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Symptoms of cholecystitis and acute pancreatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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im having severe stomach pain with nausea n vomiting ,loss of appetite n back pain
Doctor :   hI
User :   hello
Doctor :   *Hi
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   31,female
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   three days
Doctor :   Are you running fever?
User :   no fever but chills
Doctor :   Can you describe the type of pain and the location of the pain (above the umbilicus or below/on the right side or the left)?
User :   the pain is above the umbilicus
Doctor :   Is the pain burning or spasmodic in nature or is it a constant hurting type?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor :   Are you having jaundice?
User :   it is like a shooting pain which is on n off
User :   no jaundice
Doctor :   Have you tried any medications?
User :   i dont smoke or consume alcohol
User :   i have taken an antibiotic and medicine for nausea
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but there's been no improvement
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Based on your description, the following may be the cause for your symptoms.
Doctor :   1. Acute pancreatitis - probably infective
Doctor :   2. Gall bladder conditions such as cholecystitis
Doctor :   3. Or an general infection.
Doctor :   I shall suggest you the measures that will be useful.
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. Avoid hot, spicy and oily food, restrict to liquid or semisolid diet till you have improvement.
Doctor :   2. Use antacid syrups before food thrice a day for a week
Doctor :   3. Paracetamol tablets (Tab DOLO 650mg) or a mild analgesics such as Ibuprofen 200mg can be used for pain relief.
User :   ok
Doctor :   4. I will also recommend you to consult a gastroenterologist for physical examination and evaluation as early as possible if your pain and vomiting are severe.
Doctor :   4. Continue the antiemetic medications if nausea is persisting.
User :   ok,can u please suggest me a good gastroenetrologist
Doctor :   May I know your location?
User :   India
Doctor :   This link has the detail of a gastroenterologist practising at .
Doctor :   You may consult him.
User :   the link does not provide his contact number
Doctor :   I shall give you the link of other gastroenterologist practising in , you can consult any of them (alternatively)
Doctor :   Just give me a minute, I shall provide you with the contact number
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   yes
User :   thanks a lot for your help
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   no, thats all
User :   bye
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