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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   I see that you have moved to a different page
Doctor :   please log in if you have any medical query
Doctor :   this is Dr XXX
Doctor :   how may I help you?
User :   Doctor i am having an upset stomach for last two days, basically feel like or need to go to the loo after every meal
Doctor :   any fever
User :   the stool is thisck and does not have any bad odour
User :   yes had 99.5 yesterday morning took crocin and thereafter nothing
Doctor :   any nausea , vomiting
User :   no
Doctor :   any belly pain ?
User :   very mild at some time
Doctor :   how is your appetite ?
Doctor :   any constipation, diarhea etc ?
User :   absolutely fine, however i am trying to have light food like curd and fruit, no constipation or diarhea
User :   but need to go to to loo 4-5 times in day
Doctor :   are you stressed at work ? any other medical conditions?
User :   not streesed , however in general have had weak stomach
Doctor :   i am of the opinion, that you may be having a gastrocolic reflex
Doctor :   where in you have a sensitive stomach, and increased reflex activity
Doctor :   you can try some antispasmodics for pain stomach
Doctor :   which will relieve your current pain in the stomach
Doctor :   try toi have short and multiple small feeds daily,
User :   can you kindly advise the names of these medicines also what needs to be done about passing the stool 4-5 times in the day and specifically after meal
User :   i had probiotic drink today
Doctor :   take small meals 4-5 times in a day
Doctor :   avoid spicy, and large meals
Doctor :   include more fibre in the diet
Doctor :   fruits and fibre are good
User :   whch antispasmodic medicine is required and also do i need to take medicine for the stool
Doctor :   you can get these meds at the pharmacy
Doctor :   but these meds have to be given after a physical examination & a prescription.
User :   ok, how to control the loo
Doctor :   try some ENUFF 100 MG thrice dauily
User :   for how many day
Doctor :   daily
Doctor :   3 pills
Doctor :   for 2-3 days
User :   any idea if this will be available in XXX
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   definitely
User :   trust this is the commercial name of the medicine
Doctor :   yes
User :   i use to have dependal or metrogyl and normaxcin earlier is this the same salt
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   please dont take the above mentioned meds without prescription
Doctor :   as these meds do not help in your condition
User :   so what exactly is gastrocolic reflexogy and what is the cure for this
Doctor :   this is a physiological response , in a higher dose
Doctor :   lifestyle changes, dietary adjustments will help you very much
Doctor :   if there are severe symptoms, you may need to see a gastroenterologist for other prescription meds
Doctor :   take small meals 4-5 times in a day
avoid spicy, and large meals
include more fruit & fibre in the diet
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   response to what
Doctor :   I see that you have moved to a different page
Doctor :   ?
User :   i am here only
Doctor :   ok
User :   are you gastroentologist
Doctor :   I am a general physician. with experience in gastroenterology
User :   ok
User :   so this is response to lifestyle change
Doctor :   yes, physical excercise, weight loss, and having small meals will help u
User :   also had food from hygenic place outside three day back
Doctor :   the place may be hygienic, but sometimes, people may infect the food while being processed
User :   possible to avoid the medicine and some home remedy
Doctor :   this is not a major illness,
Doctor :   You will recover from this in a few days
Doctor :   Home remedy - add some lemon in milk, and drink that immediately
Doctor :   it may help you out
User :   have been feeling slightly weak trust that is fine
Doctor :   yes,
Doctor :   drink some fruit juice
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you will regain the lost electrolytes and feel fine
User :   ok
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