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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   I eat and then throw up fairly quickly before it digests. This has been going on now for almost three months. If I had to guess how often, I would say 1/3 of the food I eat, I begin to gag and vomit about 10 minutes after my meal is complete.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   Your age?
User :   38
Doctor :   Since when do you have the issue
User :   Going on three months
Doctor :   Do you have a reflux follwing food associated with burning sensation
Doctor :   Do you smoke? consume alcohol#
User :   I have had that occasionally but not with this vomiting, there is no burning
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I smoke but I do not drink alcohol
Doctor :   Then the most probable causes are
Doctor :   1. GERD
Doctor :   2. IBS
Doctor :   Gastro easophageal reflux disesase
Doctor :   Irritable bowel syndrome
Doctor :   My advise for you would be make your eating habits regular and healthy
Doctor :   Avoid oily food and spicy
User :   ok so no major concern?
Doctor :   Try to have minimum quantity in break of 4 hrs each
Doctor :   And also avoid or restrict smoking
Doctor :   No not an major concern will require some lifestyle changes
Doctor :   And few tests to be done
Doctor :   The tests required are
Doctor :   1. Endoscopy
User :   great, i hate going to doc
Doctor :   2. barium meal Xray
Doctor :   You shouldnt be
Doctor :   When concerned to health issues should not hesitate
Doctor :   Its for your welbeing
Doctor :   * well being]
User :   well, I appreciate it, I am losing a ton of weight so it was worrying me
User :   thank you for your time
Doctor :   Yes you will obvioulsy loose weight as their is no proper food absorption
Doctor :   So plz follow healthy and regular food habits
Doctor :   And do mind to consult an gastroenterolgist
Doctor :   Bye for now
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