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Treatment for stomach hernia in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   a kid has got hernia, age 9yrs
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : -
Doctor :   please confirm with correct contact details
User :   doctor told him that chances of survival are 25%.
Doctor :   ok
User :   0000
Doctor :   could u specify which hernia
User :   now the doc said we have to wait for some time for surgery so that chances are upto 50%
User :   wait a min
Doctor :   could u specify what hernia are refer about
User :   stomach hernia
Doctor :   ok
User :   now let me know what should be done and how dangerous it is
Doctor :   do u have any ultrasound report as of now
User :   no
Doctor :   if there is peritonitis
Doctor :   as result of hernia or ischaemia due to hernia
Doctor :   then it can dangerous
Doctor :   these are the things u can think of
User :   we have no idea, we were told that we need to go through surgery
User :   at chances are only 25%
Doctor :   if u could send me the ultrasound report
Doctor :   it would help me
Doctor :   arrive at a diagnosis
Doctor :   this might be the possible causes
User :   oh ok
User :   other than that is there any things u suggest us
Doctor :   it all depends on how well\the kid responds
Doctor :   to the antibiotics and recovery post surgery
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yah i am
User :   i need to ask how the kid is responding
Doctor :   u can write us
Doctor :   when u get the ultrasound report
User :   by the way whom am i talking to
Doctor :   i need to clinically examine
Doctor :   to say how well is responding
Doctor :   and run few tests to know how he doing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxx
User :   tx doc xxxxx
User :   i will further update u
User :   as soon i get the information
Doctor :   urwelcome
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
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