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Acute gastritis and abdominal pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hey
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I've been having stomach pains
User :   it gets especially bad after eating
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender
User :   18, female
Doctor :  
since how many days you are having this problem?
User :   Almost a week
User :   6 days...?
Doctor :  
k
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
how was your appetite before that?
Doctor :  
and how is it now?
User :   It was fine.
Doctor :  
have you taken any medications for this?
User :   Not yet, no.
Doctor :  
where is the pain? upper stomach? or lower? or entire abdomen?
User :   Upper abdomen.
User :   around my stomach
Doctor :  
do you have nausea, vomiting, any loose motions?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
do you feel burning in your chest under your sternum area?
User :   sometimes there will be nausea accompanying the pain
Doctor :  
ok
User :   And no, there's no burning.
Doctor :  
i will suggest you a few tips
User :   I've had heartburn in the past, but this is lower down and more painful.
User :   Okay.
Doctor :  
to relieve your symptoms and also medications
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
you can take Prilosec OTC, 1 tablet daily on empty stomach in the morning
Doctor :  
and follow these tips
User :   Okay
Doctor :  
1. eat bland food
Doctor :  
2. avoid spicy, junk food or hot food

Doctor :  
3. you can have chilled milk at night before sleeping
Doctor :  
4. avoid fried stuff
Doctor :  
6. avoi lying down immediately after food
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