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What causes stomach bloating? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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User:i always have bloated stomach..\
User:sometime everything will be fine.. but maximum time my stomach is bloated..
User:feel like going to toilet 3-4 times a day
User:very uncomfortable..
Doctor:How long you had this problem?
User:i have since long time..
Doctor:Do you have soft stool and regular?
User:may be 4-5 years..
Doctor:Have you sought doctor's opinion?
Doctor:Did you use any medicine?
User:i had visited doctor 2 years back... because of somereason i did not go to doctor again
Doctor:Ok we need to do a fresh analysis of the situation that you have
Doctor:What is your age, gender
Doctor:Do you feel good after passing stool or incomplete stool?
User:some times... not always..
User:if i pass completely then i will feel very good
User:stomach will be very comfortable..
User:feel very hungry
Doctor:You need to undergo few tests like CBC, Thyroid profile, Calcium, Magnesium, Stool test to assess for any malabsorption issues
Doctor:Iron and Vit B12 needs to be assessed
User:where i have to do these tests
Doctor:Parasite infections can also cause this symptoms
User:what does that mean?
Doctor:So I suggest you a complete evaluation by Internal Medicine
Doctor:or Gastroenterologist
Doctor:If nothing is found in the tests or Endoscopy, then Irritable Bowel Syndrome is diagnosed
User:usually i will be in a tolilet some times more than 20 min
Doctor:Ok that can be part of many problems like slow colonic movements, IBS
User:ok ok
User:where to get these tests done
Doctor:You can get any hospital or Lab. First I suggest a proper history taking and examinaiton by doctor
Doctor:and then suggest
Doctor:You can carry this opinion to the doctor
User:ok.. do you have any Gastroenterologist..
User:WHOM i can go and meet
Doctor:Which city are you in?
User:i am in bangalore
Doctor:Which part of it?
Doctor:You can go to Fortis Bannerghatta - Dr XXXXXXX XXXXXXX can assist you in Medical Gastroenterology department
User:it will be too too far for me..
User:in and around Vijayanagar,Rajajinagar,Malleshwaram
Doctor:You can go to Fortis West of Chord or Cunninham
User:ok that i can do..
User:since yesterday i am not comfortable..with my stomach..
Doctor:You should stop eating root vegetables
Doctor:like onion, carrot, cabbage
Doctor:check if this helps
User:since morning i have gone to toilet 5 time.. but nothing comes..
Doctor:Try removing lactose
User:but my stomach is bloated..
Doctor:i mean milk for a week and see if helps that
Doctor:Diet has a role
User:i drink.. coffee or tead 2 time a day
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Can you summarize our discussion?
User:firstly i have consult doctor..
User:second stop root vegetables..
User:and observe the results for a week.
User:i did not get try removing lactose
Doctor:Coffee aand tea as well without milk
User:what does that mean
Doctor:Curd, tea, coffee all contain milk
Doctor:So remove them as well
User:sure i can stop it
Doctor:Good. Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:is there any tablet i can take to clear my stomach..
Doctor:You can take CREMAFFIN Syrup 2 Tsp
Doctor:to night
Doctor:before bed
User:this is for clearing stomach
Doctor:This is over the countr
User:will be cause any loosemotion
User:or just flush for single time
Doctor:Should not
Doctor:It is difficult to predict
User:apologies if i am asking more questions
Doctor:Start with low dose
Doctor:if it does not work, add one more tea spoon
Doctor:every medicine reacts slightly differently
User:thanks for all the help
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:no thankx
Doctor:Good health. Bye for now
User:thank u very much
User:bye for nwo
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