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Gastritis during Pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please post your query
User :   I'm 3 months pregnant. Last night I had very spicy indian food. I was feel severe stomach ache and discomfort all night long. Took Ginger in warm water as Remedy.
User :   Is there an alternate remedy?
Doctor :   Do you have nausea?
User :   yes, when i went to bathroom.. i started vomitting..
Doctor :   Did you try taking some antacids like digene or gelusil
User :   no
Doctor :   Its because you have taken a spicy food
Doctor :   you might have gastritis now
Doctor :   tat might be the reason
Doctor :   you may try some simple antacids like gelusil
User :   ok
Doctor :   and also some liquid foods
User :   Doctor, Is there any problem for my baby?
Doctor :   dont take any oily or spicy foods for first four months of your pregnancy
Doctor :   no problem s of now
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   but if you continue to vomit and have dehydration
Doctor :   it will be difficult
User :   ok..
Doctor :   so take lots of water as juice
Doctor :   and try taking only simple liquid food for now
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   and slowly take solid foods
Doctor :   but if your vomiting increases you might need some medicines
Doctor :   till then try these
User :   ok doctor.
Doctor :   you will be alright
Doctor :   thanks for consulting...
User :   thanks very much doctor for your valuable advice. I have few other questions... may i ask now?
Doctor :   bye for now..
Doctor :   yes sure
User :   I have been having constipation problem for the past several weeks. Is this normal during pregnancy?
Doctor :   yes it can come
Doctor :   but mostly seen during the last trimester
Doctor :   you may include fibre rich foods
Doctor :   and drink 10-15 glasses of water a day
Doctor :   and do daily walking exercise
User :   ok doctor.
User :   Will follow your advice.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
User :   I'm almost close to completing 3 months of pregnancy. but my vommittings hasnt stopped.
User :   when will this stop doctor ?
Doctor :   it my happen for some
Doctor :   especially if they will have twin pregnancy etc
User :   ohh i see.
Doctor :   it wills top very soon
Doctor :   do you have regular checkups etc
Doctor :   is this your first pregnancy?
User :   Not very regular. but kind of yes. Yes this is my first pregnancy.
Doctor :   ok it will be more in first pregnancy
Doctor :   did you do an ultrasound scan?
User :   yes I did and showed heartbeat of my baby
User :   Right now, my stomach pain has reduced a little bit and i start to feel very hungry
Doctor :   ok thats a good sign
Doctor :   of getting your stoimach back to normal
User :   ohh i'm glad to hear.
Doctor :   so dont worry start with fruits and veg salads
Doctor :   it will help you alot
User :   ok doctor.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
User :   what are the best fruits you recommend? i usually have orange and apple.
Doctor :   you may take mango, apple ,banana etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   take eggs beans carrot etc for proteins

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