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Gastric problem in morning before breakfast and cant eat, pain starts in the middle of the stomach and becomes hard, rarely smokes, after rest it turns normal and gas passes out, wants to quit smoking - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Dr,
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   please proceed with the query
User :   Past few months I am facing gastric problem at morning time before taking break fast, and its painful.
User :   I am not able to take breakfast even.
User :   Male 38Years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am used to
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke ?
User :   No, I said I am used to smoke
Doctor :   you mean you quit now ?
User :   3/4
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know how many cigarettes a day
User :   Rarely
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you sonsume alcohol ?
Doctor :   consume*
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you elaborate on the symptoms ?
User :   After taking bath, pain will start at middle of stomach and it gets hard.
User :   And after taking some rest, few hrs later I become normal, when gas passout.
User :   Not Exactly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have belching ? heart burns?
User :   No
User :   Stress Like ?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have constipation ?
User :   Not Exactly
Doctor :   may i know if you have stress ?
User :   Never
Doctor :   at work or at home
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you done any tests so far ?
User :   168Cms, 68Kgs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your height and weight
User :   Please
User :   Ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me explain it to you
Doctor :   the main cause for your symptoms is smoking
User :   Is it a Gas problem ?
Doctor :   smoking is known to be the main cause for stomach ulcers , acidity and similar symptoms
Doctor :   i suggest you to avoid it at the earliest
Doctor :   apart from this i would suggest you follow the right diet
Doctor :   avoid spicy food , heavy meals and oily food items for few days
Doctor :   yes , it is acidity or gastritis
Doctor :   hence you must reduce spicy and oily food
Doctor :   also any stress , increased consumption of coffe, tea etc must be brought down
User :   I used to take some Paratha's with vagitable in breakfast and all most same menu in routine diet at noon & night
User :   I don't like to drink tea and coffee
Doctor :   you have to eat a lot of green vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   also drink lots of water
Doctor :   nearly 3 lts if possible
User :   Well... I think physical activity is hard to do as per day schedule
Doctor :   it will help a lot
Doctor :   i would insist on daily physical activity
Doctor :   for atl east 45 mins daily
Doctor :   a brisk walk or a jog would help
Doctor :   have food on time
User :   Any particular diet you suggest or precautions ?
Doctor :   but physical activity is very good for acidity
User :   Ok
Doctor :   we have a dietician on our panel
Doctor :   she will design a personalised diet plan for you
Doctor :   can i have your mail id and ph no
User :   Is there any hidden serious problem in there ?
Doctor :   thanks for details
Doctor :   our customer team will call you fr appointment
User :   Apart from this, I am fit and never had any medical disorder so far
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   i do not see much of a problem
Doctor :   apart from smoking habit
User :   And what about to quit smoking ? How it could be possible
Doctor :   ok do not worry
Doctor :   try the diet and exercise
Doctor :   if no change thensee a doctor
User :   That I know Dr.
Doctor :   it needs motivation
Doctor :   slowly cut down on the no of cigarettes
Doctor :   avoid being in company of people who smoke
Doctor :   at least till you quit the habit
User :   You think gums of nicotine are not harmfull ?
Doctor :   you can divert your mind when you get the urge to smoke
Doctor :   apart from this nicotine gums are avaialble
User :   And if i used such, I am not become used to of these too.
Doctor :   they are lesser harmful compared to cigarettes
Doctor :   one can use this to keep away from amoking and then quit these as well
Doctor :   no , they can be stopped easily
User :   As I know, after some time you body need nicotine, and even i don't drink coffee and tea also
Doctor :   also you need to maintain the good diet
Doctor :   no , it is not so
User :   Ok, Is there any medicine require for that ?
Doctor :   once you totally quit , the urge will come down
User :   Ok
Doctor :   no , there is no medicine needed
User :   I already booked appointment with your dietician
Doctor :   it is just mind control
User :   I'll try
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions
User :   Yes, Allmost
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is good to know
User :   I hope, It's just a gas problem and nothing serious.
Doctor :   did i answer all your questions ?
User :   Not now.
User :   Thanks Dr.
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me to help you with?
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   yes , do not worry , if needed we can go in for tests later
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   Bye
Doctor :   have a good day
Doctor :   pleasure here
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   your welcome
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