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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi..

I am 25 yrs old male. Before I describe about my problem, i would like to give a background about it. Couple of months back (during complete May month 2010) i had quite irregularity with my food and sleep. I was having mostly oilly, spicy and outside junk food. I was not taking my food on time, mostly skipping my breakfast or having it late, leading to acidity. On the last date of the month (30th May) I went out with my friends for lunch and dinner and had some really spicy and oilly indian food in a restaurant.

Next day since 1st June 2010, i began to have loose motion, heavy acidity, burning sensation in my food pipe, mucus in stool, could feel body heat, bloating/bubbling sensation in my stomach/intestine, uneasiness in body. I just monitored it for couple of days and after that i met the general physician. He prescribed me the following medicines for 3-4 days in the 1st week of June 2010.

1. Buscopan
2. Debridat
3. Protexin Restore
4. Omeprazole 20mg
5. SYR Eviline Forte(Anta acid)

After having these medicines after meal, i could feel little comfort momentarily but it could not give me still complete relief and more or less the above mentioned systoms were still available. My loose motion, cramping in my intestine, acidity still continued for almost till the 2nd week of June 2010 and after that i again met the same physician. He adviced me to continue the same medication and asked me to see him again in the 3rd week of June. However, i could not visit him again and returned back to my home town in the 4th week of June.

Since then i continued to see the new general physician in my hometown. On the 1st visit he prescribed me to have the following medications.

1. Oflomac 300 1-0-1
2. Pantop D 1-0-1

He suggested me to have my blood test, abdomenum sonography and stool test. Blood test and sonography was completely normal. However, there was some
User :   issues with the stool test.

1. Mucus - Present
2. Occult blood - Positive
3. PUS Cell - 1-2 Cells/HPF
4. RBCS - 10-12 Cells/HPF
5. Epithelial Cell - 1-2 Cells/HPF
6. Vegetable - Present.

Based on the above examination he prescribed me ORNI 500 1-0-1.The doctor suggested that it could be due to bacterial infection in stomach.

I conituned oflomac, Pantop D and Orni 500 for almost 5 days (Last week of June 2010). There was some improvements in the existing symptoms such as the cramping of my stomach/intestine vanished but the acidity in my intestine still continued. Mucus in the stool again reappeard after the completion of the medication. Abnormal acidity leading to false appetite or emptiness of the stomach continued. Uneasiness in the stomach/intestine was also present. I visited the same physician again and he prescribed me the following medication for next 5 days (2nd week of July).

1. Normaxin 1-0-1
2. Bifilac 1-0-1
3. Neksium 1-0-0

After having the medicines for 4 days there has been some improvement like relatively better motion/stool, no burning sensation in my food pipe due to acidity or could not feel the mucus on 3rd and 4th day but not yet fully recovered. The following symptoms still exists.

1. Sourness of the tongue after i have anything like milk, biscuits, fruits which last for 3-4 mins
2. Layer of white coating on tongue
3. Bloating/Bubbling sensation in my stomach/intestine in patches of 5-10 mins in morning and evening. It feels like the acidity still exists and then feel like false appetite or empty stomach, even though i had something recently may be an hours back.
4. Uneasiness in stomach/intestine and Burbs/hiccups immediately after having some food.
5. Feel driness in mouth and empty stomach when i get up from sleep in the morning.
6. Stress on my eyes (as if its getting pulled inward) specially when there is acidity.
7. Heat on my feet
User :   especially when there is acidity.

My doctor said after taking the above mentioned course for 5days. It will be alright but i still dont see much difference even on the 4th day.

Pls suggest if the diagonisis is going in the right direction or something else needs to be done asap or i need to see any specialist for this case.

Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi..
Doctor :  
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   k..
User :   its little in detail
Doctor :   yes
User :   k..
User :   hope its k with u..
Doctor :   Ok]

Doctor :   i feel it might be
Doctor :   gastritis
Doctor :   with bleeding from the mucosa
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
Doctor :   Since you were irregular in your dietary habits

User :   no fever..but when i get body heat i sometime get the temperature as 37.2 or 37.3
User :   thats it
Doctor :   gastric problems can develop
User :   k..
Doctor :   like gatritis,ukcer etc
User :   k..
User :   but what about the medication
Doctor :   And frequent loose stools assctd with blood in stool can be dysentery

