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Posted by: chris | 2007/06/21

elderly lady ill

88 year old lady - severe runny tummy, postnasal drip and vomitting - treated by doctor but only the vomitting seems better -other symptoms worse

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Dear Chris
One must be very careful in old people like in babies as they dehidrate very quickly - rather take her back for review to the doctor as she may need a drip and/ or antibiotics. Get some Rehidrat and give her electrolyte supplement in the mean time.

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