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Travellers diarrhoea with loose stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How may i help you?
User :   my wife has stomach pain.. she is 23 yrs old... we stay in .. we had gone to my native last week end and came back today morning... since yesterday she has stomach pain.... she has dysentry... 5-6 times she had loose motion.... she has pain in lower abdomen... can you suggest some medicine... she took micromax- 1 tablet yesterday and 1-entroquinol today...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation we are not allowed to prescribe medicines
Doctor :   I can suggest you some OTC drugs and home remedies
User :   okay... what is OTC drugs?
Doctor :   Over the counter drugs which doesnt require a prescription
Doctor :   Your wife is probably suffering fron travellers diarhhoea
User :   okay...thanks...that should be fine...
Doctor :   Which is maily caused due to Water contamination
Doctor :   first you have to see to that she has enough hydration compensate the loss of each stool with equal amounts of water
Doctor :   She will require atleast two litres of electrol supplement a day
User :   okay.... she took enough water today..
Doctor :   Then avoid oily and spicy food shift only to bland foods
Doctor :   Have two to three cups of black tea
User :   green tea is fine?
Doctor :   Then can take probiotics like Enuff two sachets a day for two days
Doctor :   Yes green tea is fine
Doctor :   If the symptoms persist more than two days she will require antibiotics #
User :   Doctor, u said u will suggest some otc drugs, right? can u provide that info plz?
Doctor :   Ornidindazole with ofloxin combination for 3 days will be rquired
Doctor :   For diarrhhoea Enuff is the only otc drug
Doctor :   Antibiotics will require prescription
Doctor :   She will also require Spasmoproxyvon for stomach pain
User :   so shall i ask for enuff(6)-1-0-1, ornidindazole(3)-0-0-1 and spasmoproxyvon(3)-0-0-1 in a medical shop?
Doctor :   Ornidindazole with ofloxin combination twice daily
Doctor :   spasmoproxyvon once daily in afternoon
User :   and spasmoproxyvon how many per day
Doctor :   spasmoproxyvon once daily in afternoon
Doctor :   This should help but are you sure she is not allergic to any group of antibiotics
User :   thank you doctor, i will get her the medicines u told and see for 3 days..
Doctor :   If so then proceed or plz consult a doctor for prescription of the same
User :   she is allergice only to sulpha(as she used to say)
Doctor :   Iss there anything else ican help you with?
User :   no doctor, i will try these and get back to you, thanks a lot
Doctor :   Plz be cautious do visit a near by doctor if she has s=history of allergies and get the prescription from a doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Wishing her a speedy recovery
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   bye thanks
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