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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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My wife has diverticulitius went to Surry hospital yesterday

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my wife has diverticulitius went to Surry hospital yesterday for treatment received the following drugs
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: yes drugs are metronidazole and Keflex she is still experiencing stomach cramps, passing only mucus and nothing else we were due to fly to Bordeaux am today but deferred till am tomorrow.
Assistant: How long has this been bothering you? Are you experiencing any vomiting or nausea?
Customer: 3-4 days no vomiting now but experiencing nausea
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: blood pressure is under control with drugs

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How was the diagnosis of diverticulitis made?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
doctor at surrey hospital

Yes but did she have a ct scan of her abdomen to diagnose diverticulitis?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
no blood tests only which were normal
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
has had same problem previously
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
previously detected from colonoscopy in Australia (visitors)


May I ask what specifically is your question about this?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
should she travel tomorrow to bordeaux

She's on the appropriate antibiotics and it may be a couple more days before they take affect

But no problem with her traveling to Bordeaux tomorrow

Please let me know if you need any more information

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