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Experience:  Over 20 yrs of Family Practice
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I hurt

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I hurt
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
That really doesn't say much
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My stomach feels like its on fire. And i have a lot of pain from my reflux
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
What are you taking for your stomach now and have you been purging any?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Pantoprazole and carafate. No purging lately. Its to the point that i am burping up vomit
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You could try some Mylanta for the gas. Nothing more I can suggest right now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. The other thing is thst food feels like its getting stuck in my throat
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You and I have talked about that before--could be anxiety and could be an esophageal problem but that's something I hope you've discussed with your GI
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I havent talked to
Him about it yet. Vbits bern happening more often
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You need to type more slowly and look at what you've typed--the last part of that didn't make sense
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im sorry. Its been happening more and more often
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well he needs to know about it and we've talked about it before and you also asked another expert about it so we really don't have anything more to discuss about it for now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My worried about my sister. In june she was 127# XXXXX at the 50th percentile for weight. Now she is 99# XXXXX under the 10th percentile for weight. I know she is eating but she keeps losing weight
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Can't really say too much about that--has she seen a doctor about it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She went for her teen checkup in February and they checked her tsh and thats all
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
They must have had some comment on the weight loss.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Her dr didnt say anything.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Then there isn't much more I can say here--is it possible she has your eating disorder problem?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She eats and doesnt go to the bathroom
Afterwards so i dont think so
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well you and I both know it still could be the problem. You should at least ask her doctor what he plans to do about the weight loss
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Sounds like a plan
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Anything more?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im moving out of Peds to family practice. I think i needed a change at work
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Ok but now we're starting to chat
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Today is not the greatest day, im sorry
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--but unless you have something more specific to talk about.......
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why is it so hard for me to take your advice about marty?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Because it is hard for anyone in your situation. You can't see the forest for the trees but that's normal until someone shows you the path.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I let him come over last night
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
And?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
He was mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well, again--and no need to go on beyond this--he isn't going to change overnight and you need to lay down the law and keep him away. Hopefully you have talked to a lawyer about a restraining order
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will on Tuesday on my day off. I have a question. If someone goes to an er after a sexual assualt what do they do
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
They ask permission but then they do the exam and get samples of things like semen and DNA evidence
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yuk
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You asked and I answered
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What does the exam consist of
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well just the standard pelvic exam and swabs--same for the rectum
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I see
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
We're chatting again
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im sorry. It happened again
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
What happened again?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Icky thing with marty
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--and I want to close for now because there really isn't anything more to say here--go to the lawyer on Tuesday, begin the restraining order process, tell Marty you will not see him again under any circumstances and be done with it for now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why dont you want to talk to me no more? Did i make you mad
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
The pages can only go on for so long and really you need to consider a rating for each page. We've discussed three different things here and I've given you answers. We just can't go on and on on one page, that doesn't mean I want you to go away
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thats exactly what it means. I cant afford to open up a new page. And i think you are mad at me for letting marty back over. But whatever. I will deal with all of this by myself
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not mad at all but I told you what you need to do about the situation and there really isn't anything more to say about it. If you can't afford the new pages for a while it would be best just to wait until you can
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why are you abandoning me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I'm not and it's now fair for you to say that. It's just that this is not a for-free site and you're expected to post a rating every so often. Right now you've got a list of 9 questions you've had an answer to without any rating
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Whatever i dont need you i never have. Ill give you your stupid rating since thats all you really care about right now
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You know full well that isn't true
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And you wont ever hear from me again. Not that you care about what happens to me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
That's entirely up to you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Good bye. Thanks for everything you've done. Sometimes things are just too much to handle. I wouldn't have come this far without your help. I also have to apologize for all the times I've been mean to you; I am sorry
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You've never been mean to me--maybe a bit feisty and argumentative and passive-agressive. We don't have to say goodbye--I'll still be here anytime you need me but occasionally you do have to rate an answer--not my rules, remember.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its too late. I am done with everything. I am done struggling and im done hurting. Have a good life
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Take care then
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I screwed up and am scared
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
If it's what I think it is, you know what to do and we can't talk about it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont want to go to the hospital
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
We can't talk about it--period.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Im sorry
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Don't be but you already know the rules
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you promise you dont hate me? It just felt like everything was piling up
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No I don't hate you and I'm not mad at you but we simply can't go there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you disappointed in me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No--not ad all. Others may say they're disappointed in you, but not me
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Everything was just too much to handle.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
A lot of what was going on wasn't yours to handle except to move on and not look back
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What will the er do
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I can't go into details about that since I'm not asking what we're talking about--seriously we have to stop touching on that
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I just need to stop thinking about my dad. Do you promise youll still be my friend
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Promise--by the way you never told me what happened with him?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do you mean
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
He attempted suicide didn't he?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Supposidly. My mom didnt tell me anything else
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
And you haven't talked to him since?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No i hate him. Im tired
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--so what is it you're thinking about him?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think about the things he did
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK but I'm sure you did that before we started working on it. The resentment is still there and it takes some time to let that go
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It just became too much
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
So feel the anger and get rid of it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Its too late
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Whatever--we really can't continue here now--OK? It keeps getting into an area we can't talk about
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No what?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I wont get into an area we cant talk about
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Whats your view on nissen fundiplacation
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Reasonable approach for major reflux that can't be handled with meds
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do you think i have major reflux?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do you think is causing my symptoms
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
We've gone over this many times--I can't be certain but it isn't from the kind of reflux that requires surgery
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I need to sleep now
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--talk to you later then
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will i be ok tomorrow
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I think you will since we've been talking all this time an you seem to be fine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tyenol? Zoloft?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not sure what you mean there
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What i did
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
You keep breaking the rules and I really don't know why. I told you before if you're worried you need the ER. Now, please, enough for tonight
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please dont be angry at me. Everyone else is. You are all i got
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Not angry but we can't talk about that and you know it so please stop coming back to it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I wont
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK but you've said that more than once before and still you do it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please dont leave me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I won't but unless you've got one more specific thing to discuss for tonight, we need to stop
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I cant think of anything right now
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK. That's OK too
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I think what i let marty do bothered me more than i though it would
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
OK--but let's only discuss this briefly--how exactly did it happen the second time?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I dont really want to discuss it
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
No problem but you're prolonging our talk here. Let's stop for tonight and we can start over tomorrow
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Last question, should i call my therapist
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I think the more contact and actual visiting with your therapist you can do right now the better
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Do i have to tell himabout tonight? Thank you for being here for me
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
I think you should call him now and I will stay with you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Why what--you really have to be clearer with a question like that anafter my answer we have to close this page--it's slowing down my computer big time with its length.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Why do i have to call my therapist now?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Just would be a good idea with what's happened but up to you. Seriously--please no more responses on this page

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