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Suffering from Gastritis and Constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Last night I have taken the advice for my Gastric problem. I am still feeling uncomfortable as my stomach is in a bloating condition
Doctor :   You reported of stomach pain last night
Doctor :   How is the pain now?
User :   Thank you Doctor for coming online to advice me. The pain persist though not severe. I did not get the motion this morning and so I am feeling uncomfortable.
Doctor :   May I know your age?
Doctor :   Where exactly are you getting this pain?
Doctor :   Do you feel the pain as cramps?
User :   I am 70 years. This is whole abodominal pain. Not unbearable but cannot go for my duties.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When was the last time you passed stools?
User :   Yesterday morning
Doctor :   Do you have vomiting?
User :   Can You prescribe any anti gastritis tabs so that I can take them. I did not take my breakfast. I do not have any vomiting sentation,
Doctor :   Since you report of difficulty/inability to pass stools, the symptoms that you have may be due to constipation and not gastritis.
Doctor :   You can try the following measures
Doctor :   1. Use antacid syrups such as syp mucaine gel 2 tsp.
Doctor :   2. Oral pantaprozole tablet such as Tab Pan 20mg can be taken now.
Doctor :   3. Try passing stool,
Doctor :   a glass of warm water, one banana can help with stool.
Doctor :   If the pain, abdominal bloating increases and if you are not able to pass stool, then you need to see a doctor.
User :   Can I take my breakfast? Usually I go for toilet after taking the breakfast.
Doctor :   use the antacid syrup and pan 20mg tablet before your breakfast.
Doctor :   Small, liquid/semi solid diet with a banana and a glass of water can be tried instead of spicy one.
User :   /Can I have two idlies?
Doctor :   If you feel that the pain and abdominal bloating is increased, then you need to see your doctor.
User :   It is mild pain.
Doctor :   If the pain is not severe, then you can have your breakfast,
Doctor :   watch out the symptoms and if the symptoms aggravate, then you need to see a doctor.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes Doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   What diet i should take to-day?
Doctor :   Diet and lifestyle modifications are necessary in preventing symptoms of gastritis and constipation
User :   Could you kindly suggest what modifications I should adopt
Doctor :   Diet changes should include the following
Doctor :   1. Regular and timely eating habits
Doctor :   2. Restrict hot and spicy food
Doctor :   3. Restrict caffeine and other beverages
User :   Thank you doctor for your advice. I end my chat.
Doctor :   4. Drink plenty of water
Doctor :   5. Use plenty of fibre in your diet - plenty of fruits and vegetables are must
Doctor :   These changes along with good sleep and physical exercises with help preventing gastritis and constipation.
User :   Can I take plenty of butter milk at least 3 glasses a day
Doctor :   Butter milk with no spices and masala's are fine.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No Doctor Thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   Have a great day!!
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