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Treatment for a small bulge in the rib cage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Feel like there is small buldge inside below my left rib cage after eating. mainly when im sitting with a bend
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi good eve
Doctor :   good evening to you too
User :   Doc I feel like there is a small bulge below my ribs inside, past two weeks
Doctor :   you mean to say a swelling in your upper belly?
User :   ya, not visible outside but i feel it wen i bend and sit
User :   mainly after eating
Doctor :   Do u have any discomfort after having meals ?
User :   yes doc
Doctor :   any burning pain, ?
User :   no pain or burning, its just disturbing after eating
Doctor :   Do u have any sour taste in your throat ?
User :   no doc
Doctor :   How long do the symptoms last ?
Doctor :   do they affect the sleep ?
User :   till my stomach gets empty
User :   no they dont
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   this seems that you have gastritis , due to excess production of acid in the stomach
User :   Okay doc,
User :   will that happen due taking excess food suddenly
Doctor :   You can try to relive the pain by taking some antacids like gelusil mps 3tsp after meals
Doctor :   yes, taking large amount of food will definitely do that
User :   okay but i dont feel pain, its just thing i feel inside doc.. its like somethiong is gettingtouched inside while sitting
Doctor :   in addition, being mobile or going for a walk for 10-20 minutes after meals will also help
Doctor :   this is definitely due to gastritis
Doctor :   drink enough fluids
Doctor :   avoid eating spicy and greasy foods
Doctor :   reduce intake of large quantity of greasy foods like chicken, etc
Doctor :   avoid alcohol and smoking if you do use them
User :   okay doc thanks a lot
Doctor :   these are some steps that will help to solve your issues
Doctor :   In addition, try to excercise and be fit
Doctor :   this will help you keep a good health and avoid such issues in future
Doctor :   I hope i have solved your questions
Doctor :   Do u have any other questions ?
User :   yes doc u have thanks a lot
User :   nothing else doc thanks and good night
Doctor :   please leave your feedback
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User :   okay doc sure will do ba bye
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Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   take care and good night
User :   okay doc
User :   gnite
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