
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   Is this disease also called Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease(GORD)?
Doctor :   Since i have not examined the case then you must and go through the doctors orders..
Doctor :   Yes it is also called so..
User :   Can you recommend any clinic or doctors in xxxxx?
Doctor :   We are operational in Bangalore for now.So
Doctor :   We cannot Recommend any there>
User :   :(
User :   Thank you very much.
Doctor :   We will inform you once we are there..
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   Sure
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