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Symptoms and Treatment for food poisoning - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My wife must have eaten something bad; has had diareah and vomiting; currently muscle pain due to excessive gagging. Burning stomach ache, can't hold liquids down
How to stop burn and gagging?
Doctor :   HI
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How many vomits yet?
User :   Hello dr - what is your specialty?
Doctor :   Since when is the problem started?
User :   Started 4 HR ago - has nothing left to vomit - last upheave was 20 min ago
Doctor :   I am a General Physician
User :   Still has diareah - basically very liquid passing water
User :   Main issue is her burning
Doctor :   For burning pain, you can give Over the counter antacids in the form of Peptobismol
Doctor :   I mean Syrup form instead of tablets
User :   Anything to stop the gag reflex?
User :   Ok
Doctor :   There is no over the counter medicine to stop Gags
Doctor :   In any case, the best way to stop all her symptoms
Doctor :   is Injections of one shot each
Doctor :   Burning pain, Vomiting and Diarrhoea can be stopped in one go
Doctor :   But for this you have to reach a clinic or ER
Doctor :   I am not sure if you have a Nurse managed clinics
Doctor :   nearby your area
User :   What injections? Medicine?
User :   W have a hospital
Doctor :   Ok good, you can go to the hospital and ask for injections to control the symptoms
Doctor :   Pantaprazole, Domperidone with IV Normal Saline
Doctor :   is the best combination
User :   Ok
User :   In the mean time, should she continue to have liquids? I am concerned with dehydration? Even the smell of chamomile tea makes her nautious
User :   Chamomile tea makes her nautious
Doctor :   Just give her clear water
User :   Ok
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Clear water with pinch of salt and one tea spoon sugar in 200ml of glass
Doctor :   is the best thing given by mouth
Doctor :   Give as much as she can take to prevent dehydration till the time she reaches clinic
User :   Ok
User :   Will do
User :   Thank you!
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