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Severe stomach pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how are u
User :   not too well.
Doctor :   ok
User :   terrible stomach pain
Doctor :   since when,where exactly is the pain
User :   towards the diaphragm, since last night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it burning type
Doctor :   is it related to food ?
User :   no, more of cramps. moving from stomach into the chest & back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location:

User :   35 years; service
Doctor :   Ok
How is your appetite?
User :   good. could it becoz of gall bladder surgery i had 3 years back
Doctor :   Why was the surgery done?
User :   gal bladder stones, symptomatic
Doctor :   Ok it is unusual to have long term complication of this kind after 3 long years
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   How is your bowel movement daily?
User :   its not very often, only when im stressed early morng or when ive eaten junk chessy food in the night. happens early in the morng around 6ish - 7ish, when i had teh gall bladder ston epain in th epast it used to be lat enights or mid- nights
User :   bowel movement- normal
Doctor :   Do you smoke/drink alcohol/Any other habits? If yes how much/how often?
User :   no, not at all
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   after my surgery only- may be once a month
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   yes, thyroid
Doctor :   High Blood sugar/ high blood pressure/ Asthma/allergies etc?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no - BP/ sugar / allergies
Doctor :   From your explanation I could think if few conditions
Doctor :   one coudl be the bile salts which help in fat digestion are lacking in your case after the GB surgery
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor to check this out
Doctor :   Taken any medication?

User :   No. the pain lasts from 15 secs to 1 min, severe but bearable, not yet shown
Doctor :   are yiou on any supplements?
Doctor :   for digestion
User :   no. just iron tabs for my Hemoglobin (10.4); floic acid, cobadex , inderal 10 mg (to reduce palpatation/ anxiety)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   arent you put on thyroid drugs
Doctor :   medicines i mean
Doctor :   for your problem
User :   yes forgot abt that- morng 1 thyronorm tab 75 mg
Doctor :   75 mg or micro gm
User :   wait a min
User :   she is coming
Doctor :   ok
User :   XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would recommend you a digestive enzymes for the problem you have, it could be dyspepsia or flatulence
Doctor :   You can take Aristozyme syrup, 15 ml just before 15 minutes of food thrice daily
Doctor :   for 15 days
User :   can i talk to u after 10 - 15 mins
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   Shall i close now
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   are you back?
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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