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Im enquiring for my 16 year old son.He started feeling

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Im enquiring for my 16 year old son.He started feeling unwell last night hot and shivering.He was sick in the night and has had diarrohea throughout the day. Ive just taken his temperature and its 93.3.
JA: Have you used any medication for the diarrhoea?
Customer: Not so far.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the diarrhoea?
Customer: No
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Good evening, I am Dr Ruff. Thank you for contacting us today
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Hello
I am sorry to hear about your son. This sounds like gastroenteritis. You would expect symptoms to last a few days. Diarrhoea often lasts longer than the vomiting.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Ok thank you would you suggest any medication
Regular sips of fluid. Buscopan for abdominal cramps.If there is much pain then do speak with your doctor, but do expect some crappy pain for a day or two
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
He says pain isn't really bad just hurts a bit before he feels sick
Okay, so you probably don’t need any medication then. It will resolve on its own
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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Ok thankyou