Doctor :   Was a stool culture done?
User :   yes..blood examination was done
Doctor :   You have been put on medication for gastritis and dysentery
User :   ok..
User :   i will give you the stool examination in detail
Doctor :   May i know your age and occupation?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it stool culture?
User :   26 yrs..Software engineer
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is stool routine micro test
User :   Consistancy - Semi solid
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   Colour - Yellowish
Doctor :   Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and has many possible causes
Doctor :   ok
User :   Mucus - Present
User :   PUS - Absent
Doctor :   ok
User :   Blood - Absent
User :   Adult parasite - Absent
User :   Reaction - Alkaline
Doctor :   ok
User :   Occult blood - Positive
User :   Reducing substance - Absent
Doctor :   so bleeding is present
User :   OVA - NIL
User :   k..
User :   CYSTS - NIL
Doctor :   it can be from infection due to bacteria or from an erosive area in mucosa
User :   k..
Doctor :   Over-the-counter antacids in liquid or tablet form are a common treatment for mild gastritis. Antacids neutralize stomach acid and can provide fast pain relief. When antacids don't provide enough relief, medications such as cimetidine, ranitidine, nizatidine or famotidine that help reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces are often prescribed
User :   PUS CELL - 1-2 cells/HPF
User :   k..
Doctor :   Many people with gastritis experience no symptoms at all. However, upper central abdominal pain is the most common symptom; the pain may be dull, vague, burning, aching, gnawing, sore, or sharp. Pain is usually located in the upper central portion of the abdomen, but it may occur anywhere from the upper left portion of the abdomen around to the back.
User :   RBCS -10-12 cells/hpf
Doctor :   yes
User :   but i never had
Doctor :   that is blood cells
User :   any abdomen pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   through out
Doctor :   Probably that diet oily spicy food might be the reason
User :   epithelial cell- 1-2 cells/hpf
Doctor :   for stomach upset
User :   k..
User :   yes..i know that food or some kind of food poisoning
Doctor :   Your pus cells are not that many
User :   but why its taking so long to recover
User :   ok..
Doctor :   so infection might be mild
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Yes ,abdominal problems like gastritis
Doctor :   takes weeks to heal properly
User :   but i still fell bubbling/bloating sensation in my intestine
User :   ok and also feel false appetitie
Doctor :   and till then you have to give rest to your stomach and intestine
User :   like feel hungry
Doctor :   by not consuming fast and junk foods
Doctor :   That is because of excess gas formation
User :   i am not having any junk food for almost 1 and half month
Doctor :   For that the medicines you are taking will effect
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Thats good
User :   k..
User :   i just having some simple home food now for past 2 weekds
Doctor :   ok
User :   can i have fish and chicken
User :   without spices
User :   like simple curry
Doctor :   yeah ,but not in a spicy preparation
User :   k..
User :   but how long shud i wait
User :   then
User :   how long it will take for me to get rid of the acidity and gas problem
Doctor :   wait for 2-3 more weeks
User :   k..
User :   so with the current medication its fine..
User :   rite
Doctor :   The recovery depends on the extent of your disease
Doctor :   yes
User :   k..
Doctor :   You can continue that'
User :   but i also had
User :   Orni 500
Doctor :   But have regular follow ups
User :   medicine
User :   k..
Doctor :   And if required an endoscopy might help
User :   doc said Orni 500 is for removing bacteria, amoebiosis
User :   and all other bacteria
Doctor :   Dont take cigarettes alcohol etc
User :   is this tab really effective to remove any infection
User :   yup..
User :   i don't take them
Doctor :   Yes orni is for microbial infection
User :   k..
Doctor :   But dont take for long than what your dr said
User :   s..
User :   i just had it for 5 days
User :   course
User :   thats it
Doctor :   Avoid coffee tea and caffeine drinks
Doctor :   ok
User :   k..
User :   wht abt fruits and milk
Doctor :   All gastritis drugs work by blocking the release of acid from specialized glands in your stomach.
Doctor :   that is ok
Doctor :   The idea is that producing less acid allows your stomach to heal.
Doctor :   Once healed, the previously inflamed stomach then causes no further symptoms
User :   k..but is this a gastric problem with stomach or intestine
Doctor :   Both are involved
Doctor :   Stomach more
User :   k..
User :   can i have curd
Doctor :   In general, follow-up care for gastritis is very straightforward.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Avoid those things that irritate your stomach or cause your symptoms to flare up.
User :   k..
Doctor :   Take your medications as prescribed by your health care provider.
Doctor :   # Return for medical attention if your symptoms worsen or persist.
# Report any new symptoms to your health care provider.
User :   wht abt medicines Normaxin, bifilac and neksium
User :   which my doc has prescribed last time
User :   i am having them for 4 days
Doctor :   Continue them for the prescribed period
Doctor :   and follow up with him
User :   k..and wht are these medicines for
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW User :   k..but will i have to pay extra to chat with him
Doctor :   It is for reducing acidity,bringing back your normal intestinal microbes and for abdominal distension an pain
Doctor :   yes
User :   k..but wht abt the mucus in the stool
User :   whn does it happen..
User :   can it happen due to acdity
Doctor :   Mucus comes when the intestinal mucosa is inflamed or infected

User :   k..
User :   so..which of the medicines mentioned above can help in that
User :   for controlling the mucus in stool
Doctor :   All

User :   k..
User :   thanks..
User :   i will consult my doc further
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting..Bye for now..
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