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Cure for gastritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr xxxx here
User :   hello doctor, this xxx here
Doctor :   please proceed with ur query
User :   Dr I have too much of gas accumulation in my stomach, this problems is almost from my childhood, but now a days it is more then what it was earlier
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your age, weifght, and occupation?
User :   May be i feel this is heridity as my mother also used have the same issue
User :   34 yrs, 96 and i am a banker
Doctor :   gastritis, has a heriditary component as well
User :   but the gas carries foul smell as well
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have indigestion?
Doctor :   have u done any tests before ?
User :   no,
User :   no, this doesnt trouble me in any ways i also have a sound sleep
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you snore at night ?>
User :   yes ,a loud snoring
Doctor :   this is a smear taken of the scab on the penis
Doctor :   sorry,
Doctor :   that was a wrong statement
Doctor :   not meant for you
User :   k
Doctor :   as i am consulting few more patients simultaneously,
User :   yeah i understand
User :   not a problem
Doctor :   ok, since you snore, and you have foul breath
Doctor :   i would suggest you to do a Barium study of the esophagus
User :   yes in the early hours which generally everyone has
Doctor :   this will show if there is any anatomic defect, like presence of diverticula ,etc
User :   but how is snoring related to gasteric issue
Doctor :   any obstruction in the throat, can cause snoring
Doctor :   and presence of diverticuli causes snoring , and foul breath
User :   doctor my main issue gas accumulation in stomach
User :   i Hope you are confused with other patient problem
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   no , not at all
Doctor :   i am discussing your issue of foul smell breath,
Doctor :   snoring , and abnormal GI motility
User :   foul smell not of breath but the gas which gets released
Doctor :   the gas gets accumulated , due to lowered GI motility
User :   can you elobrate the medical term
User :   what do you suggest me to get rid of this
Doctor :   try , some omeprazole 20 mg
Doctor :   once daily
Doctor :   also , increase the fibre content in your diet
Doctor :   drink enough fluids daily (8-10 glasses daily)
User :   can you suggest few of the vegetarian fibre contents
Doctor :   ISAPGHOL , available in the pharmacy is good in fibre content
Doctor :   other than that, try fruits, dry fruits,
User :   forgot to tell you, i generally love spicy foods, i have too many of spice food
Doctor :   thats the part of the problem as well
Doctor :   u will have to cut down on that
User :   ok
Doctor :   having spicy, food, generates more gas , so more symptoms,
Doctor :   also, if no proper digestion occurs, then the problem increases
User :   ok
User :   ok thanks doctor , bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now
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