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Gastritis due to smoking, dietary precautions - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Smoking and Alcohol Addiction
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   sir i am having gastic problem
User :   can you help me?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   23,M,Software Developer,Mumabai,Bachlor,No
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   ya some time i smoke
User :   2 to 3 cigrate in a day
Doctor :   u need to quit smoking
Doctor :   if not the gastric problem will persists
Doctor :   it may also cause stomach cancer as well
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   I already tried it but even after quiting smoking the gastric prob remain same
Doctor :   no ur gastric will be increase becoz of smoking
Doctor :   that is medically proved
User :   no i don't have any but my parents have blood presuure prob
Doctor :   also u need to cut down amount of oily and spicy food u eat
User :   o.k sir
Doctor :   strictly avoid coffee, tea for sometime, consume less of them if not
User :   o.k sir
Doctor :   u can take
User :   is there any medicine i have to take
User :   which medicine
Doctor :   Gelusil MPS
Doctor :   2-3 teaspoonful after food three times a day for 1 week
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u need consult physician
Doctor :   and get a endoscopy done
User :   o.k
Doctor :   this is only for temporary
Doctor :   relief
User :   what is endoscopy
Doctor :   u might need anti ulcer treatment
Doctor :   for two weeks
Doctor :   it is test where a scope is passed
Doctor :   to look in ur food pipe
User :   o.k what is the charge of this test
Doctor :   to see if there any lesions
Doctor :   800 rs
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   o.k and where i can get it done
Doctor :   u can consult any gastroenterologist
Doctor :   or any hospital
Doctor :   they will get it done
Doctor :   please do write regarding ur progess to us
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
User :   o.k sir.
Doctor :   if u get the endoscopy done
Doctor :   anything else u would like us to help u with
User :   what about the food i can take
Doctor :   as far as possible u avoid taking spicy food
Doctor :   and oily food
Doctor :   have food on time
Doctor :   have food two hours before u go to bed
User :   o.k
Doctor :   and avoid taking coffee
User :   is there any effect of late sleeping
Doctor :   u can take vegetables and fruits
User :   i use to sleep at 2 o clock night
Doctor :   also avoid wearing tight upper t shirt
Doctor :   unlikely
User :   o.k
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
Doctor :   have a nice day
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