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Muscular abdominal pain, right side - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi gd mrng
Doctor :   Good morning to you too.
User :   I just want to ask that from last 2 dys i have pain on om right side of stomach
Doctor :   Ok
User :   May bcoz of playing cricket or heavy work out
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   27 and male
Doctor :   Can you describe the nature of pain?
Doctor :   Is the pain like an ache or is it like cramps?
User :   cramps
User :   but cant make out
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it located above the umbilicus or below it?
User :   wat is umbilicus?
Doctor :   I mean belly button?
Doctor :   These questions are relevant in understanding about your problem.
User :   right hand side of belly button
User :   parellel
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Does the pain increase or decrease after food?
User :   doesn't increase after food
User :   remains same
Doctor :   Do you find any factors increasing the pain - factors such as breathing, movement of the back, coughing?
User :   wen i try to stretch that portion pain is felt more
Doctor :   Do you have sensation of vomiting/vomiting, difficulty to pass stool or loose stools?
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   movement of the back, coughing- yes
User :   no
User :   i m fit
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness such as diabetes/liver disease/kidney disease?
Doctor :   Do you have any problems passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you tried any medications for the current problem?
User :   not yet, just thought first i'll spk to you'l
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   From your description, the symptoms are more infavour of a muscular pain, probably caused by strenous physical exercise or physical activity.
Doctor :   Let me suggest you few measures that you can follow.
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. You can use simple pain relievers such as Tab Ibuprofen 400mg twice a day after food for 2 -3 days
Doctor :   2. Drink plenty of water
User :   its paracetamol
Doctor :   No, the drug contains ibuprofen, which is a NSAID, a pain killer.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Avoid strenous physical activity, which includes abdominal exercises.
User :   may i know ur good name
Doctor :   4. Good physical rest is essential.
Doctor :   I am Dr AAAAAAA
User :   Great talking to you Dr.
Doctor :   4. Watch out for few symptoms - symptoms such as development of fever, vomiting.
User :   ok i'll chk out
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have followed?
User :   yes 100%
Doctor :   If you have history of gastritis, in the past, I would also suggest you to use,
Doctor :   syp gelusil 1 tsp twice daily before food while you are on this pain killer.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   i usually have acidity problem and i consume gelusil mps liquid
User :   ok thanks a ton Dr., i'll get back to you for further updates.
Doctor :   Yes, this painkiller can aggravate the symptoms of gastritis, hence be liberal in using the antacid syrups.
Doctor :   Stop the pain killer as soon as your symptoms improve.
User :   is consuming the same daily harmful?
User :   i m saying about gelusil
Doctor :   Gelusil can lower the gastric pH which can invite gastric infections to some extent.
Doctor :   Hence I would you not to use them every day on long term.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can use them briefly for some time.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thanks doctor
User :   have a good day bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
Doctor :   Have a great day!!
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