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Treatment for headaches and stomachpain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I am still having stomach pain
User :   ??
Doctor :   have you had any investigations done?
Doctor :   is the intensity of pain same as before?
User :   some what better
Doctor :   what medications are you currently taking?
User :   abilify
User :   and charcoal gas
Doctor :   did you start with the one I suggested earlier?
User :   yes
Doctor :   did they help you?
User :   not really
User :   what should i do
Doctor :   if the relief is not there, then next step would be to go ahead with getting an abdominal scan done
Doctor :   to see what is going on.
User :   what scan is that??
Doctor :   it is called abdominal scan /ultrasound
User :   how much does it cost?
User :   any other medication i can try??
User :   if it is too much i cannot afford it
User :   what do u think is going on??
Doctor :   I am not sure of the cost. it will depend on where you get it done
Doctor :   if the pain is not subsiding with medication use, then you should consider going to Urgent care.
User :   it is better
User :   after i had diaarrhea
User :   and fever
Doctor :   it can be due to inflamed appendix, and if so, you will need antibiotics to be given to completely control your symptoms.
User :   what antibiotics aer good for appendix
Doctor :   the ultrasound done can detect inflammatory changes.
User :   ok
User :   how about my headache
User :   it is in the front
User :   i cannot go out sometimes it hurts that bad
User :   r u talking with another person??
User :   how many patients do u guys talk with at a time?
User :   ???
User :   dude my time is running out
User :   i have paid for 15 mins
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   and u r wasting my time
User :   oh
User :   how many u have to talk with at a time??
Doctor :   the antibiotics used depend on the severity of inflammation and the blood counts of WBC
User :   how about my headache??
Doctor :   they can be from 3rd generation cephalosporins or higher ones.
User :   what should i do for headache??
Doctor :   the headaches can be controlled once the gastric symptoms are controlled.
User :   can u give an example of the antibiotic
Doctor :   as even due to gastritis and inflammation they can occur
User :   how is my stomach related to headache??
User :   i have been having headaches for last 20 years
Doctor :   could you describe the headaches in detail
User :   in the front of the head
User :   light bothers me
Doctor :   as I will be dealing with your headaches for the firsttime
User :   sometimes vomiting
Doctor :   so you need to tell me in detail
Doctor :   are they located only at one place?
User :   sometimes i am dizzy
User :   in the front
User :   worse when i sleep
User :   and in the morning
Doctor :   you know when it is about to start? like do you get nausea, dizziness before start of headache?
User :   yes before the headache starts
Doctor :   please rate the intensity of headaches on a scale of 1-10 with 10 being worst.
User :   10 some days when the weather is changing
Doctor :   are they worse now with your stomach symptoms?
User :   with season changes
User :   no
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   have you had them checked anytime by your doctor?
User :   yes
Doctor :   have you tried any medications for control?
User :   yes vicoprofen
User :   that sometimes help
Doctor :   are these associated with any precipitating causes? have you been able to identify any ?
User :   i some times have it when i eat chinese food
User :   or with nasal congestion
User :   ????
Doctor :   ok. these suggest possibility of migranous headaches, i will give some steps to help you
User :   ok
Doctor :   1) take medications at the start of headache
User :   ok
Doctor :   2) avoid having stale food, and foods with cheese, ajinomoto and pickles
Doctor :   3) make a note of symptoms and situations that precipitated headache, it will help in taking precautionary measures
Doctor :   4) avoid having chocolates and coffee if headaches are present or about to start, they can make them worse
User :   i love chocholates
User :   i eat 1 lbs of choclate a day
User :   what medication should i take???
Doctor :   5) Take tab tylenol or the one you already are taking .
User :   nothing helps
Doctor :   if they are still not controlled, then you will need MRI scan of brain and meet neurologist for examination
User :   i want something better
User :   i had 2 mri they tell me there is nothing there
User :   i don't know that means i have no brain??
Doctor :   if there are any other underlying causes, then after determination of exact cause, definitive treatment can be started.
User :   which city are u from?
Doctor :   I am based in Bangalore.
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   but what madication??
User :   how can i talk with you in few days?
User :   is there a button i need to press to get to u
Doctor :   you can speak to me again in the same way as today.
User :   i don't want other doctor to pick this chat
User :   how is that possible there aer 29 docs on line??
User :   how can u pick me? do i have to press on some thing?
User :   what happens if other doctor picks my chat can they transfer the chat to u?
Doctor :   you can come online for chat, confirm who is chatting with you, if you want you can ask to transfer chat to me.
User :   but i don't want to waste my minutes that way, is there a way to connect to u directly?? is it automatically
Doctor :   no, right now that option is not available. I will however pass on your suggestion to the concerned department.
Doctor :   to work upon it.
User :   good
User :   i really like ur suggestions
User :   so what good medication i can take??
User :   i need something stronger then vicobrofen
User :   what are your hours online?
Doctor :   you can take it 2 times a day and if pain is very severe add on 1 Tylenol tablet after 2-3 hours
User :   but i am taking 6 times a day
Doctor :   I am available between 9am-4pm IST Monday to Friday
User :   wow is this ur full time job
Doctor :   yes. somewhat like full time job.
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   u didn't tell me the medication
User :   name
User :   i have been asking u same question for last 5 mins
User :   what med should i try i have been takening vicoprofen with no help
User :   i need some other good medications
User :   ??
Doctor :   It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.
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