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Acidity and gas problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
Doctor :   hi
User :   HELLO DOCTOR
Doctor :   yes
User :   I HAVE ACIDITY AND GAS PROBLEM
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   I AM ABOUT 47 YEARS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   occuption?
User :   BUSINESS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
User :   FOR QUITE SOMETIME
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits?
User :   YES
Doctor :   how much/how often?
User :   QUITE OFTEN
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which part of the day are symptoms prominent?
User :   EARLY MORNINGS AFTER THE NATURE CALL AND COFFEE
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any vommiting or vommiting loke sensation?
User :   YES THE REFLUX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you follow regular diet pattern?
Doctor :   that is do you have your break fast,lunch and dinner on time?
User :   YES.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is your work associated with stress?
User :   NOT MUCH. BUT I DRIVE FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND HALF TO OFFICE
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your weight?
User :   ABOUT 75 KGS
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history that you are providing it may be stress related gastritis
Doctor :   what are you taking for this?
User :   I HAVE TRIED OMEPRAZOLE, RANTAC DOMSTAL O FOR SOMETIME. I HAVE NOT FOUND THE CURE. SO RIGHT NOW I DONT TAKE THESE MEDICINES. I ALSO USED TRAVEL A LOT FOR MARKETING AND USED TO SUFFER FROM AMOEBIASIS. NOW I DONT HAVE THIS PROBLEM BUT SOME ALLERGY AND SKIN IRRITATION ASSOCIATED WITH NOSE BLOCK IS THERE. I ALSO HAVE BURNING SENSATION WHILE PASSING URINE. ARE THESE PROBLEMS RELATED TO EACH OTHER . PLEASE ADVICE
Doctor :   since how many daysthese symptoms that you are telling
Doctor :   you are facing?
User :   FOR QUITE SOME TIME
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   all the symptoms may not be due to common cause
Doctor :   but may be because of your travelling
Doctor :   and water is the factor most common
Doctor :   many infections spread due to water
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   YES. CAN I CONTROL THIS ON DIET. I AM A PURE VEGETERIAN.
Doctor :   yes controlling diet and adeqoate water will help a long way
Doctor :   please fill this and say when done
User :   I DRINK LOTS OF WATER EVERYDAY. AT HOME WE USE BOREWELL WATER FOR DRINKING AND I UNDERSTAND IT IS QUITE SAFE PLEASE SUGGEST DIET TO BE FOLLOWED.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Whole grains like Wheat, Rice, Ragi, Jowar, Oats, broken-wheat (dahlia) and maize, whole and sprouted legumes, pulses, all vegetables, plenty of green leafy vegetable and fruits, low fat skimmed milk and skim milk curd, buttermilk, fish and egg white in the diet. Drink plenty of water .Use unsaturated fatty acids like sunflower, olive, or corn oil for the preparation of the food items
User :   WE USE GROUND NUT OIL FOR COOKING IS IT OK. PLEASE ADVICE AND HOW CAN I GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU FOR A FOLLOWUP .
Doctor :   ground oil is ok try to avoid
Doctor :   We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   SHOULD I TAKE ANY MEDICINE
Doctor :   you can take
Doctor :   but the diet control should be enough
Doctor :   However the other life style measures that are to be taken are restrict smoking
Doctor :   minimize alcohol intake,
Doctor :   . The important aspect one should consider is the regular and timely meal
User :   WHICH MEDICINE U ADVICE DOCTOR.
Doctor :   ranitidine
User :   HOW LONG I CAN TAKE THIS WILL THERE BE ANY SIDE EFFECT SHOULD I TAKE THIS BEFORE FOOD AND HOW MANY TABLETS IN A DAY
Doctor :   150 mg once aday before break fast
Doctor :   for a period of 3 weeks
User :   THANK U DOCTOR
Doctor :   ia there any thing that i can help?
User :   NO THANK FOR UR ADVICE
Doctor :   bye
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