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What is the remedy for digestion problem? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 08-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Answered : 983 Questions
Doctor:How can I help?
User:I am facing digestion problem
Doctor:Can you tell me in detail?
User:meal not digest proper..
User:which I used to eat
Doctor:What else?
User:also feeling weekness many times
User:and feeling heavy stomach
User:after eating some meal
Doctor:How are your stools?
Doctor:Any loose motions or constipation?
Doctor:Any bloating?
User:and smtimes constipation also
User:many times feeling stretch in my stomach
Doctor:It seems that you either have bacterial overgrowth or liver upset
Doctor:Bacterial overgrowth of the intestines
User:may be
Doctor:But antibiotics usually do not help with bacterial overgrowth
Doctor:Do you take alcohol?
User:and I had consult many one can resolve it
Doctor:Have you gotten blood tests done?
Doctor:Did something come up in report?
User:but found np
Doctor:Did something come up on liver function tests?
Doctor:Sgot, Sgpt?
User:but earlier means 2 yrs ago found livr infection
Doctor:Is that resolved now?
Doctor:Have you done the hepatitis virus panel?
User:facing digest system nt well
User:I thnk lvr proble
Doctor:I will come straight to the point
Doctor:Can get tested for hepatitis viruses
Doctor:Hepatitis usually spreads from unhygienic food and unclean drinking water
User:its test name
User:so how can I know?
Doctor:Five types of hepatitis viruses
Doctor:a, b, c, d, e
Doctor:First you can get checked for hepatitis b and c
Doctor:If those are negative then you can get checked for hepatitis a
Doctor:It is a type of serological test
Doctor:Apart from getting tested
Doctor:Take syrup liv 52 1 tbsp daily
Doctor:Also drink pure drinking water and take hygienic food
Doctor:This will help clear the stomach infection, if any
Doctor:Since similar symptoms can be caused by some medicines too
Doctor:If you can let me know the medicines that you may be taking
User:liv 52 syrp twice daily after meal or only one time..
Doctor:Only one time is enough
User:no I m not taking any medicine
Doctor:Since it is not that bad
Doctor:But you will need liv 52 for a long time
User:long time means? when can I get rid of this prob.
Doctor:It depends on the cause
Doctor:Some hepaitis virus may stay for a long time
Doctor:Some clear up sooner
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:ok so I need to do hepatitis tests and take syrp..
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:anytnhg else I need to do
Doctor:Yes take hygienic food and clean drinking water
Doctor:This will help you a lot
Doctor:Avoid juices and cold drinks
Doctor:Daily exercise routine would help
Doctor:Exercise for 20 min a day
Doctor:Exercise can include yoga, walk, cycling etc
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:but juices will be harmful?
Doctor:They have lots of sugar which can make indigestion worse
User:any food meal precausn?
Doctor:No other precaution unless some food is not getting digested
Doctor:Like complex proteins like beans etc may not be gettidigested
Doctor:Take lighter digestible food
Doctor:Take fruits and vegetables
Doctor:If milk is not causing any issues it can be taken
Doctor:If constipation happens taking prunes 3 or 4 in day will help
Doctor:A stomach massage will also help
Doctor:If pain in abdomen, an ultrasound should be taken
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Do you have any question?
User:I take smtimees alkohal in weekend
Doctor:Avoid taking alcohol completely
Doctor:It is not good for liver
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
Doctor:It seems that you are not responding
User:no more qus
User:thanks a lot..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
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