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Gelusil to cure minor indigestion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have lost my appetite and have a dull ache in my abdominal which is very uncomftable and genuinely feel ill, Why?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXXX here
Doctor :   give me min, let me read your query
User :   Ok
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   I am 16 , female
Doctor :   since how long have you experienced these symptoms now?
User :   Since this morning
Doctor :   are your periods regular ?
User :   Yeah they are fine , the pain is a bit lower of my belly button on right side and the pain seems to get more uncomftable when i breath in or lean forward or move really
Doctor :   have you eaten anything since morning ?
User :   This morning when i woke up i had a orange but have lost my appetite but have been making sure i am drinking plenty of water
Doctor :   is this the first time this has happened ?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok well i think its just a minor indigestion you are suffering from there is no need to worry
Doctor :   what i will suggest you is to have the following
Doctor :   Mix a tsp. of ginger juice in a glass of water, squeeze a lemon into it, add salt to taste and drink it
Doctor :   also you need to just have any flavored yogurt you like
User :   Ok , a friend said something a infection called appendicitus?
Doctor :   well if you had that you would have have been here typing as the pain is so severe in that
Doctor :   not have been here
User :   Ok thanks good to hear
Doctor :   so its just a minor indigestion
Doctor :   also you can take some gelusil syrup
Doctor :   and you should be fine in no time
User :   ok
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