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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   DR. XXXXXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   hi, from the last 2 days im having this gas problem and my palms are sweating
User :   feeling weak and little giddiness
Doctor :   please describe your symptoms in detail
User :   actually im feeling uneasy from the last 2 days, feeling like vomiting and having gas, and palms are sweating.
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment if any.
Doctor :   have you a any alteration in diet or sleeping pattern before you started having these symptoms?
Doctor :   are you on any medications at present?
User :   no diet change, stopped medication 2 days before as indicated by the doctor
Doctor :   is there burning sensation in chest, upper stomach discomfort, problem with passing stools, belching, burping, flatulence associated?
User :   presently having medication for anexity
Doctor :   what medications were you put on? could you tell their names and dosage?
User :   INDERAL 10* AND TRYPTOMER which i stopped 2 days before as indicated by doctor
Doctor :   is there burning sensation in chest, upper stomach discomfort, problem with passing stools, belching, burping, flatulence associated at present?
User :   for anexity : venpower 50,zulpride 50, XXXXXXXX cr 12.5
Doctor :   is there palpitation (increased heart beat) and sweating associated?
User :   feeling discomfort, problem for passing stool, burping after water intake,
User :   no but palms are sweating
Doctor :   is there breathing trouble associated? is there headache, or neck discomfort associated?
Doctor :   i would recommend you to go ahead with a BP measurement immediately to see if BP is raised. Inderal is usually given to get BP under control
Doctor :   Tryptomer is to control anxiety better
User :   but the doctor advised to stop Inderal
Doctor :   for now take Prilosec tablets once daily before food in morning
User :   ok
Doctor :   it should actually be stopped after making sure that BP is under control, and drug shoul dbe slowly tapered down in dosage
Doctor :   to see if BP is controlled even with low dosage
Doctor :   and then stopped
Doctor :   please get a BP check done first to rule out raised BP as cause for your symptoms
User :   am i having some serious problem now?
Doctor :   get started on the medication as suggested above for relief from gastric symptoms
Doctor :   I cannot comment on it until I have your BP readings. raised BP could be cause for the symptoms since your symptoms started immediately after stopping the two medications
Doctor :   hence getting a check done will help in finding the cause. If BP is found to be normal, then gastritis would be teh issue which can be controlled with medications and diet
User :   ok but does plams sweat due to gas
Doctor :   if BP is found to be raised, then you might need to go back on the medications that were stopped
Doctor :   no plams do not sweat due to gas, which is why I suspect it to be due to raised BP
Doctor :   *palms
Doctor :   after stopping the Inderal
User :   but when i was having this problem the doctor advised to stop the medications
Doctor :   did your symptoms start before stopping the medications or after stopping them?
Doctor :   and have they gone worse after stopping on the medications?
User :   before stopping the medications
Doctor :   have the symptoms gone worse after stopping on the medications? or have they become better?
User :   it is worse
Doctor :   then it indicates need to have a check done again since they have gone worse
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye
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