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What causes ianal itching and stomach pain in a child? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Sep-2014
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User:hello doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:My sis daughter age 5yrs...
User:she has very bad itching in anus area n stomach pain
User:we doubt, it may be due to worms?
Doctor:I would like to know few more things before advising you.
User:she could not sleep... irritation... plz suggest what could be her problm
User:pls tell me
Doctor:Since when does she has stomach ache?
User:1 week ago
Doctor:Any other associated symptoms like vomiting, loose stools?>
User:no such issues
Doctor:Did she take any deworming medication previously?
User:year back.... not now
Doctor:Is there any rash around the anal region?
Doctor:and how about her hygiene?
User:no rashes
User:she plays alot in outdoor
Doctor:How about her hygiene and food habits?
User:she cleans her hand with soap... food habit is ok
Doctor:May I know the region of her stomach ache?
Doctor:I too feel that she might be suffering with worm infestation as its very common in children.
User:what is the solution then?
Doctor:For this she needs to take NOWORM syp half the bottle at once and the other half after 24 hrs after discussing with your doctor.
Doctor:As this is a prescription medication.
Doctor:Along with this ask her to drink lots of water and eat healthy diet.
Doctor:Ask your sister to wash the vegetables properly as they usually spread through fertilizers used in plants.
User:i can give tonite.... half the bottle? den next half, when should i giv
Doctor:After 24hrs of the first dose.
Doctor:The bottle comes of 50ml.
Doctor:so 25 ml first dose.
User:for clarification... tonite 8pm if i give, tomrow XXXXXXX at 8 pm... am i right
Doctor:its 5ml bottle.
Doctor:yes you are right.
User:confirm how much ml for 5yr old child
Doctor:Sorry for the typing mistake.
Doctor:Its 5ml per dose.
Doctor:so total of 10ml in two doses.
User:is it 10ml bottle?
User:ya cleared
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:after medicine any effect ie, vomiting, loose motion such?
Doctor:no usual side effects are found and will improve her stomach ache too.
User:i didn't understand. can you be more clear pls.
User:will she get stomach ache after medicine?
Doctor:I mean to say that there are no usual side effects observed and will also help in improving her stomach ache.
User:Whether we have to check her stool for worm?
Doctor:Investigations before treatment would be better.
User:after taking completing the course... i hope their wil not be any itching?
Doctor:Usual cause for anal itching would be pin worms. which will habitat in that area.
Doctor:Once after treatment there should be no itching.
User:thanks alot
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me to help you with?
User:no.... have a nice evening
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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