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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello doctor, I am a 24 year old male and I had the acid reflux disease an it was cured 2 years before(2008), the doctor took an endoscopy an found H.pyroli, treatment was taken with 3 medicines and was cured in 2 weeks.
I experience similar problem now(2010), I had reflux and I had stool test which shows H pyroli positive. the treatment is the same with 3 medicine, but I also have indigestion and small peper like dots in my stool. Is there any problem in it. this happens when i eat some vegetables like peas an other things.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   plz
Doctor :   May I know what treatment option was done in treating acid reflux?
User :   s in treating eradicating h pyroli
Doctor :   May I know the colour of your stool?
User :   yellowish brown with few small black dots
User :   and indigestion
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is your stool well formed or is it watery?
User :   well formaed
User :   formed
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   s plz
Doctor :   Presence of black coloured stools indicates presence of blood.
User :   but i have small dots
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   since your size of the spots are small, its difficult to predict, if they are due to bleeding spells or due to undigested particles.
Doctor :   Hence my suggestion is that you continue on your present medications,
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoid all measures that can aggravate gastritis such as
Doctor :   avoiding hot, spicy food,
Doctor :   reduce caffeine intake,
User :   hmm
Doctor :   regular food and sleep.
User :   ok
Doctor :   These are measures that are necessary to prevent gastritis and its complications.
Doctor :   Watch out for black tarry stools.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you notice, these changes, then consult a gastroenterologist for stool examination.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no i was worried abt this, does it mean anything serious or not
Doctor :   No, if you don't have black coloured, tarry stools, then you need not worry.
Doctor :   However, just watch out for those.
Doctor :   And another point is
Doctor :   reduce or quit alcohol, if you consume them.
User :   i dont drink or smock
User :   smoke
Doctor :   Good,
Doctor :   Continue with the measure and watch your stools.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   s doctor. thank you
User :   no than yo
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye doct
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