Suffering from gastric problem, indigestion and constipation. Suggest the remedy - Online Doctor Chats
can you give me a few minutes, because I am on a call
will be back with you shortly
I am sorry
I would like to know a few more details about your wife's problem
can you elaborate a little bit
are you there?
sorry went out
May I know your name please
Can you please tell me since how long your wife is having the problems you described?
What would you like to know about my wife's problem sir?
Past 10 yrs
Hmmmmm, that is quite a long time
have you consulted any doctors for this issue?]
when was the last time you consulted the doctor and what type of doctor was he/she?
and what did the doctor say?
went for homeopathy and it was useful til she continued with the course of medication. You know it rquires time and patience with homeopathy
What I know about homeopathy is that it is useless
anyway I don't want to burst your bubble
OK please advise us then
Have you consulted any gastroenterologist?
okay, you have mentioned that your wife has acidity, and gastric problem and indigestion
can you explain what you exactly mean by these terms?
Acidity - " Burning of chest"
Gastric problem - "local pain in chest and stomach due to gas"
Indigestion - "vomitting tendency and before going to sleep some semi solid food particles come back in moth through the oesophagus"
constipation - "irregular bowel movement due to which alternation in constipation and loose stool tendencies"
By constipation do you mean hard stools for two or three days
or complete inability to pass stools for two or three days?
Yes this also...sometimes blood also comes due to local injury
I want to know if she passes stools every day or not
"Yes - complete inability to pass stools for 2-3 days"
May I know your wife's age
How many children do you have?
and both were normal deliveries?
okay, what is the age of your younger child?
All the above symptoms are a part of one disease complex
we need to identify the exact cause for the acid peptic disease in your wife's case
the commonest causes in such long standing cases are
Pls advise some medicines
2. hiatus hernia
4. faulty diet habits
Yes you are right at point no 4..."Faulty Diet Habits"
I want you to understand one important thing
this is an online forum, so I don't have the advantage of examining the patients
She quite often bunks her breakfast and irregular sleeping habits
what important thing are you refering to which i need to understand?
that means It is not ethical to advice you medicines
now coming to what you can do about your problems
ok...so what do you advise finally...? do we need to go and XXXXXXX a doctor physically?
1. Check the diet
that means, you need to make sure she does not eat fatty
and spicy foods
she should avoid oily and fried foods
she should also avoid eating junk foods
no junk food is consumed here...
and fast foods
she likes outside chinese...
next thing is incorporate plenty of fresh fruits and fresh vegetables in the diet
Avoid chinese foods also
she should eat plenty of green leafy vegetables
and she should eat at regular intervals
maintaining timing and a routine is very important
she should eat small meals but more frequently ant regular intervals
she does not sleep properly at night which she compensates by getting up late and sleeping during day time...this leads her to skip her breakfast more iften than not..
for example, instead of three large meals
she should eat 5 or 6 small meals at an interval of 4 to 6 hours
this will help in digestion and also keeps her stomach healthy
next step is to consult a gastroenterologist
She may need to undergo some basic tests like blood tests
we stay in south delhi and will try to fix an apointment with some doctor...can we fix an appointment with some doctor through this online portal called healthcare Magic?
breath ammonia test and an endoscopy to see if she has developed any ulcers in the stomach or any changes in the esophagus
If you have the option of "fix an appointment" on your dashboard, then yes you can ask the customer care team to help you with fixing an appointment
Thanks so much for your advise...Yes I do have this option on my dashboard
Once you get these basic tests done to find out the exact nature of the disease an appropriate medicines or any other method of treatment can be decided
finding out the exact cause of the problem is the most important thing in treating any disease
so please follow all the dietary recommendations I made
This is my first chat on this portal...pls advise if this chat will be automatically saved in my profile or else do I need to save it, if yes then please suggest how?
Sure...Thank You Sir
and then follow it up with a consultation with a gastroenterologist
The chat will be automatically saved
but you can just copy paste the entire thing for your reference
Thanks so much...
You are most welcome
Sure Ill do it
Is there anything else I can help you with?>
One last question...where are you from...i mean where are you at present?
I am from Karnataka, I work and live in Bangalore at present
Thank you so much Mr. XXXXXXX for ur advises
My name is XXXX XXXXXXX and I am working with XXXXXXX Lang LaSalle a construction management group...
Gud Night SIr...Bye
I am a doctor, and thank you XXXX for chatting with me.
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