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Burping, passing gas, gastric issues. Eating balanced diet. Due to excessive protein in diet? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:My husband and i have been having gastric issues over the last 2 months
User:that includes unplasant burping and farting
User:we have a balanced diet - proteins, carbs, fibres with 3 meals/day at good intervals
User:we have been having boiled egg white which we have stopped from 2 weeks
User:suddenly it has redueced to a greater extent
User:is it a myth or too much proteins does do harm to one's health?
Doctor:If the digestion is weak then low protein is advised.
Doctor:As its indigestion may cause bloating.
Doctor:Can I know your age?
User:but we hadnt noticed this since long
User:we are both 28yrs of age
Doctor:Sometimes repeated stomach infections may lead to lower production of digestive enzymes.
User:we both have a fairly good metabolism rate
User:he takes eno at times
User:i dont
Doctor:Yes usually indigestion is seen in older age.
User:should we discontinue until summer?
User:discontinue egg i mean
Doctor:Actually we need to take more precautions along with that.
Doctor:Since you both are having similar symptoms I am thinking that infection is playing a role
Doctor:So I would like to know the source of drinking water and food.
User:water - we have aquasure which is constantly cleansed
User:food - 5 days a week is made at home
User:during the weekends we may take 1 meal outside
Doctor:Eating food outside sometimes is ok but in routine is not ok
Doctor:We need drinking water that is clean: cleaniness of water is seen as ppm on packaged water, Reverse osmosis technique is the best
User:yes i totally agree and we avoid doing so
Doctor:If diet control does not work then you have to get investigations done.
Doctor:Do you have any questions here?
User:thanks doctor. i see you are based out of Bangalore
Doctor:I am in Bangalore currently.
Doctor:Actually in Indian conditions we need to be extra careful about infections getting transmitted from food and drinking water.
Doctor:Bye for now
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