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Getting sharp pain and inflammation sensation in stomach, aggravates with hunger. Cause? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hi Doc
User:Good Morning
User: XXXXXXX Here
Doctor:Please proceed
User:I am getting a sharp pain and inflammation sensation in the upper and middle stomach from the past three to four days
User:It seems to aggravate when I am hungry
Doctor:It seems like gastritis
Doctor:did you take any medicine for the same?
User:and once i have food it subsides and again starts after an hour or so
User:Hmm I had pan-d yesterday and today morning
User:but then it doesnt give me much relief
Doctor:You most probably have a gastric ulcer
User:What can be done now?
Doctor:You need to take medications continuously for a month
User:Oh ok
User:but before taking the medications can it be diagnosed exactly
User:And how do i do that
Doctor:You need to get a upper gastrointestinal endoscopy done for it
Doctor:a trained surgical gastroenterologist can do this
Doctor:It is a day care procedure
Doctor:Once it is proven on the endoscopy, we can proceed further with the treatment
User:Till i get this done, what can i do for the pain to subside
Doctor:Continue to take Pan D
Doctor:Take bland food
Doctor:Do not eat anything that is spicy oily
User:Yes My mom already started this for me
Doctor:Do you smoke or drink?
User:I dont
Doctor:Then you should recover quickly
Doctor:Stay away from stress
Doctor:And drink plenty of water
User:Usually I do drink around 4-5 litres a day
User:Never had this before
Doctor:Continue to do that
User:Thank you Dr Shanthi
User:I will get back to you
Doctor:Good day ahead
Doctor:Take care
User:Have a good day
Doctor:bye for now
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