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Treatment for stomach ache - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Feb-2014
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User:Hi.. My Name is XXXXXXX and would like to enquire for my daughter
User:she is 9 yrs
Doctor:have you posted a query on the same?
User:and has been suffering from stomach ache for last 2 days
User:have given her meftalspas but pain continues..yes have posted a query too
User:would appreciate an urgent revert
Doctor:we can go ahead here
Doctor:Has it not subsided even after meftak spas?
User:she is not having fever.. even the stool that she passed today was normal i.e no loose motion
Doctor:Is it continuous pain?
User:its continuous
User:meftal spas was given twice yesterday & once today morning
Doctor:Then it is better to get an ultrasound scan of the abdomen done
Doctor:We can get to the cause of the pain with this
User:can it be some stomach infection ?
Doctor:Yes, it is possible
Doctor:She needs to get a stool routine test done as well to look for the infection
User:ok.. can that be ascertained thru ultrasound ?
User:is meftal spas 'ok' to be given
User:heard it has side effects and shud not be given to children
Doctor:Meftal spas can be given
Doctor:no side effects as such
User:ok.. what should be the dosage
Doctor:it depends on the weight of the baby
User:shall see for today & if pain persists will get the ultrasound
User:She is 35 kgs
Doctor:It is better to get it done at the earliest rather than waiting since a day has already lapsed
Doctor:she can be given up to 5 ml twice daily
Doctor:any more queries?
User:no thanks
Doctor:all right
Doctor:wish your baby a quick recovery
Doctor:bye for now
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