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Diet plans for a gastritis patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   how are u ?
Doctor :   How can I help you
Doctor :   am doing good You need to tell me about you
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 :   age 32 yrs male
User :   single
Doctor :   ok
User :   2 months ago i developed this pain, i have this upper abdominal pain for which i am receiving treatment
Doctor :   ok
User :   the doc says that it is gastric
User :   the problem is i do not know what to eat
Doctor :   What was the Diagnosis and What are the treatment or the medications that you are taking now
User :   i have given various tests
User :   blood test, stool test
User :   one of the tests confirmed some sort of bacteria
User :   and it was confirmed negative for hi poleri
Doctor :   Helico Bacter Pylori you mean
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think so
User :   i am treated with pantozol 40 mg
Doctor :   What was the other tests that were done did you have some thing called 24 hr Ph study done any time
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   earlier i was on a very strong antibiotics
User :   for 4 weeks
User :   which caused nausea, weakness and dizziness
Doctor :   Did you complete the entire course of the treatment
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is your Diet that you take routinely
User :   i need to what is the diet i need to follow
User :   i usually cook at home
User :   i started having lot of raw vegetables and with some bolied meat(chicken/mutton/fish)
Doctor :   ok that is good
User :   but when i have raw vegetables like carrot, cucumber, letttuce, peas
User :   seems like it generates gas
Doctor :   Avoid eating fried, fatty, junk foods, and excessive chocolates.
Doctor :   Avoid eating onions, citrus fruits, spicy foods, as they worsen the acid reflux or acidity disease.
Doctor :   Alcohol and Caffeine in any form should be stopped
Doctor :   Avoid eating protein-rich and calcium-rich foods like milk and dairy products at night.
Doctor :   Quit Smoking if you do smoke
User :   i stopped milk
Doctor :   Eat dinner two to three hours before sleep.
User :   i used to but i have not touched a cigarrete sice 2 months
User :   ok
Doctor :   Well you shall need to keep up the good effort here after too
Doctor :   Drink at least 4-5 liters of water during the day
User :   i have not had alchol till last night
Doctor :   Eat small meals by dividing your regular 3 meals during the day to 5 meals during the day, taking care to see that you do not keep your stomack empty for more than 4 hours.
User :   i do have plent of water
Doctor :   You need to take at least 3-4 liters minimal during the day
User :   yes iam having small meals summing upto 5 meals a day
Doctor :   That shall take care of your condition then
Doctor :   nothing to be worried about
User :   i work out at the gym so i need lot of proteins and zero fat food so i do not know what to include in my diet
Doctor :   ok
User :   coz when i have potato, cabbage cauliflower
Doctor :   Proteins are found in large amounts in Beans and Nuts and dates and Meat red meat especially
Doctor :   Potatoes can be avoided
User :   k
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Soya and Tofu are good sources of vegetarian proteins
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thank u doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   Are you Back ?
Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   yes
User :   hi
Doctor :   Are you back?
User :   ya
Doctor :   s there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   yes
User :   regarding brown bread and white bread
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i jyust had one choclate croissant
User :   and i have some sort of itch in by stomuch
User :   i find it very difficult to restrict myself
User :   i dont know what to do
User :   coz sometime milk does not have any effect at all but yesterday i had the same sort of pinch in my abdomen
User :   it is not a pain
User :   it is not at all aggravating
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it is like a stomuch cramps
Doctor :   Brown bread is made out of wheat flour which is unrefined like atta
User :   ok
Doctor :   regular bread is made out of maida or refined flour
User :   i have dal
Doctor :   regular bread has much less fibre and has more carbohydrates and is much more fattening than brown bread
User :   ok
User :   doc, what abt dal? coz i cook dal without tamrind
User :   and add tomatoes only sometimes
User :   coz i have totally stopped sour food items
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i have stopeed adding lime, vinegar
User :   into my food
Doctor :   Yes, dal is good in limited quantities
User :   k
Doctor :   more amount of pulses can lead to gas formation.
User :   doc what abt sprouts
User :   can i have sprouts
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i am having lot of curds and banana i dont know how good it is for me
Doctor :   They are good protein sources but you should remember that sprouts, beans, pulses and legumes can lead to flatulence
Doctor :   curds and banana are good but they are high calorie and if you are looking for weight reduction, they must be avoided
User :   coz i feel some sort of soothing effect in my stomuch when have curds and banana
User :   ok
User :   doc does this infection lead to ulcer or iam in the initial stages of ulcer
Doctor :   As you were tested negative for H. Pylori
Doctor :   there is probably no infection
Doctor :   and whether the ulcer is formed or not yet can be confirmed only by endoscopy.
User :   i have done xray and i think i have got endoscopy report
User :   overall report said everything is fine only some gas boules found on the left side of my abdomen
Doctor :   Then you have no ulcer and the symptoms are probably of acidity
Doctor :   also known as Acid Peptic Disease (APD)
User :   doc for endoscopy do they ask u to have lot of water before doing the
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   i had a test
User :   i was advised to have a lot of water
Doctor :   ok
User :   there was nothing found in the test
User :   so u are advising me to continiue the same medication
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   That would suffice.
User :   with a strict diet
Doctor :   Along with the diet advice I gave you.
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   If possible, exercise regularly
Doctor :   that would help to an extent
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   doc may i ask where in India are u located
User :   yes doc i did fill the form
Doctor :   We are Bangalore based.
User :   oh ok
Doctor :   oK
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so there is no need for panic , coz i was worried if it was peptic Ulcer
Doctor :   No, As the endoscopy report
Doctor :   was normal, there is nothing to worry
User :   so it is just the bacteria which has to be got rid off
User :   doc can i have citrus fruits
User :   like mandarins
Doctor :   The acisity should be got rid off
User :   can i have raw tomatoes
Doctor :   Yes, in limited amounts if you cant avoid them.
Doctor :   Anything else?
User :   alright. i might as well not eat them
Doctor :   Better to avoid.
User :   thank u doc u have anserwered al most everyhting i need to know
User :   u know it gets really fruatrated coz, iam from down south and we eat lot of spice
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   I understand
User :   i stopped adding chilly and other spices in my food
User :   can i add a pinch of pepper powder in my food
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   can i add a pinch of pepper in my food
Doctor :   A little bit would be fine, any spice in moderation is fine.
User :   ok
User :   thank u very much
User :   for all ur advise
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   for any further advise on the same
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   You are always welcome.
User :   can i write to u
User :   coz i have to explain my whole case to a new doc
User :   alright
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   u have a good day Doc
Doctor :   bye for now.
User :   bye
Doctor :   are you Back ?
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