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Gastric, from 4 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi]
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am having gas troubles for past 3-4 months
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   ill help you
User :   my stomach makes much noise
User :   ????
Doctor :   yeas
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ur age/
User :   22
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol
User :   nothing

Doctor :   the prob it seems is coz of the flatulence
Doctor :   increased gas production
User :   flatulnce?

User :   so what is the cause for that ?
Doctor :   Flatulence is the presence of excess wind or gas in the digestive tract
User :   and what is the possible remedy for that?
Doctor :   the cause are
Doctor :   Normal breakdown of certain undigested foods by harmless bacteria naturally present in the large intestines.
User :   oic
Doctor :   Air swallowing (aerophagia)
Doctor :   The most common treatments to reduce the discomfort of gas are changing dietary habits, taking medication and reducing the amount of air swallowed. Medicines such as antacids with simethicone and activated charcoal and reduce the symptoms.
Doctor :   Simethicone which is a foaming agent that joins gas bubbles in the stomach so that gas is more easily belched away. Digestive enzymes, such as lactase supplements, also help by digesting carbohydrates and may allow people to eat foods that normally cause gas. Activated charcoal tablets may provide relief from gas in large intestines.
User :   what is the specific name of the tablet, so tht i can take
Doctor :   u can take'

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