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Gastric irritation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   i hve gas in my stomach
User :   moving pain from this morning
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it like a squeezing type of pain?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Occupation, Marital status,
Doctor :   also do you have any known history of gastritis?
User :   32, male, businessman, married
User :   hardly
Doctor :   ok could you please elaborate on your food habits?
Doctor :   the time you eat meals
Doctor :   and the type of food
User :   spicy
User :   chichen non veg
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User :   i had icecreame yesterdayand later on had beer
User :   no smoking
Doctor :   did you have this kind of pain before this ever?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok most probably by the history you have given it looks like a simple gastritis or gastric irrtiation
User :   yes
Doctor :   which can occur due to spicy food and irritant alcoholic beverages
User :   i think because from ice creame and beer
Doctor :   do you eat at regular timings?
User :   yes
Doctor :   no ice cream has no effect on this
User :   i had chicken and noodles too
Doctor :   avoid eating spicy food and try to eat small amounts but at more frequent intervals
Doctor :   also include a lot of fiber in diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   eat a lot of curd
User :   ok
Doctor :   if it hurts then you can try gelusil syrup
Doctor :   does your pain come after eating food?
Doctor :   or comes on empty stomach?
User :   its on and off
User :   pain comes and goes and come again
Doctor :   do you feel better after eating? or before eating? in terms of pain
User :   more on empty stomach
Doctor :   ok
User :   after eating
Doctor :   definite signs of gastritis
Doctor :   it is advisable to follow simple steps as mentioned above
User :   ok
Doctor :   in order to prevent any progression further
Doctor :   avoid soft drinks also as they incease the acidity of stomach
User :   ok
User :   can i eat banana and milk
User :   apple
Doctor :   yes you can eat all fruits without any limit
Doctor :   they are in fact good for you
User :   ok
User :   milk
Doctor :   yes milk is infact a part of home remedy for your condition also
User :   ok
Doctor :   anytime when you are having pain
Doctor :   drink cold milk sip by sip that'll calm down the acidity
Doctor :   thus reducing the pain
Doctor :   are you currently on any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   did you take any pain killers recently?
Doctor :   there are few drugs especially anti pain medications which should not be taken on empty stomach
User :   ok
Doctor :   as they increase the acidity
User :   ok
Doctor :   so take them only after meals
User :   got it
Doctor :   any other doubts i can help you with?
User :   i hope it will be ok in one day
Doctor :   this condition needs constant effort from you
Doctor :   to maintain good healthy practises
Doctor :   timely food etc.
User :   understood
Doctor :   also it may take a couple of days before you feel completely normal
User :   alright
Doctor :   but be careful as it can easily recur if neglected
User :   ok
Doctor :   any other doubts?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok please fill out the form
User :   bye
Doctor :   say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   thank you for consulting healthcare magic
Doctor :   we are always here to help . bye for now.
User :   bye
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