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What causes stomach ache and digestion problems? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User:Hello
Doctor:Hi
User:i am haveing some stomach issues, having some problem in digesting
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Since when are you having this issue?
User:a week or so
Doctor:OK
User:have to go to loo 2-3 times a day sometimes
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:What would be the consistency of the stools?
User:frequent
User:very loose
Doctor:Ok.
Doctor:Is it watery?
User:yes
Doctor:Is this the first time you are having this issue or had it before too?
User:first time
Doctor:Any history of having outside or hotel food recently?
User:never faced this kind of issue
Doctor:ok
User:yes, most of the time i face stomach issues after having lunch of any ffod of outside
Doctor:OK
Doctor:Do you feel stomach ache while passing motions?
User:no
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Do you go for motions after every meal?
User:yes, i kind of feel after luch most of time
Doctor:OK
Doctor:How about your consumption of water?
User:not much, but normal i guess
Doctor:ok
Doctor:From your history, I feel that you might be suffering with enteritis.
Doctor:This could be due to bacterial or viral infections
Doctor:As you observe symptoms only after having outside food and the consistency too is always watery
User:ok, is it serious ?
Doctor:Its not serious but needs to be treated.
User:ok, so whats the next step
Doctor:I advise you to see a Gastrologist who will ask for a stool examination along with will prescribe you antibiotics with probiotics to improve your gut compliance.
Doctor:Along with this consume lots of water and high fibre diet
Doctor:I suggest you to drink a glass of water one hour before and after every meal.
Doctor:High fibre diet includes lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
User:ok, thanks a lot
Doctor:For time being take Econorm sachets twice a day for 3 days.
Doctor:and Isabgul powder mixed in 20 ml of water for 7 days.
User:ok
User:ill try it
User:thanks
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:no for now
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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