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Pain management for gastritis and choked throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   doc m feeling heaviness in my voice
User :   like whn i speak it seems my throat is not in order
User :   i lost my father last days
Doctor :  
Since when is the problem?
User :   but throat is not paining
User :   from last few days
User :   is ths is related with lot of stress
User :   i cried a lot last days
User :   m having gastritis prob also
User :   for which my medicationr r going on
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I shall help you in this
User :   ok\
Doctor :  
What medicines do you take for Gastritis?
User :   plz
User :   \nexpro rd 40 , gannaton od , cintapro
Doctor :  
Ok since how long?
Doctor :   you take this medicines?

User :   last ond nd half mnth
User :   i used 2 feel my throat coked in tht also
User :   as acid cmes up towrds my food pipe
Doctor :  
It seems you moved out
Doctor :  
Are you there?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Do you get the burps every day?
User :   m also taking pil dronis 20 from last 10 days
User :   ya daily but smday vry less
Doctor :  
Do you have problem of acid burping when you lie down on bed?
User :   well sumtimes
Doctor :   I mean into the mouth
User :   no not tht
Doctor :  
Retching??
User :   meanz?
Doctor :  
I mean the stomach fullness with some food particles come back into the mouth
Doctor :  
when you lie down
User :   no
User :   i eat less not full stomach
Doctor :  
Do you have sorethroat?
User :   ya
User :   i drink luke warm watr
User :   will tht be ok
Doctor :  
Ok Was the Endoscopy done?
User :   no
User :   is tht required
Doctor :  
I think this might be connect to the gastritis
User :   ya but is endoscopy is required
Doctor :  
Yes even after weeks of NExpro
Doctor :  
you do not get well then it is better to get Endoscopy done
Doctor :  
and see if there is more damage
User :   my doc suggested me sme tests like Hb , SGPT , SGOT ,TCH , FBS , TG
Doctor :   Yes they are also required
User :   why r thy for
Doctor :   the problem might be due to several reasons

User :   is endoscopy a painfull process?
User :   m vry scared
Doctor :  
1) GERD - Gastro eosophageal disease
Doctor :  
2) Gastritis
Doctor :  
3) Over weight with lack of exercise
Doctor :  
4) Improper food habits
Doctor :  
So there are other common reasons
User :   ok
User :   is ths prob vry serious
Doctor :  
Going through your favorite
Doctor :  
sorry previous chat histories
User :   ok
Doctor :  
I think you have weight
Doctor :  
than normal
Doctor :  
Is it not?
User :   ya
User :   m 80
Doctor :  
I have advised you on weight loss especially with regular exericse
User :   now i had stopped eating junk but earlier i ahd lots
Doctor :  
Did you follow it?
User :   ya trying
Doctor :  
That is very important
Doctor :  
Once you get into the mode of regular exercise
Doctor :  
You shall see lot of difference'
Doctor :  
being it the weight part
User :   is endoscopy painfullprocess
Doctor :  
Voice change
Doctor :  
and gastritis
User :   m vry scared
Doctor :  
Endoscopy is a painful process but the doctor shall give you ample local anesthetic and you just do not feel it
User :   how much time thy ll take 2 do ths process
Doctor :  
You have to be just patient and it finishes in within 15 min
Doctor :  
sometimes less than 5 minutes
User :   is ths prob which m having is curable
Doctor :  
if you are co operative
Doctor :   It is a lifestyle problem

User :   ok
Doctor :  
because of the bad choices
User :   ok
Doctor :  
so it is curable with lifestyle problem
User :   ok
Doctor :  
So do not worry
Doctor :  
stick to the medicines
Doctor :  
and regular exericse
User :   without endoscopy it cannt work
Doctor :  
with less fattty food
Doctor :  
Did you follow?
User :   as m vry scared
Doctor :   You should not be
User :   why so?
Doctor :  
If you want to avoid endoscopy
Doctor :  
then only way is to weight loss for 3 months
Doctor :  
and see if is difference in you
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Regular exericse with just a walk for 30 to 40 minutes a day
User :   but ths throat prob will go itself
Doctor :  
ove a period of time
User :   or need 2 take smthing 4 ths
Doctor :  
Nexpro is good
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You can continue on the same
User :   ok
Doctor :  
but if they are not helping you anymore
Doctor :  
yu revise the medcine after 4 weeks
User :   how long ths treatment goes on
Doctor :  
of usage
Doctor :  
with the same doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   the treatment is only basing on your comfort
Doctor :  
If you are comfortable then the treatement will slowly reduce
User :   is voice change is related with ths prob only
Doctor :  
It has a high probability
User :   like gastirtis
User :   ok
Doctor :  
I also ask yoiu to see the same doctor whom you are treated with gastritis
Doctor :  
as he can easily examine the throat and say
User :   ok
User :   i ll do tht
Doctor :  
I hope so
Doctor :  
Next time when you chat with me I wish to see you with atleast 2 kg weight loss
User :   but m really scared with endoscopy
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Keep this as a goal
Doctor :  
and achieve it
User :   my doc said it is not painfull
Doctor :  
Makke it a regular part of yur routine as you have your meal
User :   but n vry tensed
Doctor :  
so is the exericse
Doctor :  
It is not painful if you co operate with the doctor
User :   ok i ll go tht
Doctor :  
He will give you anesthetic
User :   but he didnt say tht he wil give anestesia
Doctor :  
The anesthesia is applied to the endoscope
Doctor :  
not you
User :   ok
Doctor :  
:)
User :   thn also
Doctor :  
It is a gel like thing
User :   lets c wht happened
Doctor :  
put on the tube of the endoscope
User :   is my prob curable
Doctor :  
Yes
Doctor :  
very much
User :   anything serious in ths
Doctor :  
if you follow my advice
User :   ya sure
Doctor :  
presently not serious
User :   i eat only home made food
Doctor :  
but it may turn more problematic
User :   ok
User :   thanx doc
User :   u can send me feedback form
Doctor :   Have you filled one?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Thanks for consulting us
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please do follow up
Doctor :  
with me after 3 weeks
Doctor :  
Remember the 2 kg weight loos
Doctor :  
by October 16th
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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