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Advised to meet a gastroentrologist - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   gud noon doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I had spoken to you a week back regarding my gas and acidity prob
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   u had adviced me t ovisit gastroentrologist
Doctor :   I remember you.
User :   good i cud get u to update u
User :   i visited yest and doct has given me 2 tablets fo rbelcing and bloating feeling
User :   rabium 20 to be tk in the mrng before BF and itza to be taken pre lunch and dinner
Doctor :   Ok
User :   if no improvement, then wud suggest to go for endoscopy
User :   she said its some aeroa kind of problem, i did not get her properly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   u there?
Doctor :   Yes, I am here.
User :   r the medicines prescribed, fine.
Doctor :   The medications given to you are proton pump inhibitors
Doctor :   the best among the antiulcer medications.
User :   which act as?
User :   oh ok fine
User :   do they give permanent cure by any chance?
User :   also asked to reduce weight, when asked if that has any connection, she said, till some extent yest.
Doctor :   Gastritis is a chronic problem which can be very well controlled by medications, diet and lifestyle modification.
Doctor :   Your doctor is right.
Doctor :   Diet and lifestyle, obesity have some role to play with gastritis and ulcer problems.
Doctor :   If they can be sufficiently altered, they can effectively control the symptoms of gastritis/ulcer/reflux problems.
User :   ok. thanks a lot for the advice ,shall keep you posted.
Doctor :   Hence apart from the medications, it is very, very important that you bind to the advice suggested to you.
Doctor :   Hope it is clear to you.
User :   100%
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   final one
User :   is it ok to hv milk on empty stomach in the morning?
Doctor :   But restrict the use of coffee and tea as much as possible.
Doctor :   Yes, milk is fine.
User :   fine, shall ensure this.
Doctor :   Not more than 2 servings a day.
Doctor :   The more you restrict them, the better it is.
User :   ok doctor. thanks agia
User :   again.
Doctor :   Apart from this, you need to be having your meals regularly
User :   yes.....
Doctor :   and sleeping in time - atleast 6-8 hours a day.
User :   yeah i hv to work on that now
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   not as of now.
User :   gud day.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day!!
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   !!
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