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Gastric problem and hair fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   I am not getting too much of gastric problem since few months
User :   sorry getting
User :   n lots of hair fall also
User :   any suggestion?
Doctor :   since how many months you have the gastric problem
User :   10 mnths

Doctor :   what is happening exactly
Doctor :   can you please describe
User :   gas is getting generated
User :   n i fill uncomfortable
Doctor :   Do you feel bloating and burps
User :   yaa
Doctor :   do you feel burning in stomach
User :   yes some times
Doctor :   how is your motion
Doctor :   daily
User :   its ok, but not in time
Doctor :   Do you take too many beverages
User :   i smoke

Doctor :   Ok
User :   n drick ocassinaly
Doctor :   Do you take beverages like coffee and tea
User :   yaa but not much
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   during the regualar meal time
User :   no
Doctor :   What is your routine meal times
User :   lunch at 11:30
User :   dinner 9:30
Doctor :   breakfast
User :   8 am
Doctor :   do you have spicy food
User :   not much
Doctor :   Do you have burnings in stomach n the night/cough in the night
User :   cough is not there

User :   but burning is there
Doctor :   Do you smoke after dinner
User :   no

Doctor :   ok
User :   i smoke after lunch

Doctor :   you most probably have a condition called Acute gastritis with mild reflux disease
User :   ok

Doctor :   It is because of the smoke+ beverages+ occasional alcohol
Doctor :   and you may not be having regular diet also
User :   yaa true
Doctor :   So all these add up to your problem
User :   ok

Doctor :   I can give you medications but they can solve your problem temporarily only
User :   ok
User :   so what should i do?
Doctor :   To get a long term treatment, you should cut down your smoking,
User :   ok
Doctor :   beverages
Doctor :   it is very difficult to cut down smoking
Doctor :   i mean difficult to stop but you can cut down the number to half
User :   yaa i know, even i tried so many times

Doctor :   adding to this is your diet, regularise it
Doctor :   to the specific timings
Doctor :   stop taking milk products, cheese, chocolates
Doctor :   ice creams
User :   ok

Doctor :   take dinner atleast 2hours before you sleep
Doctor :   make it a habit
User :   ok
Doctor :   put two pillows
User :   k
Doctor :   while you sleep
User :   both below the head?
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   take ulgel if you feel burning pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   otherwise Zinetac tablets three times a day for 7 days just before food
Doctor :   30 minutes
User :   ok
User :   Thank you very much sir..
Doctor :   but not much is done with out stopping smoking
Doctor :   and if you dont find much difference i think yoiu get
User :   will try to quit smoking
Doctor :   physically examined after 2 to 3 months
Doctor :   it takes sometime tosettle down the swelling in the stomach
Doctor :   anyting else i can help you with
User :   nothing much as of now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   bye
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