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Problems in gastro-intestinal system - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi xxxxx
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am having problem related to gastric..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   How old are you/ what work do you do?
User :   I am 25 yrs old and working as
Doctor :   could you describe your problem-
Doctor :   are you having a feeling of fullness/
Doctor :   or both pain and fullness
User :   actually what happens is that on some occassions I feel like having a pain in abdomen...also causes headaches due to which i cant open my eyes. It is also accompanied by vomiting tendencies for which I take anti-vomiting drugs
Doctor :   how long have you had these problems?
User :   I am having this problem since long..may be over 6-7 years...previously I used to have severe pain in abdomen, with vomiting.Once I vomit, the pain will go off but again in next hour or so it will start all over again
Doctor :   how are you motions/ urination habits?
User :   urination is normal
User :   i do have problems regarding sometimes i don't feel satisfied after motions...
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
Doctor :   asthma/ allergies anything else?
User :   No
Doctor :   have you seen a specialist- gastro for your problem?
User :   Never
User :   I use some prescribed drugs when have the problem
Doctor :  
had a stomach scanning/ endoscopy done at any time
User :   No
Doctor :   how is your appetite?
Doctor :   how much water do you drink per day?
User :   That is a bit problem but only after enetring my job and on weekdays I think I drink less
User :   about 2-3 lts a day
Doctor :   Do you smoke or drink alcohol?
User :   I have quit alcohol about 7 months ago and have reduced smoking to 3-4 cigarettes a day
Doctor :   is your problem better now than 6-7 months back?
User :   I can say that but it has again increased in past 1 month...also I would like to point that I started drinking alcohol only 4 years back and the problem is much older
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :xxxx As you have had the problem for so long
Doctor :   and have not seen a specialist
Doctor :   or got any investigations done
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is best for you to consult a specialist and get the investigations done to
Doctor :   to rule
Doctor :   out any problems with your GIT
User :   what is GIT?
Doctor :   GIT- is the gastro intestinal system
Doctor :   typically the problems you have
Doctor :   can be simple Dyspepsia
Doctor :   which may require initial medicines
Doctor :   but can then be controlled by diet/ exercise/ life style changes
Doctor :   but other problems
like gall bladder/ Large intestine problems need to be ruled out
Doctor :   The gastro enterologist will most
Doctor :   probably send you for an Ultra sound scan
Doctor :   after the physical examination
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   Is there any possibility of the liver getting affected?
Doctor :   Typically liver problems will be acute before becoming long standing
Doctor :   since you have had this problem for 6-7 years and your appetite and urine is normal
Doctor :   it is unlikely to be a liver problem
Uer : OK
User :   Any suggestion for Gastro Specialist Doctors in the city?
Doctor :   which area are you in?
User :   xxxx
User :   xxxx
Doctor :   Pls use the search doctors feature
User :   ok
Doctor :   on our home page
User :   ok
Doctor :   to find the gastro in your area
Doctor :   thanks for consulting us
Doctor :   bye
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