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Eating spicy food after recovering from stomach pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi doctor, which doctor am i speaking too?
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   How can I help you today?
User :   I talked to you the other day, regarding my stomach ache, do you remember?
Doctor :   Yes, I do remember you AAAAAAA
Doctor :   How are you feeling today?
User :   Well today, i have been eating constantly, and while i was at work, i ate 2 granola bars that had a lot of fiber in it. I felt terrific all day, and my stomach hasn't ached at all today, and my stool was solid and i have been actually feeling like myself today. For dinner, i ate wheat bread, baked grilled chicken, cucumber, tomato, lettuce sandwich. So does that mean i have fully recovered?
Doctor :   yes, you are recovering.
User :   So i am about 95%-99% recovered?
User :   because, i feel like i am 100% recovered.
Doctor :   This is as expected.
Doctor :   Hence continue with what you are doing now.
User :   So basically, i will continue to feel normal if i continue to eat normal right? And when can i start eating spicy foods?
Doctor :   You can slowly add them to your diet, however, your diet shouldn't be entirely containing extra spicy food and junk foods.
Doctor :   You are young man. You won't be needing any dietary restrictions.
User :   Yea, but like a little bit of spicy foods is okay to add with regular well based foods?
User :   So i am fully recovered right?
Doctor :   But remember, plenty of junk food , all spicy food and irregular eating habit isn't good for your stomach.
Doctor :   That should be fine.
User :   Yes, so i am fully recovered doctor?
Doctor :   You are fine now.
User :   Thank you for all the help doctor...really, i followed all your steps, and honestly i do feel 100% better.
User :   Is it okay to consume dairy products once again, like yogurt, or cheese?
Doctor :   Be regular with it, you should be doing better from now.
Doctor :   If you are allergic to lactose, then you will have to restrict the dairy products.
User :   What if i take lactose pills?
Doctor :   If there are no allergic factors, then there are no restrictions to it.
User :   Yeah, i am not allergic, but i take these lactose pills that digest the lactaid in the dairy, which i have no problem after i take it.
User :   but thank you doctor for all your help.
Doctor :   You are welcome.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   So since i am fully recovered, i can slowly eat spicy foods, with the addition of good healthy food.
Doctor :   Yes, you can.
User :   Okay thank you doctor, that will be all.
User :   Take care doctor!
Doctor :   Wish you good health.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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