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Cause for intense feeling of pressure in stomach and chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hello..
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   i have gas trouble for last 2 days..i fell dtong pressure and pain on stomach and chest...
User :   i feel
Doctor :   ok. are there any other symptoms associated?
User :   i feel strong pressure..sorry for type mistake..
User :   pain on back side as well..
Doctor :   is there chest burning sensation associated?
User :   couldnt sleep on night because of difficulty in breathing..
Doctor :   is there burping/belching/flatulence associated?
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   yes..gas coming out through mounth frequently...feel much relaxed that time...pain also less...
Doctor :   ok. how are your eating habits? do you tend to have long gaps between your meals?
Doctor :   have you changed your eating habits recently.
User :   some times..i experienced this 4 days back...it continued for almost 1 day..again it started ystrday..
User :   both times, i did walk immediatly after taking food...
Doctor :   ok.
User :   that time started the pain on right side of stomach..
Doctor :   is there any nausea (vomiting sensation) or loose stools associated?
User :   both are normal..but feel head ache now..
Doctor :   ok. that could be related to the increased gas.
Doctor :   have Syp Digene 20 ml 2-3 times a day before food
Doctor :   have bland kind of diet with no fried/spicy foods
User :   i was feeling liking a preesure ball rolling on chest ...later on back..
Doctor :   stick to foods that are easily digestible
Doctor :   and do not give more than 3 hour gap between foods, meaning to say do not leave stomach empty for more than 3 hours at a stretch.
User :   ok..is this somthing abnormal..because it continue for more than 1 day..
Doctor :   your symptoms suggest the possibility of gastritis
Doctor :   it will go away with adequate diet changes and medications
User :   okk..why i doubted becuase it was not intermittent...the pain remains there for almost one day..
Doctor :   yes if the severity is more, then the pain can persist for 1-2 days
User :   can this be associated with any other diseases..like kidney malfunction..like that..?
Doctor :   it will be associated with other symptoms like increased sleepiness, tiredness, urine color, pain and burning while urination, fever etc
Doctor :   it will not be associated with only gas formation and belching burping etc
User :   urine is normal...hope that is fine..
Doctor :   yes it should be fine. continue to follow the given instructions, you should se relief, if teh symptoms still continue
Doctor :   then an examination by gastroenterologist wil be needed
User :   i used to have gas trouble , but i never felt bad like this..because the pain and pressure was extreme..that eventually lost my sleep...
Doctor :   along with prescription of superior medications to control gastric acid production, and relive your symptoms
User :   ok
User :   what kind of food i can take now..
User :   ?
Doctor :   have bland kind of diet with no fried/spicy foods
Doctor :   and do not give more than 3 hour gap between foods, meaning to say do not leave stomach empty for more than 3 hours at a stretch.
Doctor :   tick to foods that are easily digestible
Doctor :   *stick to
Doctor :   increase water intake to 10-12 glasses per day.
User :   ok..i observeved my stomach size has increased in this days...
Doctor :   it will be apparent due to distension due to gastritis.
User :   yes...i consume enough whater..suspect problem with food habits..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i took gelusil today..will that make difference..?
Doctor :   yes it should help, take 3 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   if it does not seem to help, then an examination by gastroenterologist wil be needed along with prescription of superior medications to control gastric acid production, and relieve your symptoms
User :   ok...
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yup..i will follow your instructions....
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   so the long lasting pain and pressure is nothing just gass trouble only rite?
Doctor :   as per the history and symptoms explained by you, it is probably due to gastritis and increased gas production due to it.
User :   ok..
User :   thankyou doctr..
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   thats all i needed from you..
User :   may god bless you....thankyou
Doctor :   thank you.
Doctor :   do get back to me in you have further queries.
Doctor :   *if you have
User :   ur name sir?
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
User :   okk..thanx..
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