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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have a pain around the spleen area. I feel like massaging the area. I just finished an indian food supper. it hurt also last night same place. I seem to be burping alot. I am 51 years old female
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Since when do you have this problem ?
User :   it started right after dinner tonight. and also right after dinner last night
Doctor :   Did you ever have the same problem in past ?
User :   A long time ago maybe 10 years ago i remember a similar pain after eating too many almonds, but otherwise this is a fairly new symptom in my life.
Doctor :   ok, are you regular on food timings ?
User :   not sure i understand the question
Doctor :   i meant the do you follow fixed timings for food intake ?
User :   generally yes, but not always today was fairly regular
Doctor :   ok, i suspect is to be Acid peptic disease , probably a gastric ulcer
User :   what do i need to do for this
Doctor :   i would advice you to take tab Prilosec once early in the morning before food for 1 week
Doctor :   if it comes down continue the same treatment for another week to prevent recurrence
Doctor :   if it do not give you relief even after a week of treatment then i would ask you to get a Ultrasound scan of the abdomen
User :   why is this occuring in the first place
Doctor :   its due to either increased acid production in the stomach or due to defect in the protective mechanism of the stomach to the acid
Doctor :   and commonest cause for this is stress
User :   is this a condition that can be reversed by minimizing stress and proper management of life style choices
Doctor :   yes,
User :   thank you you have been most helpful and reassuring. I generally take only homeopathic medicine for ailments are you farmilliar with these and would you recommend a remedy suitable
Doctor :   yes, i can please give me few seconds
Doctor :   shal i provide you some home remedies for your problem
User :   yes that would be great
Doctor :   Lemon juice taken early in the morning as soon as you wake up would be more helping here
Doctor :   Juice extracted from raw potato has lots of medicinal property. It has a magical effect for treating gastritis. This juice should be taken before each meal (that is 3 times a day) in a quantity of a 1/2 cup each time. This is one of the best home remedies for gastric ulcer
Doctor :   Honey is also very helpful , you can take it with milk specially before bed
User :   is the lemon juice diluted in cold, warm or hot water
Doctor :   warm water is good
User :   thanks again. i really appreciate all your advice
User :   good night
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now, Good nte
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