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Burning sensation in stomach - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   i am having burning in the stomach u prescribed prilosce 20mg
User :   prilosec 20mg
User :   i just took 1tab
User :   before breakfast
Doctor :  
since when are you having the burning sensation?
User :   but on the top of the cover it is written as dosage only 1tab per day and donot take more than one tab
User :   from 2days
Doctor :  
Ok was the medicine prescribed through our sercice?
User :   iam unable to sleep ...i have the pain place which is above the stomach and below the chest
User :   yes
User :   i had chat last night
Doctor :  
oK
Doctor :  
I went through the previous chat.
Doctor :  
This medicine is given for burning abdominal pain and can be used twice a day.
Doctor :  
has the medicine not helped you?
User :   i just used one
User :   this is my first tab
Doctor :  
You need to take twice a day.
Doctor :  
Are you still having the pain now.
User :   yes
Doctor :  
May i know your location?
User :   i didnt sleep well last night a pain feeling like pushing some thing from stomach to chest ..and it is on the right side of the abdomen
User :   san XXXXXXXX
User :   pain is striking every 1hr
User :   and last for 30sec
Doctor :  
The pain you probably have is gastritis.
Doctor :  
If the pain is severe you may have to visit a hospital for examination and a iniection.
User :   which state is to be noticed as severe
Doctor :  
Injection will help in control the pain faster.
Doctor :  
It has to be decided by you.
Doctor :   As i cannot examine you.
Doctor :  
If you cannot bear the pain ,
Doctor :  
You may consider as severe.
Doctor :  
If the pain has reduced compared to yesterday, you
Doctor :  
Can continue the medicine
Doctor :  
Along with an antacid.
Doctor :  
Have you followed what i suggested?
User :   can i use one tum with this prilosec
Doctor :  
Yes you can use it.
Doctor :  
Do you have any antacids along with you?
User :   howmany tums i can use daily...as u priscribed oonly 2 prilosec a day
User :   no i just have tums and prilosce
Doctor :  
Yes. use it twice a day.
Doctor :  
Have you stopped ibuprofen?
Doctor :  
You can try syp mucaine gel 2tsp thrice a day.
User :   i just took 3 tab of iboprofen in 2 days
Doctor :  
That must have triggered the gastritis..
Doctor :  
may i know if your fever has also reduced.
Doctor :  
These questions are to rule out if there are any other cause of pain.
User :   yes my fever is reduced but iam having lite running nose
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   this pain started for me alofsudden one night
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
gastritis starts acutely/
Doctor :  
I will suggest few more management aspect.
User :   i stoped using any medicine from 2days
User :   i just took one prilosec in the morning
User :   ok
Doctor :  
1. Stop pain killers, you can try panadol if you have fever or body pains.
Doctor :  
2. Try restricting coffer and tea.
Doctor :  
you can use milk instead.
Doctor :  
3. avoid fried foods
Doctor :  
Avoid hot and spicy food.
User :   yeah i stoped taking any medicines from 2days
Doctor :  
5. Prilosec 20mg twice a day for next 7 days.
Doctor :  
Syp mucaine gel 2tsp thrice a day.
Doctor :  
Both these have to be taken before food.
Doctor :  
If any point you feel the pain is very severe and unbearable you need to visit a hospital.
Doctor :  
Have you followed.
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Is there any other query?
User :   if i have severe pain
User :   which doctor i should go
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   which speacialist
Doctor :  
you need to consult a gastroenterologist.
Doctor :  
You may need an endoscopy then.
User :   ok i will use ur medicine for 7days if the pain lasts then i will visit doctor
Doctor :   good.
User :   is mucaine gel is avaible in pharmacy
User :   with out priscrption
Doctor :   Yes
User :   so now i already ate breakfast
Doctor :  
they are available as OTC medicines.
Doctor :  
You can try the next time.
User :   should i take this syp at the time of dinner
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :  
You can use this syp. now too if the pain is severe.
Doctor :  
they are just antacids.
Doctor :  
Do not have any complications.
User :   u said to take 3times so shall i take it before lunch
Doctor :   Yes
User :   ok so i dont need to take tums as u said earlier
User :   just prilosec and mucaine gel
Doctor :  
As i said they are safe and the dosage andcan be altered to your convineniance.
Doctor :  
You can try these only.
Doctor :  
if tums have not helped you.
User :   no
Doctor :  
So you stop tums and try these.
User :   ok i will use the two medicines prilosec and mucaine gel as u priscribed and i will stop taking tums
Doctor :  
Is there any other query?
User :   thnakyou doctor do u think my pain will be cured
Doctor :  
Yes.
User :   and is it a temporary or my body disorder which last perminenetly
Doctor :   You need to visit the hospital if it does not improve in 2 days time.
Doctor :  
these are just temperoray
User :   ok thankyou
Doctor :  
they should not happen again unless you take heavy pain killers.
User :   what i have to take for my running nose
User :   lite running nose
Doctor :  
You can try steam inhalation
Doctor :   Or avild cold tablets
User :   ohh so no medicines to be taken for the running nose
Doctor :  
One tablet at night for 3 days.
Doctor :  
Is there any other query?
User :   no thankyou
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to ur service.
User :   ok
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