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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am having gastric problem from past 5 years, most of the times i have chest pain, I have diagnoised for heart check up & is normal, recently done endoscope & doctor say is normal, whenever i have chest pain, the gas released i get relief, Please help me
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
User :   hi good morning
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed.
Doctor :   are you on any medication for th egas trouble?
Doctor :   *the gas
User :   no
Doctor :   have you had a consultation with a gastroenterologist?
User :   yes with manipal hospital doctor, mr shetty, he had done endoscope & said bacteria infection & given sampras tablets for 10 days,
Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms apart from chest pain which gets relief when gas comes out?
Doctor :   is there heartburn associated?
Doctor :   do you have nausea, chest burning, loose stools?
User :   no heart burn & no stomach pain
Doctor :   do you have mucus sensation in throat?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   i would recommend another gastroenterology cgheckup for you
Doctor :   to see if the bacterial infection is back
Doctor :   and to look for mucosal damage due to acid reflux
Doctor :   get a thorough check done along with blood tests, and get started on treatment
User :   This was done in feb this year, but no major changes after taking sampras tablets
Doctor :   discuss with your treating doctor about getting you started on acid supressors
Doctor :   after taking the Sampras tablets, did you go for follow u8p visit?
User :   blood test done for blood sugar & choleostrol, both are normal, bp is normal
Doctor :   usually after the eradication of the bacterial infection (which causes the acid production and symptoms), there are acid supressors given to control the symptoms
User :   after sampras tablets didn't visit him again
Doctor :   so go back for a repeat gastroenterology opinion, and discuss about the complete treatment
Doctor :   it takes about 3-4 months time with regular treatment and follow up to treat the problem
User :   ok doctor will meet him soon
Doctor :   in the meantime, maintain a healthy diet pattern, with
Doctor :   avoiding fried , oily, spicy food
User :   any exercise or food items to keep control
Doctor :   and do not let your stomach be empty for more than 3 hours except when you sleep
User :   ok
User :   is it anything related to heart
Doctor :   after a repeat examination it can be said if thee is at all any relation to heart, based on the details given by you here, it does not seem to be related to the heart
User :   ok thank you doctor
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
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