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Grastritis and stomachache due to Anorexia nervosa. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hi there
User :   i was wondering if you can help me please
Doctor :   s
User :   i have been getting a pain in the right hand side of my lower stomach especially after eating
User :   i went to the doctors yesterday and she said keep taking pain killers, not that they work
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   SInce how long you have this problem
User :   jan 08
Doctor :   Where exactly is the pain
Doctor :   wrt belly button
User :   on my side below my ribs, near my stomach
Doctor :   How freqent is the pain
User :   more to my actual side but sometimes its so painful it expands
User :   every day
User :   mainly after i have eaten, or it just com es
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   21, female, student. in a relationship, no
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no
User :   only alcohol occasionally
Doctor :   do you have vomiting
Doctor :   or nausea or refluxes after food
User :   no
User :   only if i make myself (not v often hardley ever)
User :   i have anorexia norvosea
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you diagnosed with it?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   ive been having help but it didnt work
Doctor :   So this may be cause of your pain
Doctor :   Do you have menstrual problems
Doctor :   and is the pain related to it/
User :   im on the pill so i dont no
User :   and yes i used to get realkly bad pains but now on the pill im ok
Doctor :   Do you vomit after eating
Doctor :   yourself
User :   i dont think the pain is related to it
Doctor :   i mean to say do you induce
User :   um ive only done it 1 or 2 times, its not really my thing
Doctor :   what is your wt and height
User :   6 stone 11 and 5 foot 2
Doctor :   put it in pounds or kgs
Doctor :   the height in feet
User :   ok 1 min
User :   i think its about 43/44 pounds
Doctor :   44kgs i hope
Doctor :   not pounds
User :   oh yes sorry
Doctor :   and 5 ft 2 inches is your ht
Doctor :   is it right
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The anorexia nervosa had made few changes in your stomach i suppose and it causing Acute Gastritis or Duodenitis
Doctor :   which is causing the intense pain
Doctor :   after food
Doctor :   The doctor who is treating for ur anorexia can counsel you on dietary habits
User :   well i m not being treated anyomre
Doctor :   why
User :   and i dont really know what i am and am not allowed to eat
User :   as it didnt work, im waiting to go into an out patient progreamme but that could take ages
User :   their main thing was to put on weight , so eating anything fatty ie choc etc with high calaries
Doctor :   dint the dietician advice you
Doctor :   When was the anorexia diagnosed
Doctor :   and why was it diagnosed
User :   no she didnt
User :   um 1 year aho
User :   because i didnt eat and my friends made me, and i was in pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What medicines are you on now? were you admitted in the hospital then
User :   um no not to stay but to see an eating disorders person
User :   im on antidepressance
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What relieves your pain now
User :   im in alot of pain every day and i just dont know what it is and i dont want people to think i am moaning just because
Doctor :   and did yoiu see any person
User :   nothing really
User :   it just is there most of the time but sharpens when i eat
Doctor :   Every day pain should be worrisone that too after a meal
User :   i saw an anorexia person
Doctor :   i suspect gastric condition like ulcer
Doctor :   or gastritis
User :   really?
User :   what does that mean
Doctor :   it is swelling
Doctor :   of the inner lining of stomach
User :   can it be resolved
User :   or go away?
Doctor :   very mcuh
Doctor :   much
Doctor :   but diet and regular medicines are important
Doctor :   since you are anorexic, you need to see the dietician, counsellor for this
User :   how do i do this>
Doctor :   who will help you
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
User :   :(
Doctor :   you should meet the counsellor first and then the dietician
Doctor :   otherwise you have to moan with pain
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   did yoiu come back
User :   yes sorry
User :   ot sure what happened
Doctor :   did you understand what i told yu
User :   i wish but no one seems to want to do anything and keeps ssayng there is nothing wrong
User :   i think i did
Doctor :   The diet practices and patterns caused this
Doctor :   so take care
User :   oh
Doctor :   The core of the problem is again anorexia
User :   how will i make some1 listen to me? knowone believes that there is a problem#
Doctor :   An endoscopy could be one you have to get it done
Doctor :   I dont know the practice in your countruy
User :   ah i see
User :   whats an endoscopy
Doctor :   I can only guide ones more closely
Doctor :   if in India
Doctor :   endoscopy is the process by which the doctor sees inside the stomach
Doctor :   and detects the problem
User :   ahh ok
Doctor :   I cant give you OTC drugs
Doctor :   as i dont know them
Doctor :   what are otc and what not in yoiur country
Doctor :   so do needful for your self help yourself
User :   i have no idea>
Doctor :   I can only guide yo
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i know thank you
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