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Abdominal pain due to gastritic problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I had little pain on left stomach(upper) on a a day 5 months back for few minutes. Kind of bulge for few hours & vanished. Then after that i consulted with general medicine doctor. He has given few tablets. then I usually got burping & consulted with gastroentrology specialist. He has taken blood, motion, urin tests, Abdomen xray & scan. He said there is no big issues & given rabium-20 once a day at morning. I am taking it, still i get burping before food reduces after food. Also, sometimes there is pain on left upper chest near to mid tube or near to the shoulders. So I get afraid if it may be cardiac problem. My cholestrol levels are normal except hdl is 39. I am 31 years, weight, BP, sugar is normal. So gastroentrology specialist told not to worry abt heart. Still i fear. Please suggest me, Thanks                                                             
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   Hi morning
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   Did u get my questions
User :   okay
Doctor :   Are you still having that pain ?
User :   you mean currently?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   at present not
User :   But some days on morning,
User :   before breakfast.
Doctor :   Do you have more of oily. spicy food intake?
Doctor :   Is the pain present more empty somach?
User :   not so spicy food. But daily takes outside food for lunch
Doctor :   Is it relieved after having food?
User :   yes for empty stomach
User :   yes slowly after food
User :   whenever food intake (lunch, breakfast, dinner) takes late
Doctor :   since you got all your tests also done it seems more like gastritis kind of pain.
Doctor :   Also it is related to food intake
User :   Is it necessary to take ecg kind of test?
Doctor :   Is the pain radiating anywhere in shoulder or jaw?
User :   Cholestrol level seems to be good except HDL is 39Mg. He said u need to exercise to increase
Doctor :   Yes exercise, also you need to reduce your outside food intake.
Doctor :   Have more of fruits, salads
User :   Pain is not constant in one place. exactly it happens after 3 hours of food
Doctor :   Drink water
Doctor :   Ok
User :   mostly upper chest near to the mid tube
User :   ok, sometimes pain on ribcage
Doctor :   You can get a ECG done to confirm the diagnosis.
User :   Ok resting?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   Avoid being empty stomach for too long.
User :   actually i got an ECG on march for an Insurance Comp. They took it for free.
Doctor :   Have small meals every 2 to 3 hours
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I did get a copy. They haven't raised any issue
User :   i am trying for that. But after 2-3 hours if i take little food it is not solving
User :   i had to take rice or some heavy food. then only it reduces
Doctor :   it is because you mainly have outside spicy food.
User :   Lot of burping is there
Doctor :   have more of Bland diet and avoid having tea or cooffee
User :   outside food not spicy
User :   ok i try. is milk good?
Doctor :   It suggests you have a lot of gas formation
Doctor :   Have cold milk.
Doctor :   Have coconut water 4 to5 times
User :   i am having rabium 20
Doctor :   Yes thats fine
Doctor :   You can have it
User :   before food. can it taken after food
User :   if i forget sometimes
Doctor :   No it is to be taken empty stomach
User :   it also produces gas
Doctor :   It relieves gas
User :   ok
User :   Do u recommend any tests
Doctor :   Get only the ECG done
User :   just to rule out cardiac
Doctor :   Then decide further.
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok thanks is it enough
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
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