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Ways to reduce mild acidity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   Can you give information on how to reduce acidity
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information Age: ; Occupation: location:
Doctor :   Marial status: User :   Age 26, Male, Banglore, Single, MBA Student
Doctor :   how long have you had his problem?
User :   like I don't have sevire problem but, in the morinings if I don't take breakfast with in 1 hour, I will be getting head ache. If I had breakfast there is no problem. If feel hungry I will get headache. I am facing this since 1 year
Doctor :   do you have pain/ bloating of your stomach or only bloating and discomfort?
User :   I dont have severe pain but I feel discomfort
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt?
User :   Ht- 5.10 wt- 69
Doctor :   do you smoke/ drink alcohol?
User :   no. not at all
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   form what you have told me- the headache that you get
Doctor :   is not because of acidity- its a hypoglycemic headache
Doctor :   this happens when your blood sugar goes low- it is your body's way of telling you that you need to eat something
Doctor :   do you have any problems with passing motions/ urine?
User :   hum urine I don't have problem but motion takes a bit long time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems/ e.g asthma/ any allergies?
User :   Hum no
Doctor :   ok
User :   so this not acidity. when I get headache if eat something I will feel better
User :   How can I overcome low sugar levels in blood
Doctor :   no- its because of low sugar
Doctor :   keep hard boiled sweets in your pocet and pop one in if you feel hungry
Doctor :  
I will send you a mail with dietary advice and some medicines you can use for your stomach discomfort and motion problem and other tips
Doctor :   because it is a lot to give over chat
User :   ok
Doctor :   can i confirm your contact details?
Doctor :   Email : YYYY@YYYY
User :   s
Doctor :   Mobile : ?
User :   0000
Doctor :   thanks- i will mail you soon
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   Can you tell me about worms in the interstine
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   the common types of worm infestation in India- are hook worms- they usually
Doctor :   infect you if you walk barefoot in dirty areas
Doctor :   tape worms are spread through contaminated meat
Doctor :   some times some vegiies also transmit worms
Doctor :   you can alos get it feom an infected person- if he handles foos;
symptoms- stomach pain-
Doctor :   passing worms in the motion/ whitish specks are eggs
Doctor :   itching around the anus is due to pin worm infection
Doctor :   you might also have itching/ crawling feeling at night in the skin in some worm infestations
User :   ok at times I feel itching around anus
Doctor :   treatment is simple- a single dose is usually sufficient
Doctor :   worm infestation will cause itching every night- as the worms lay the eggs in that area
Doctor :   if you eat out side often- it is safe to take a course of deworming
Doctor :   you can see a GP
Doctor :   for aq prescritption-
Doctor :   the medicine is Zentel 400mg- one single dose
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   do u mean I tablet of zentel will do
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   but you need a prescription to buy it
User :   thank you. It was very informative. thanks alot.
Doctor :   it is taken at night bedtime- chew not swallow
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting HC magic ; bye for now
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi Doctor, I was just refreshing the page
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if you click on the home button
Doctor :   you can move away from the chat
User :   If I have any quries I will get back to you. Thank you for the help.
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   bye
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