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Gastritis and Hypoglycemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u??
User :   hi i have mild gstritis detected in upper gi endoscopy can this cause drop in blood sugar levels
Doctor :  
there is some link between and gastritis...
Doctor :  
cos u will not eat properly...when u have gastritis...and which makes ur blood sugar levels low
User :   i have done every test for hypoglycemia and nothing is found an endocrinologist says it is because of my gastritis
Doctor :   i have told u na...gastritis will reduce ur food intake which leads to hypoglycemia

User :   shall i stop all tests and treat only gastritis
Doctor :   can u tell me what are the tests u have gone through??
User :   ct abdomen, insulin assay, CBC, Lipid etc
Doctor :   what is the report??
User :   normal nothing abnormal found in all tests except triglyceride levels are on the higher side
Doctor :  
ok
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what about food habbits??
User :   can this gastritis cause anxiety prespiration etc
Doctor :  
yes it may some times
Doctor :  
what was ur endoscopy report??
User :   pretty good but ihave a habit to chew paan masala any relation
Doctor :  
yes..pan is defnetly not a good hobby
User :   the rport told me that i have mild gastritis ans mild deudonitis mucosa is intact
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
what is ur blood sugar level??
User :   51 fasting and 75 PP
Doctor :  
when did u check it??
User :   five days ago
Doctor :  
what about ur hunger??
User :   i dont feel hungry and i do have small meals compared to my structure
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   are u Feeling full after eating a small amount of food??

User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
Lack of appetite
Nausea or vomiting
Dark or tar-colored stools??
Doctor :   Pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen ??
User :   no
can you help me regarding kickin the paan masala habit i've tried a few times but failed
Doctor :   i can understand that
Doctor :  
if u wanna quit any addiction..it should be a slow process
Doctor :  
u were not addicted to it in one day...it took many days...
User :   yes can you recommend some sort of medicine 9 ayurvedic)
Doctor :  
first u wld have started with one packet and gradually increased day by day...
Doctor :   there is no tablet in this world tp come out of addiction
User :   i understand i used to smoke earlier but i kicked the habit in one day but in this case it has not been effective
Doctor :  
yes thats it, it shows how capable u are...of doing it anything..
Doctor :  
let it be a slow process...
User :   yeah i will do that and my target will be 15 days
Doctor :  
make a habbit of chewing bubble gums ..i know it is hard...
Doctor :   no no dont do that..
Doctor :  
if u stop in 15 days again u will start
Doctor :  
make it 45 days
User :   say if i stopped suddenly what could be the inpact on my health
Doctor :  
u do it slowly, reduce one by one...
Doctor :   thing is this should be permanent not temporary...u should not feel that i am loosing something in life when u are not taking pan
Doctor :  
no no impact on ur health except u will be disturbed mentally
Doctor :   we should slowly get rid of it...bad things are easy to learn and difficult to quit
Doctor :  
u should have patience...make it atleast some 45 days..slowly reduce and replace by chewing gum...
User :   yes i got your point now about the gastritis shall go see the gasteronterologist once again
Doctor :  
already u have prooved urself u can do anything..by qutting smoking
Doctor :  
u ask for h.pylori test
User :   yes
Doctor :  
helicobacter pylori..can cause gastritis and hypoglycemia
Doctor :  
so it is better to rule out h.pylori infection
User :   i ve treated by hp kit in the past
Doctor :  
ook
Doctor :  
what was the result??
Doctor :  
have u done h.pylori test again??
User :   i felt better but i still have this uneasy feeling
Doctor :   good
Doctor :  
u take this test again to confirm that is it 100 percent..cured
User :   i feel very bad
Doctor :   dont get depressed

User :   what is this test
Doctor :   h.pylori urease breath test/blood test

User :   can it be expensive
Doctor :  
they may do either of them ..i dont think so...
Doctor :  
it is not that expensive
User :   what is the blood test called
Doctor :  
h.pylori urease breath test
User :   alternatively my physician has suggested holter monitoring to find about the uneasiness what is that
Doctor :   it detects catecholamines
User :   what is that
Doctor :  
there are many holter moniter tests...
Doctor :  
what did he tell about that test??is it urine/blood test??
Doctor :   one holter moniter test will test ur heart so..i wanna know what holter moniter test
User :   holter monitor is a device attahced on the arm which will record the 24 hr pulse and heart rate that's what my doc told me
Doctor :  
okk
Doctor :  
do u have any heart rhythm problem
User :   i have mvp and nothing else
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   it will check if the heart is working at normal rate or not....

Doctor :  
what was the test result??
User :   i hhave not taken the test yet
Doctor :  
it will detect any change in heart rate due to endocrinal problems
User :   will it help me
User :   what is the cost of the test
Doctor :  
it may help u ..it depends upon test result.
Doctor :  
will not be more than 1000..
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :  
welcome
Doctor :  
so its better u go for urease breath test also..if possible
User :   yes can it be done at any laboratory
Doctor :  
yes..but do it in a good l;aboratory
User :   ok
Doctor :  
anything else i can help u??
User :   bye
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Doctor :  
r u there
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