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Severe bloating, lactose intolerance - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i Help you
User :   Hello Doc, I have the problem of gas since a couple of monhts.
User :   gas in stomach and bowel gas
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   How are your Diet and Bowel Habits.
User :   This I am observing more ever since I started going to Gym
User :   I don't eat much oil foods, and eat 3 times a day...9-30 b/f, 1-30 lunch and 9-30 dinner
User :   and will take fruits and milk regularly
User :   I suspect I am lactose intolerant, however, since I go to Gym, for calcium, I do take around 0.5L milk daily
User :   even otherwise (not taking milk), i am facing this gas problem
User :   these days i am experience more stomach bloating
User :   *experiencing
Doctor :   In some people Who have the Habit of Breathing through the Mouth During the Strenuous exercise they tend to develop this since all the air that they breathe through the mouth gets collected in the Stomach
User :   ohk
Doctor :   Please get in touch with your Gym Instructor to help you with breathing during the Exercise regimen..
User :   ic..sure...i will do that
Doctor :   a common cause of bloating is indigestion from eating the wrong foods.
Doctor :   Avoid Junk Foods.
User :   Yeah...and i am very conscious about my food
User :   i strictly avoid junk.
Doctor :   Water has so many health benefits.
Doctor :   Thats good ..
User :   ok. What's your opinion on my eating timings?
Doctor :   You have a very good one..
User :   9-30 b/f, 1-30 lunch and 9-30 dinner
Doctor :   And just that you need to follow it regularly..
User :   and i go to bed at around 11pm and wake up at 6am
Doctor :   Please stick to it only..
User :   fine. thanks
Doctor :   Carry a bottle with you or leave one on your desk at work. Gradually work your way up to the 8 glasses.
Doctor :   Please fill this form And tell Me when done..
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Done. Thanks
Doctor :   Will You need any thing else.
User :   yeah..very much...our conversation is still going on
User :   May I know any temporary relief measures for this problem?
Doctor :   Certainly..
Doctor :   chewing gum can actually cause your stomach to swell.
Doctor :   You need to avoid that..
User :   I don't chew that.
Doctor :   Dairy products can be a big culprit for bloating
Doctor :   ok..
User :   I do take dairy products.
Doctor :   Again, drinking water after consuming dairy foods can help with the bloating effect.
Doctor :   ok..
User :   So, what to do with them? avoid them?
User :   ok...drinking water
Doctor :   Certainly but even if you consume them
User :   you said 8glasses...that turns to 2Litres?
Doctor :   You can take plenty of water
Doctor :   4-5 liters are the best..
User :   :(
Doctor :   During the working hours of the day..
User :   I may have to spend most of my time in our restroom, than at my desk :)
User :   just kidding
User :   but i usually take 2-3 lts
Doctor :   They help cleanse you gut of the Fowl Odour causing Bacteria..
User :   ok
User :   I will try that..
Doctor :   Yup.. But thats the way..
User :   ok. Thanks
User :   anything else
Doctor :   Not much..
Doctor :   Will you need some thing.
User :   I usually see people taking antacid tablets.
User :   how far does that help?
Doctor :   Certainly you should not get in the mood of taking
Doctor :   Antacids..
Doctor :   Since once you start then it becomes more of a habit than purely
Doctor :   symptomatic..
Doctor :   So better to avoid since water is the best and causes no harm..
Doctor :   I have to close this chat window as you have moved out of the chat. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
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Doctor :   hi
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