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Excessive hiccups , throat and stomach pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health
User :   hello there
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   DR XXXXXXXX here
User :   My name is XXX
User :   nice to meet you Dr.XXX
User :   can I say what is bothering me?
Doctor :   yes, please proceed
User :   alright,I started having lots of hiccups,and pain at the bottom of my throat...and then burning sensations through my esophagus couple of days ago
User :   those symptoms kept coming up till today..but not the hiccups though..but when i hiccup sometimes it hurts more than normal,
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just woke up having a burning throat
User :   well, also sometimes my stomach feels like needles
User :   piercing a bit
User :   i used to have shortness of breath and stuff like that
User :   but i thought it was because of anxiety..i was diagnosed for anxiety before to be honest
User :   but hurts, and it's bothering me
Doctor :   ok. are you currently on any medication?
Doctor :   please provide details of past medical illness and treatment
User :   i was just taking Renie (for stomach i think) lately
User :   those couple of days, to make my stomach feel better but yeah
User :   oh i remember i had problems going to the toilet and my grandmother gave me some pills
User :   which where natural pills which where helping going to toilet
User :   thats all..i never been to any medication about anxiety or whatsoever
Doctor :   ok.
User :   some of my friends told me might be indigestion or acid reflux
User :   i dont know
User :   :/ i need some professional help
Doctor :   ok. your symptoms suggest possibility of acute gastritis.
User :   sometimes i also have diarhea.
Doctor :   how are your eating habits?
Doctor :   do have junk food? do you take spicy/oily fried stuff?
User :   yes
User :   my diet
User :   is not that good to be honest
User :   should i go to doctor?
Doctor :   yes, you should be going ahead with an examination
Doctor :   start with Tab Prilosec OTC 2 times a day before food
Doctor :   be on diet control with healthy eating
Doctor :   do not leave stomach empty for for than 3 hours except when you go toi sleep
Doctor :   avoid eating heavy before 1 hour of sleep
Doctor :   did you follow what I have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   okay i will go check a doctor soon
User :   no doctor thank you so much
User :   thats all
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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