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Cause of gastrtits with vomiting during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am 10 weeks pregnant, and i recently threw up a large amount of blood. my doctor prescribed me a pill that could help...but since then i have been having serious stomach pain...and it hurts more when im lieing down or at night...and this pain has been goin on for the past 4 weeks...please help me... thank you
Doctor :   Can you describe the nature of the pain?
Doctor :   Does it feel like a burning sensation?
Doctor :   Where exactly is the pain located?
User :   located in my stomach
User :   under my breast
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no it feels like sharp pains
User :   the pain you get when u are over filled
Doctor :   Ok
User :   asif u have eaten too much
Doctor :   Do you have nausea or vomiting?
User :   yes both
User :   vomit twice a day
Doctor :   Ok
User :   used to be more but im taking a non vomiting pill
User :   and the nausea always occur everytime i wake up
Doctor :   Have you had similar vomiting with blood again after the first episode?
User :   yh but just small traces this time
User :   not as heavy as the first time
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   the first time the whole sick was full of blood
User :   just blood coming from my mouth
Doctor :   You are probably having gastritis induced by vomiting.
Doctor :   I would suggest you the following measures that can assist you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   1. use antacids three times a day before your diet.
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. It is essential that you eat regularly, and preferrably small meals and frequent meals.
Doctor :   3. You can use a glass of milk when ever you have this pain.
Doctor :   3. Vomiting is very common during the early pregnancy due to the action of the hormones.
Doctor :   You may need to modify your diet accordingly.
User :   ok
Doctor :   some people feel more nauseated with certain types of food, if you have any particular diet that induces vomiting, preferrably avoid it.
User :   wot foods reduce nauseated
User :   occuring less
Doctor :   If they are occurring more frequently or if you have severe symptoms, you may benefit from the use of drugs.
User :   wot drug would you recommend
Doctor :   SInce the antiemetic drugs that are available as OTC are not safe during pregnancy, I would suggest you to consult your gynaecologist if you need those medications.
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   The type of food are not the same for every individual.
User :   well doctor gave me some medice to use everyday
Doctor :   Since no food is restricted during pregnancy, you may choose the diet according to your choice.
User :   so im goin to carry on using it also wiv some of the methods you gave me
Doctor :   5.Avoid spicy and deep fried foods.
Doctor :   5. Restrict caffeine consumtions.
Doctor :   6. If you are on iron pills, they can also induce gastritis, in such cases report it to your doctor.
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