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Constant stomach problem, taking flagyl, no improvement, gastritis, no loose motions. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello Doctor
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   since some days I am having constant stomach problem
Doctor :   Ok
User :   motion is not clear
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am taking Flagyl since 3 days
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but not seeing much improvement
Doctor :   OK
User :   there is no loose motion...but its not clear n my stomach is not happy :(
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: User :   ok
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   27
Doctor :   Along with constipation do you have any associated symptoms like nausea?
Doctor :   Gastritis?
User :   no...yeah Gastric tendency is there
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i usually hav it...but its under control
Doctor :   Did you see a doctor for these symptoms?
User :   no
Doctor :   May I know who suggested you flagyl?
User :   my father is a doctor..he suggested me over phone
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that you are suffering with constipation and flagyl wont help as this is an antibiotic which would kill the normal flora present in our gut too which helps in digestion.
Doctor :   You need to follow these measures: Doctor :   1. Consume lots of water and fruit juices
User :   ok
Doctor :   (3 to 4 litres a day)
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. You can take prokinetic drugs like itopride which would help in motility of the gut and would reduce constipation.
Doctor :   Please discuss about this drug with your doctor.
User :   ok
Doctor :   4. You can have Isabgul Powder three tsp in a night with water.
User :   yeah
Doctor :   This is high fibre product improve in motility.
User :   ok
User :   i will follow what ever you have suggested
Doctor :   I feel with these measures you should be fine.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   yes
User :   i will do whatever you have suggested
User :   lets see
User :   thanks for your help
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   no doctor..thats it
User :   i wil end the chat
User :   thank u
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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