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Asthma and burning sensation in the stomach - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   Hi.
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Doctor, I feeling burning sense in stomach at nights
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i cant sleep
Doctor :   Since when have you been feeling this way?
User :   more than year
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   28, xxxxx, married, 65 kgs, 5.9 inches, dependents- yes
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   currently i don't have any
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   At my young age I suffered with asthama
Doctor :   Have you taken any medicines for the burning?
User :   I take alcohol twice a week
User :   no medicines
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take small frequent meals
Doctor :   at regular intervals
Doctor :   Your meals should be always planned and try not to
Doctor :   go beyond an hour of the time
Doctor :   You should take a bland diet for a few months,
Doctor :   Take an antacid before bed.
Doctor :   You should exercise everyday, either walking or treadmill, because that increases the tone of the abdominal muscles
Doctor :   and prevents the burning
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you take antacids before bed
User :   Bland diet means
Doctor :   Food without a lot of grease, oil, spices.
Doctor :   Avoid alcohol if possible.
User :   ok
User :   last thing : Your meals should be always planned and try not to
User :   in this try not to means
Doctor :   skip the routine
Doctor :   You should stick to the timings of your meals
User :   you mean fasting
User :   ok, I got your point
Doctor :   No, you should not skip meals
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so many times I skip the lunch, this may occur any problem
Doctor :   Try to avoid alcohol for some time
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   That plays a big role in increasing acidity.
User :   ok, I want reduce my weight, that the reason i skip the lunch intentionally so many times
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest you take salads instead of food
User :   ok thanks Doctor
User :   by the way whats your name
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx
Doctor :   I also suggest that you see a Gastroenterologist for an endoscopy
Doctor :   as the problem has been there for almost an year
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