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Suspected gall stones, tests and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :  

Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i have some problem in the right hand side of my stomach
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
to whom i consult
Doctor :  
I am a general practitioner. you can discuss your medical problem here. i will help you with my expertise, if needed, i will refer to a consultant.
Doctor :  
or recommend a specialist to deal with the problem
User :   np

Doctor :  
what symptoms are you facing?
User :  
i feel that there is something in the right hand side
User :  
of my stomach
User :  
i never feel pain
Doctor :  
ok
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do you have any burning sensation?
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do you have nausea?
User :   suffering from gas problem
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do you feel the mass in the stomach area or the right side of abdomen?
Doctor :  
ok
User :   mass means ?

Doctor :   you told me that you feel something in the right hand side of stomach, so i asked that
Doctor :  
please describe in detail what you feel in the right side of your stomach
User :   i think either i have gas problem or something else is there

User :   but not have any pain
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
would you recommed ultarasound?
Doctor :  
i will suggest you to get a physical examination done by a gastroenterologist, you may also need and ultrasound of abdomen and endoscopy for finding out what is causing you the problem
Doctor :  
are you taking any medications now for this problem?
User :  
no medication
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i think this is not the symptoms that i have stone probem
Doctor :  
stone problem will come in kidney as pain in the back coming on to the lower abdomen near your private parts, and with blood in the urine
Doctor :  
stone in the gall bladder will present as pain in the right side of stomach following a fatty meal, initially
Doctor :  
later you may have gas problem, fever, continuous pain.
Doctor :  
so with these two, which one do you think is related to your symptoms?
User :   if i have stone probme in gall bladder then why not i am having pain

User :   i think after check thing will be more clear

User :   *checking

Doctor :  
it means that you are not having stones in gall bladder. or the other reason could be that 90% of gall bladder stones will not cause any pain.
User :  
how critical is it?
Doctor :  
it is usually picked in ultrasound, so get an abdominal ultrasound done to confirm/rule out stones
Doctor :  
usually gall bladder stones are not critical
User :   via medicine it will ok or any type of operation is required?
Doctor :   in the initial period, medications will help.
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surgery may be required if medical line of treatment fails.
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are you there?
User :   who are basically sitting in which hospital

User :  
srry
User :  
you are basically sitting in which hospital
?
Doctor :  
We are in Healthcare Magic
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located at bangalore
User :   and your location ?
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User :  
ok thanks a lot for help
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i will go for checkup this sat
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User :   ok sure

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