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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
User :   i am having slight in abdomen since yesterday
User :   slighly gastic
User :   pain while having food
Doctor :   Where is the pain located?
User :   upper abdomen
User :   its like pin pericing in your stomach
Doctor :   Do you have neause/vomiting?
User :   small area of the abdomen, but you feel it when you have something to eat and drink
User :   no
Doctor :   How long you have this?
User :   i have taken ocid 20 today
User :   since yesterday evening
Doctor :   Do u smoke/ drink alcohol?
User :   no smoking, very less alcohol
Doctor :   Is it mild or severe? pin?
Doctor :   *pain?
User :   mild
Doctor :   It is tender to touch?
Doctor :   Is it painful to touch?
User :   its not painful to touch but slightly tight stomach
User :   and its a very mild pain but i feel the heaviness
User :   in the stomach
Doctor :   It is most likey 1.Gastritis
User :   and i have to travel tomorrow
Doctor :   Other possibilities include GERD
Doctor :   Peptic ulcer
Doctor :   Initially you need to take Pavtodac or Pantop 40 mg daily sfor 20 days
Doctor :   if it does not get better I recommend you to Surgeon and get the physical examination done
Doctor :   If it doe snot subside , u also need UGI studies
Doctor :   Do you follow me?
User :   how many pantop 40 in day
Doctor :   Usually only one is enough
User :   and if i have loose motion then anything required to be taken
User :   ok after meal
Doctor :   but if the pain not controlled u can take t times for 5 day then 1 for 15 days
Doctor :   Any time
Doctor :   Avoid coffee, alcohol, spicy food.
User :   i also had slight loose motion
Doctor :   DO you have any other questions ?
Doctor :   Drink pleny of water
Doctor :   Eat bland diet
Doctor :   U can use 3-4 electrolyte sachets /day
Doctor :   mix in jug and drink from jug
Doctor :   DO u follow me?
User :   but will pantop take care of the motion
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Loose motions will get better
Doctor :   How many u have per day yesterday
User :   only 1 in the morning that was loose and 1 today, but since i have to travel tomorrow early morning to chennai wanted to be comfortable
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   That will get better
User :   i had ocid 20 in the morning can i take pantop today
Doctor :   you can take either
Doctor :   it does not hurt
Doctor :   U can take it for today
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can assist?
User :   ok fine
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