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Acidity with occasional constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello
User :   I have a lot of acidity
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   so was wondering what to do about it
User :   22,f,single,5"3, student,USA
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   100 ounds
User :   pounds
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   hmm not really... constipation sometimes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you avoid spicy and oily foods
User :   ahan i hardly eat any spicy food
Doctor :   eat regular meals at regular times
User :   n dont even consume too much of oil
Doctor :   your meals should be small and frequent
User :   ahan
Doctor :   avoid coffee, tea and other beverages
User :   yea i dont really intake cafene
Doctor :   take butter milk if possible
User :   how about juice
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   citrus fruits should be reduced
User :   ok
Doctor :   should bot be taken on empty stomach
Doctor :   are you on a diet?
User :   so is it going to cure the problem or just avoid it
User :   no i am not
Doctor :   citrus fruits should not be taken on empty stomach
User :   sure
Doctor :   also when the burning is unbearable take an antacid after food
User :   yea i do that often
Doctor :   is there any feeling of reflux?
User :   yes
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   that food is coming up into your throat?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should exercise regularly
Doctor :   walking, jogging or treadmill helps with reflux to an extent
User :   oh k
Doctor :   if the problem persists then you may need an
Doctor :   Upper GI Endoscopy
Doctor :   with a Gastroenterologist opinion
User :   ahan
Doctor :   just start with the meals and the exercise
User :   is there anything else that u advise any terms of food
User :   sure
Doctor :   and if the problem persisits you may have to visit a physician
User :   sure
Doctor :   for higher anti acidity drugs
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yea
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User :   i have 1 more problem sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have a irregular periods
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having these?
User :   and they last for a long time
User :   like 7 to 9 days sometimes
User :   couple of months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   has this happened before?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most common reason could be stress
Doctor :   did you have any change of job or location or any recent stress?
User :   no just normal stress
Doctor :   ok
User :   of studies and stuff
Doctor :   you should avoid stress
Doctor :   you can reduce it by walking and yoga
Doctor :   exercise relieves these problems by themselves
User :   ahan
Doctor :   spontaneously in a month or two
User :   so there is no medication needed for this problem
User :   ?
Doctor :   if not then you may have to consult a gynaecologist for physical examination and
Doctor :   a scan may be necessary
User :   ohk
Doctor :   first try the exercise
Doctor :   if it doesnt work
User :   yea sure
Doctor :   then you may have to see a gynaec
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanks
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