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Diet for stress induced gastritis, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Anxiety and Stress
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi how can i help you?
User :   My daughter is 15 and has been dealing with our divorce and more stress with friends and school
User :   she has been complaning about her stomach after she eats
User :   she has been getting headaches that travel
User :   do you know what that possibly can be?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
she could be suffering from stress induced gastritis
User :   should we see a doctor? what can that cause?
User :   is that dangerous?
Doctor :  
it is not that very dangerous if taken care early
Doctor :  
the stress she is undergoing is the probable cause
User :   this has been going on for about a year now. and we went to get a ultrasound and they said they couldnt find anything
User :   and recommened a stomach docto
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
gastritis changes will be picked in ultrasound, it is found put with esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Doctor :  
you can follow some simple measures to help her out
Doctor :  
to soothe her, you can give Tums OTC.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
or ask your doctor to give some acid suppressors to control her gastric acid production
Doctor :  
give her timely food
Doctor :  
stomach empties itself every 3 hours
Doctor :  
so make sure stomach is not left empty for more than three hours
Doctor :  
give her bland food, not fried and oily stuff
Doctor :  
give her things that are easy to digest
Doctor :  
avoid spicy and hot foods altogether
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