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Diet advice for a person having duodenal ulcer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Good morning
Doctor :   How can I Help you
User :   I am an ulcer patient
Doctor :   Very good morning to you too..or afternoon i must say..
User :   suffering from dudoenal ulcer
User :   duodenal ulcer
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having it..
User :   I had been into call centers initially and now into IT..was initially having gastric problems
Doctor :   are you on any medications for the same
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age : 28 Gender : male Occupation : IT industry Marital status : unmarried Dependants : Yes
User :   had taken treatment from a gastroentrologist last year
User :   took medicines like Razo-d and mebaspa-AL, wasnt having any cure so switched over to homeopathic mdedicines
Doctor :   What is your Diet and how regular are you at it..
Doctor :   do you take spicy foods or oily foods and Non-Veg. diet.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   I take normal diet nowadays after quitting call center industry at normal timings'
User :   Smoking : 1/2 cigarettes and alcohol : oocasionally
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you reduce it since teh start of the disease.or has it been the same..
Doctor :   When do you feel this pain worsens or incersaes..
Doctor :   and whendo you have relief..
User :   With homeopathic medicines initially there was some relief and after some time the problem persisted and the homeo doctor advised endoscopy thro which it was diagnosed as duodenal ulcer
Doctor :   ok.
User :   feel pain when I eat heavily or spicy /ily foods
User :   sorry oily foods
User :   but sometimes even after normal food I get blocks in the oesophagus and wobbling sensation in the stomach
Doctor :   Duodenal ulcer will require..duodenal tissue culture is a laboratory exam to check a piece of tissue from the first part of the small intestine (duodenum) for infection-causing organisms.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   due to excessive production of gas
Doctor :   were any Biopsy taken form the Duodenal Ulcer.
User :   no
User :   Due to this I even have irregular bowel movements
User :   I assume
Doctor : will be needed since then the appropriate Antibiotic can be given and this condition can be resolved..
Doctor :   Yes it will be a feature of Ulcers..
Doctor :   as they will irritate the Bowel below..
User :   and the homeo doctor suggested it as IBS [ irritable bowel syndrome ]
User :   and also assume both these are inter related
Doctor :   That cannot be Diagnosed now since the Ulcer needs to be Under control and then it will be clearer..
Doctor :   How ever there are possibilities that you could be Harboring both..
Doctor :   A type of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori, also called H. pylori, commonly causes this.
Doctor :   Antibiotics to kill Helicobacter pylori will need to be initiated.
User :   Have been taking homeopathic treatment for around 8-9 months and I am not sure if I need to continue that or go for some enhanced treatment thro normal allopathy
Doctor :   homeopathic treatment since i have no knowledge it will not be right for me to comment on..
Doctor :   but there are very effective treatmentn modalities
Doctor :   inAllopathy
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User :   do u have a permanent remedy for these problems
User :   ok
Doctor :   Your diet will be the key
Doctor :   Regular diet 5meals a day..
User :   ok
Doctor :   at thetimeof having the pian sensation you need to take any solid food stuffs.
Doctor :   and medications like Ulcer protectives..
Doctor :   Sucralfate MPS syrup..
Doctor :   2 tea spoons at the time Of pain..
User :   ok
Doctor :   diet will be the key..
User :   ok
Doctor :   should consider not smoking or using other tobacco products
Doctor :   reduce your alcohol consumption and caffeine intake.
Doctor :   drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen should be avoided..
Doctor :   learning how to manage stress, and getting plenty of rest and exercise. 4-5 liters of water will help..
Doctor :   Are you tere
User :   sure
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Is there any ting else that i can tel you ..
User :   thats it for now doctor , thanks for ir advice
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