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stomach hurts and just thru up

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stomach hurts and just thru up

Dr. Owen : Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.
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Dr. Owen : Does your son have any fever?
Dr. Owen : Is he able to keep any fluids down at all?
Customer:

yes he has a fever, he has just had some water just to clean out the throwing up


 

Dr. Owen :

where does he stomach hurt exactly?


 

Dr. Owen :

What is his temperature?


 

Dr. Owen :

Hello


 

Dr. Owen :

Are you there


 

Customer:

was askin him the hurt is on the lower left side of his stomach and his temp is 100.4


 

Dr. Owen :

okay


 

Customer:

his mother thinks that the stuff he threw up might have had some maroonish color to it

Dr. Owen :

so not on his right side?


 

Dr. Owen :

And, this has only been going on since this morning?


 

Customer:

that is correct


 

Dr. Owen :

Is he able to keep any fluid down


 

Dr. Owen :

Is he able to keep any bland food down such as bread?


 

Customer:

he has not eaten much at all today

Customer:

everything he has eaten just came up

Dr. Owen :

he might need to be evaluated by a physician in person


 

Dr. Owen :

because he might need IV - intravenous fluids - if he can't keep anything down, especially if it is approaching 24 hours


 

Customer:

the ask a nurse hotline in San Antonio just called his mother and said the same thing we will watch him over night and take him in the morning unless he has anymore trouble thank you very much

Dr. Owen :

with pain on the Left side and NOT the right side it is unlikely concerning


 

Dr. Owen :

and if he starts to have pain on the right - THEN bring him in sooner


 

Customer:

that is good to know

Dr. Owen :

but you could watch him over night and hopefully he will improve


 

Customer:

we will

Dr. Owen :

If you have more questions, I am still here


 

Dr. Owen :

Try to give him fluids a little bit at a time


 

Dr. Owen :

A diet we call BRAT - Bananas, Rice, Apples and Toast - is bland


 

Dr. Owen :

I hope this helps


 

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Dr. Owen :

thank you


 

Customer:

thank you again

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