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Medication and diet to relieve constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Can u please tell me the medicine for constipation
Doctor :   sure- but at first i need a litlle more information
Doctor :   is this for you/ some one else?
User :   for me
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   Age 26
User :   Ocuupation : Manager
User :   Location :Bangalore
User :   Marital Status: Single
Doctor :   are you having any stomach pain as well? how long have you been having this constipation problem?
User :   from a month i guess
Doctor :   are you having any stomach pain as well?
User :   no
Doctor :   is your stool hard?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you manage to pass stool every day/ how often?
User :   2 times
User :   i started taking honey and lime in warm water
User :   early in the morning
User :   before having breakfast
Doctor :   so you have difficulty in passing the motion but- the stool is normal
User :   i dont have any prob in that but whenever i have a large meal, i feel liking goin
Doctor :   have you tried any other medication/ consulted any other doctor?
Doctor :   Have you taken a course of antibiotics for any reason in the past few months?
User :   no
User :   i havent
User :   i just read that in some site
User :   that it is good for health and reduces fat
Doctor :   okay - the honey and lemon?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   it should'nt cause any problem..
User :   ok
Doctor :   DO you have any other health problems/ allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   IS your appetite alright? and do you manage to eat a good mixed diet usually?
User :   yeah, but i dont feel like having too much masala items
User :   i usually prefer curds
Doctor :   Well,the problem you have described does not seem to be worrisome
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is most probably a case of dyspepsia(commonly called gas,acidity/ indigestion)
User :   ohh
Doctor :   sometimes a fall in the number of good bacteria in your intestine can cause this
User :   what shall i do now
Doctor :   what you can do is take a soft bland diet, with plenty of curds
User :   ok
Doctor :   and/ or buttermilk
Doctor :   avoid other milk products/ junk food
User :   i usually have a cup of milk every nighht
Doctor :   you can take tablet nutrolin-B 1-1-1 after food for 3 days - it is a simple and safe preparation of lactobacillus( the good bacteria)
Doctor :   you can have the glass of milk at night- avoid too mch of sweets/ ghee/ paneer etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   you should be alright after that
User :   i heard "ULSET" an ayurvedic medicne
User :   is it good for the gasteric problems?
Doctor :   i'm not sure of that medicine as i'm an allopathic physician
User :   Thanks doctor
Doctor :   but from the name- it sounds like something for ulcers
Doctor :   is there amything else i can help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
User :   thats it
User :   thanks
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