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Acidity causing tension, headache and puky - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Gud noon
User :   sorry
User :   was on call
User :   I wanted to check for myself as well as my mother.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am highly acidic and its all the more during working hours
User :   due to stress
Doctor :   By acidic you mean that you get abdominal pain - a burning pain?
User :   burning and vomit
User :   followed by head ache
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i always have gelusil and zinetac or rantac D handy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How often do you get these symptoms?
Doctor :   Are you symptoms better with the use of medications?
User :   syptoms almost daily
User :   not so better with tablets
User :   the more work tensino, the more head ache and pukish feeilng
User :   and huger is something, i just cant control
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So your headaches isn't better with the medications right?
User :   morning i wake up and i burp many times
Doctor :   *I mean headaches doesn't get better with the medications?
Doctor :   Since when are you having these problem?
User :   its some restless feeling on head rather than ache as such, i apply balms, i avoid pain killers
User :   had acidity since 15 odd years, but offlate since 2-3 years its more
User :   my age is 31 now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you describe the headaches - is the pain located to one side of the head?
User :   frankly, more than head aches, i face this vomit sensation problems and cramps/burning in stomach
Doctor :   Do you have other associated symptoms such as blurring of vision, see flashes/specks of light, nasal congestion associated with the headaches?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it comes with indigestion problems too
User :   at times, i land up consuming pepsi or coke and feel better
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such such as high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   According to your description, I can think of the following condition to be causing your symptoms
Doctor :   1. Gastritis
Doctor :   2. Tension type of headaches
Doctor :   3. Combination of both these conditions.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Without physical examination and few tests that include endoscopy test, blood test
Doctor :   it is hard to differentiate among these conditions.
Doctor :   However
User :   can u suggset which blood test, as 2 months back i did cbc
Doctor :   a few modifications can help you in preventing the symptoms.
User :   did cbc as i had haemorric cyst, which is now dissolved.
User :   as per my gynaec, cbc was normal/
Doctor :   That is fine.
Doctor :   The following measures needs to be followed
User :   Shall try level best
Doctor :   1. Continue the use of antacids and antiulcer medications.
Doctor :   antacids needs to be used before food half an hour before food thrice a day for next 15 days.
User :   can u suggest which antacid should i take
Doctor :   You may try syp Mucaine gel
Doctor :   2. A diet containing less spice food is very essential
Doctor :   3. Your diet should be regular, avoid missing meals or fasting.
Doctor :   4. Restrict the use of caffeine,
Doctor :   beverages such as soft drinks can help control the symptoms temperorily.
Doctor :   but they can worsen the symptoms later
Doctor :   so avoid them as far as possilbe.
User :   Shall start mucaine gel with immediate effect. diet is regular and home food only. evening snacks at times i have sandwich. coffee is once in fortnight, as i take milk in the mornings.
Doctor :   aaa
Doctor :   *
Doctor :   Milk is an alternative to the beverages
Doctor :   you may use milk regularly for controlling your symptoms
Doctor :   5. Also essential is sleep
User :   ok fine. will continue mucaine gel for 15 days to keep check on acidity.
Doctor :   You need to have proper sleep, they help in countering stress
User :   i hardly get peaceful sleep for 4-5 hours
User :   too less sleep is my problem
Doctor :   Last preventive measures is destressing techniques using physical exercise, yoga, meditation and other relaxation techniques.
Doctor :   they will help in countering sleep and stress.
Doctor :   You may use them.
User :   shall try.
User :   can i ask few more
Doctor :   Finally if these measures do not help you in treating the symptoms
Doctor :   you need to visit a gastroenterologist who will guide you and get an endoscopy.
User :   shall follow as suggested by you.
User :   few months back i had severe cold and cuff for which doct gave me linctus codeine and was on deriphylin. now cold is almost gone, but i am allergic to sugar sweets and chocolates, the moment i take them, i cuff immensely.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   hence, i have stopped venturing having any sweets
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Is there any solution to this allergy
Doctor :   Allergy is a chronic problem
Doctor :   which can only prevented.
Doctor :   An absolute cure is not possible.
User :   ok. shall then refrain from sweets
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?'
User :   final one
User :   for the day
User :   My mother was given some tablet, ( do nto remember the name) for her heel pain, post which she got anal bleeding
User :   doctor had to say its side effect o fthe tablet, does this happen?
Doctor :   Aspirin is one pain killer which can cause bleeding
Doctor :   other pain killers have minimal effects in inducing bleeding.
Doctor :   so if it was aspirin,
User :   it was not aspirin for sure
Doctor :   then yes it could be, if it wasn't it
User :   she was then given smith ointment to apply
Doctor :   then I don't feel pain killers may be the cause of anal bleed.
User :   wat would be the reason so that i can take precaution
Doctor :   Per rectal bleeding can happen due to fissures or hemorrhoids.
Doctor :   both these conditions can be aggravated
Doctor :   if there is consipation.
Doctor :   But surgical treatment is the only permanent cure.
User :   which means, if it happens, again i need to immediately check it with doctor
Doctor :   Consult a doctor/surgeon who will guide you with surgical treatment if necessary.
User :   Ok thanks doctor!!!
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.Bye for now.
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