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My boyfriend had a very bad food poisoning 3 days ago. We

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my boyfriend had a very bad food poisoning 3 days ago. We had to call a doctor to visit us at home as he went to vomiting every 15 minutes + diarrhoea. Doctor gave him an injection to stop vomiting and prescribed stemetil tablets 3 times a day. My boyfriend is still taking them as he is in a lot of pain. He's also been taking paracitamol and neurofen + (with codein).
Now he has excessive acid formation and he keeps spitting white foam. His bowl movement are very frequent and white! He can't eat anything really.
What should we do?
Thank you,
Olga
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Did he have any test?

How is his urine output?

How many times does he have diarrhea in a day?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no tests.
today he had diarrhea 8 times, he only ate twice
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the information,
There can be a gastrointestinal infection.
In most cases it is viral.
It usually passes off in 3-5 days.
Sometimes, bacterial or parasitic infection can be there.
I would suggest to take an examination by doctor again as the symptoms continued.
A stool test, blood work would help to plan treatment.
Meanwhile, please tell him to try to keep good hydration.
He needs to take plenty of fluid, oral rehydration solution.
Urine output should be observed.
In dehydration, it will decrease.
Bland soft diet, rice, banana, toast can be taken.
These are usually better tolerated.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.
Regards.