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Bloated stomach and gastritis after heart bypass surgery, ECG suggestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   hi
User :   my mother-in-law had heart operation
Doctor :   Hello
User :   4 years back
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   currently she is feeling bad in the chest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   May I know her age?
User :   age is 55
Doctor :   May I know her age?
Doctor :   ok
User :   uable to take food
User :   since 7 days
Doctor :   Since when is she feeling this?
User :   bye pass surgery
Doctor :   Was it a CABG surgery that was done?
Doctor :   ok
User :   stomach is heavy bulging
Doctor :   Fine, I understand
User :   she says heart beat is more if she walks
Doctor :   Does she have difficulty in breathing?
User :   no
Doctor :   It seems like a Problem with Gastritis
Doctor :   Does she have a history of Chronic gastritis?
User :   ok
User :   then as u said it could be some gastritis problem
Doctor :   It is normal to have increased heart beat on exertion specially with people who have undergone by pass surgery
User :   no sweating
Doctor :   Is she sweating a lot ?
User :   no anxiety
Doctor :   Is there Anxiety in her?
Doctor :   Does she feel terrible about the pain?
User :   so waht tests we should under go
Doctor :   Yes, but we need to definitely rule out any heart condition
Doctor :   Especially who is already a heart patient
User :   any blood tests required
Doctor :   It most probably rules out any cardiac problem at present
Doctor :   A simple ECG would be fine
User :   ok
Doctor :   She can take Antacids orally to reduce the stomach fullness and gastritis
User :   antactacid means pantodac or gelusil type
Doctor :   Blood tests are not required now
User :   ok digene tablet
Doctor :   You can give her Digene orally
Doctor :   Yes
User :   tablet is fineright or we shall take syrup
Doctor :   You can ask her to take Tab. Pantocid 40 mg everyday before breakfast at around 7 am for a week
Doctor :   She should be fine
User :   but for now we shall take digene right
Doctor :   she can also take Tab. Digene as and when required
User :   thanks doctor, right now we are going hospital hyderabad
Doctor :   Yes sure, but a tablet of Pantocid takes care of it for a whole day
Doctor :   All the best , do not worry, she will be fine
Doctor :   Get a routine ECG done as
User :   so first it is better to take ecg right, instead of going to doctor
Doctor :   I said you earlier
User :   yes after taking the report we go to doctor
Doctor :   You can take an ECG and ask a doctor to interpret it
User :   thanks doctor bye
User :   no dr
User :   thanks for the info
Doctor :   That should be fine I feel
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, Bye for now
Doctor :   I will be available for your further queries if any
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