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Appoligies for disturbing you at this time of evening, but would just like to run something past you please. about 2.40am this morning i woke shivering almost unheard of for me, anyway not long after violently sick,didnt have time to get out of bed, then ashshamed to admit struggling down the stairs ,wet myself,couldnt stop it happening and it was most uncomfortable. as the day has gone on sickness stopped,but oh i am so weak,dizzy at times and aching immensely all up my legs and back,and walking like a jelly,its redicoulous. jan
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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wow,

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sounds like a very very bad flu or viral infection.

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you most likely are dehydrated

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from your prior vomitting.

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you might need some IV fluids

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are you able to keep down fluids?

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you might have to go to the A&E department for blood work to check for dehydration and IV fluids.

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do you have an A&E close to you where you can go?

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hello?

Customer:

hi dr david, yes i have been drinking tons all day. there is an a&e about 20 miles from us .

Dr. David :

that is good you have been drinking.

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did you vomit before?

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have you stopped?

Customer:

not been sick since about 10.15am this morning

Dr. David :

that is good.

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it can take a few days for you to get better.

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if you are able to keep down the water you are drinking you will not become dehydrated.

Customer:

ok, thankyou .

Dr. David :

and your body will fix the electrolytes.

Dr. David :

you are welcome

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you can slowly start to eat solid food

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bananas, toast, rice, crackers

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and then slowly advance your diet

Customer:

dont want food just now,but will go careful when i start.

Dr. David :

good idea

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do yo have any other questions?

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let me know if you have other questions.

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Customer:

no thankyou, not just now.

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