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I have a son (34) who has been traveling from Fl to wa.

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I have a son (34) who has been traveling from Fl to wa. Right now he is in Yakima wa about 3 hours from us. It appears he has food poisoning. No fever, just vomiting and diarrhea. He is not running a fever. He is pushing fluids but having a hard time keeping done. I suggested ice chips.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?

My son does not have a fever

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

He has some type of food poisoning with vomiting and diarrhea.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
My son is in a motel in Yakima wa w food poisoning. Afebril, vomiting and diarrhea. No one else in the family is sick.
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

How many times did he have diarrhea? or vomiting?

Is there any blood in stool?

Did he take any medicine?

Any pain in abdomen?

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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

Hello again,
I was waiting for your reply.
I am very sorry for his symptoms.
There can be a few causes.
There can be an infection developing.
Sometimes bacterial & other infections can be there.
Indigestion is a possibility too.
Please tell him to try to take plenty of fluid & electrolytes like oral rehydration fluid, gatorade.
This would prevent dehydration.
He can take peptobismol now.
It will reduce diarrhea, vomiting.
If the symptom continues, I would advise to take an examination by doctor.
Stool testing, blood work, antibiotic can be needed.
I hope this information will be helpful.
If you have any query, please feel free to ask.
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Wish him healthy life.
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No blood
3 vomits
4-5 bouts of diarrhea
Is keeping some fluid done
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 3 months ago

Thank you for the input.

I sent an answer already.

Please tell him to follow it.

I hope he will recover soon.

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Wish him healthy life.
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Good job
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