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Diet advice for a Ulcerative colitis patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   sir good evening
Doctor :   k
User :   i am under the treatment of ulcerative colities, age 45, male
Doctor :   ok
User :   please tell the diet which are normaly not favour to this dicease
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There's no firm evidence that what you eat causes inflammatory bowel disease. But certain foods and beverages can aggravate your symptoms
Doctor :   especially during a flare-up in your condition. It's a good idea to try eliminating from your diet anything that seems to make your signs and symptoms worse. Here are some suggestions that may help
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Limit dairy products
Doctor :   try substituting yogurt or low-lactose cheeses, such as Swiss and cheddar, for milk.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes
User :   thanks doctor
Doctor :   wait
Doctor :   Experiment with fiber.
Doctor :   high-fiber foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains, are the foundation of a healthy diet
Doctor :   Avoid problem foods like "gassy" foods such as beans, cabbage and broccoli, raw fruit juices and fruits â?? especially citrus fruits â?? spicy food, popcorn, alcohol, caffeine, and foods and drinks that contain caffeine, such as chocolate and soda.
Doctor :   r u able to understand
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done.
Doctor :   You may find you feel better eating five or six small meals rather than two or three larger ones.
User :   sir now iamtaking the medicine SAZO 500 2-0-2 how long shall i continue
Doctor :   i will finish telling u about the diet part
Doctor :   we will discuss about medicine next
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Try to drink plenty of fluids daily. Water is best. Alcohol and beverages that contain caffeine stimulate your intestines and can make diarrhea worse, while carbonated drinks frequently produce gas
Doctor :   u have to take this medicine until remission occurs
Doctor :   i mean sazo
Doctor :   need good follow up with the doctor ur seeing now
User :   now i am taking SAZO 500 how long shall i continue
Doctor :   until remission
Doctor :   until ur gastroenterologist says so
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