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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Since the end of november, I have been continously having problems like Headaches, cold, fever (rarely), stomach upsets, indigestion, flatulence etc.
I consulted a doctor three december and was given antibiotics and medication for gastric problems. It did help with the fever, but my headaches, indigestion, flatulence problems continued.
since 2 weeks I have been having a bloated feeling, indigestion, recurrent blocked nose(I take ortivin spray for it) and excessive flatulence. I have been frequently feeling brethless and tired.
What could be the reason and what can I do for it?
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
User :   Hi
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Ok
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May I know your age, gender, height and weight?
User :   Male, 175 cm, 68 KG
Doctor :   Ok

User :   age, 36
Doctor :  
Have you been detected of any illness in the past or recently other than the one you have mentioned?
Doctor :  
like Diabetes, Blood pressure, etc
User :   no. in dec I remember my BP was 120/90
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   no Diabetes
Doctor :  
Fine
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Are you on any medications at present?
User :   I take allegra sometimes for the running/blocked nose. nothing else
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
How is your activity level meaning exercise?
User :   I usually go for morning walk. about 4-5 km. other than that I dont do any other excercise. but this has not been regular since January
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Thats a good form of exercise
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and now coming to your symptoms
Doctor :  
it is not specific to any disease as such
Doctor :  
and could be just a lifestyle related problem and/or stress related as well
Doctor :  
Have you noticed about this relation?
User :   nothing much has actually changed in lifestyle in the past 6 months atleast
Doctor :   Ok

User :   since it is my own business, there is usually a certain amount of work stress
Doctor :   Coming to your digestive symptoms I would suggest you a good digestive syrup

Doctor :  
Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take Syp.Aristozyme 2tsp 2 times daily half an hour before food

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for 2 weeks for now
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and report back to me with the improvement
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and regarding your nasal symptoms
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Do you have sneezing everday?
User :   yes, atleast 3-4 times a dat
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Is it mainly in the morning?
User :   usually after taking bath
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
At what time?
User :   around 7 - 7:30 AM
Doctor :  
meaning within short time after getting up from bed
User :   I wake by 5:30
Doctor :  
How is it later in the day?
User :   during the day I usually dont have any sneezing
Doctor :   Ok
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And other cold symptoms later in the day, like watering, congestion in the nose?
User :   since the last 2 weeks I have to take otrivin spray most of the time. otherwise my nose is usyally blocked
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
And do you have any allergy?
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like to dust, pollen, etc
User :   actually till november I have not had any dust allergy. but now a days I notice that I sneeze because of dust
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
I shall suggest you take T.Avil 25 mg everyday at night for the next 15 days
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and meanwhile avoid much of exposure to dust and other irritants
Doctor :  
should be taken at night before going to sleep as it can cause a bit of drowsiness
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Also I would like you to make some diet changes

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like avoiding non-veg foods
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Restriction on intake of egg, dal, pulses
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potato
User :   ok
User :   will avil be available without prescription?
Doctor :  
Yes, it is an OTC
User :   ok
Doctor :   We shall not give a prescription here and is not ethical
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Only OTCs are suggested
User :   ok
Doctor :  
And use Raw onion in your food
Doctor :  
it shall help your digestion
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Avoid very spicy and sour foods
User :   the most irritating part is the bloated feeling. what can I do about that
Doctor :   Yes the diet and the syrup along with walking shall help you

User :   ok
User :   Thank you for the suggestions. the next time I log in will I be chatting with you or will I be connected to another doctor?
Doctor :   You can ask for Dr.Bharath, they shall redirect the chat if I am available

Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no. Thank you for the suggestions.
User :   bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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