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Moderate and periodic stomach pain with vomiting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello, I woke up this morning with a moderate pain about the size of a fist at the top of my stomach. I've felt nauseau the last several hours. I recently vomited a small amount. It was almost all water but was very very sour. The knot at the top of my stomach continues to hurt. It seems to be contracting periodically. What should I be taking and what should I do to hopefuly get past this awful feeling ? Thanks, AAAAAAA
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   hello there
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   46
Doctor :   Have u had such episodes before ?
User :   no...
Doctor :   Do u have any other medical conditions ?
User :   no
Doctor :   or are u taking any medications ?
User :   none
Doctor :   Does the pain appear in the mid chest ? and is it of burning type ?
User :   mid chest..feels like it's at the top of the stomach..
Doctor :   does it come after having meals ? or increase when u have food ?
User :   a slight burning but more like a pressure feeling
User :   haven't eaten all day...
Doctor :   Ok it looks like you have gastritis, or reflux disorder
Doctor :   you can take some mylanta or tums for the discomfort
User :   a friend told me he had the same thing a few weeks day of vomitting (with the know at the top of the stomach) followed by a few days of flu like symptoms..
Doctor :   and omeprazole (PRILOSEC) 20 MG twice daily for 3-4 days
User :   is prilosec over the counter?
User :   any chance this is some "bug"?
Doctor :   your symptoms do not appear to be of flu
Doctor :   and yes, prilosec is OTC
User :   take the Prilosec along with the mylanda or tums?
Doctor :   PRILOSEC 30 min before meals
Doctor :   tums after meals
User :   OK...
Doctor :   drink lots of fluids
User :   Hopefully the nauseau will go away soon..tough feeling..
Doctor :   and avoid spicy foods, avoid smoking and alcohol intake as well
Doctor :   yes it will go away
User :   no problem there...don't participate in any of those activities..
Doctor :   good
User : to the pharmacy..thanks...
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   hope u get well soon
User :   thanks for your assistance..
User :   I appreciate it..
Doctor :   you are absolutely welcome, take care and bye for now
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