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Stomach pain after having meals. Medication and diet? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:My Husband is 28 years old
User:he gets stomach pain very often
Doctor:may i know the exact location of the pain ?and does the pain start after having meals ?
User:2 mins
User:he has bloating of stomach and when he wakes up in the morning his mouth smells
Doctor:what time of the day, does he have the pain ?
User:when his stomach bloats
Doctor:ok. most likely he might be having gastritis
Doctor:he can get relief by taking Gelusil tablets, 2-3 tabs after emals
Doctor:meals **
User:Every day?
Doctor:also changing diet , by reducing carbohydrates, and fats will also help
User:Will t not couse any problem
Doctor:avoid eatingf too spicy foods
User:now about me
Doctor:the tabs mentioned are safe
Doctor:please proceed
User:I have gained lot of weight
User:I want to lose weight
User:my friend suggest homeopathy medicine
Doctor:may i know ur height and weight ?
User:will it not cause any problem
User:2months back 81kg
User:now i have not weiged
Doctor:based on the details given your ideal weight is 55 -60 kilos
Doctor:so u need to lose about 21 kilos
Doctor:strict exercise and proper dieting is needed for this
User:I have consulted the dietician
Doctor:reduce the calorie intake to 1600 per day
User:they asked me to cut on rice
User:have 2 chapaties
Doctor:and exercise daily, to lose about 600 calories , by walking for 1 hr on a treadmill
User:I feel very hungry when i eat less
User:like 2 chpathies
Doctor:thats the basic of dieting
User:I also feed my son
Doctor:you have to change your mindset and train your mind
Doctor:so that you can succed in weight loss
User:intake of rice much caloris will t incrase
Doctor:having a kid, and breast feeding does not mean, that you should not exercise or have a proper diet
Doctor:you can breast feed him, even when you are on a balanced diet of 1600 calories
Doctor:with respect to diet alone as a measure to lose weight , it might not work
Doctor:rice intake - is full of carbohydrates, and it is the main cause of weight gain
User:having dosa
User:is it fine
Doctor:dosa is made from rice
Doctor:so, try to avoid it
User:should i avoid
Doctor:anything and everything made from rice, try to reduce the consumption
User:How many chapati is good for lunch and dinner. if i eat rice ....steam rice or raw rice is good?
Doctor:it should be decided based on the daily routine, the kind of work you do and whether u exercise or not
Doctor:that does not matter
User:i dont do exercise
User:as i busy entire day
Doctor:in such a case upto 2 chapathis is ok, for lunch and dinner
User:Curd is als good
Doctor:no, please avoid and reduce milk contents
Doctor:as they are high in fat
User:Coffee ot tea\
Doctor:you can have them, but with no sugar , or using sugar free tablets
User:ok. Thank you
Doctor:You are very welcome
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