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Getting pain in the mid part of stomach. Reason? Cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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User:hi i am XXXXX from XXXXXXX
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:i am getting pain in the mid part of stomach
User:its tolerable only but i donno y
User:its coming
Doctor:may i know ur age ?
Doctor:and ur height and weight ?
User:80 wt
Doctor:does the pain come on eating specific foods ?
User:basically when i do smoke i will get this..sometimes in the morning i woke up
User:i m getting this
Doctor:please mention ur height too
User:169 cm
Doctor:your pain appears mostly to be due to gastritis, associated with smoking
Doctor:smoking causes excess stimulation of acid secretion , which causes such pain
Doctor:try to reduce smoking to help u
User:yes i m trying but due to pressure i live with it
User:i will smoke 5 per day
User:i stopped so many times but again i started
Doctor:you can try, to take GELUSIL MPS syrup, 2-3 tsp, when u have such pain , or after meals too
User:to overcome that pain , if i drink more water i wont get that pain rite
Doctor:in addition, you can try Nicorette gum, TO get rid of smoking
Doctor:water, does not help to neutralize the acid
Doctor:yes, daily when ever you have pain
User:ok thanks
User:to show this to doctor which specialized doctor i have to consult
User:is it required to show to the doctor since pain is tolerable?
Doctor:not right now
Doctor:try the gelusil for now
Doctor:it should help
Doctor:in addition, avoid smoking or try to quit it , with help of nicorette gum
User:ya sure i will try
User:if we take gelusil regularly is there any issue will come?
Doctor:you can quit smoking at one go, and take nicorette gum, to avoid smoking
Doctor:so not smoke and use the gum together
Doctor:no, gelusil is the safe medicaiton, no side effects
User:its chewing gum?
Doctor:yes, it s a form of chewing gum
User:i have one doubt..if i do smoke and go and kiss my will affect him?
User:i wont do smoke infront of him
Doctor:smoking in the same room, causes passive smoke to get to ur kids
Doctor:this usually results in asthma, bronchitis, and recurrent infections
Doctor:in addition, the smell of tobacco , in the mouth, will be offensive to kids
Doctor:hence , i would not advise you to smoke at your house at all
Doctor:do u have any other questions or doubts ?
User:i wont smoke in my house..basically i will do smoke in office only..before leaving office i will do mouth wash ..that wont remove the smell of tobacco
User:basically the stomach related issue which specialist i have to consult?
Doctor:it does not remove the whole smell
Doctor:but you can try breath mints etc
User:basically the stomach related issue which specialist i have to consult?
Doctor:with the gastritis issue, you can consult a general practiioner or a Medicine specialist
User:i am having white hairs overcome that i am using XXXXXXX
User:somewhere i read that it leads to it true?
Doctor:you mean due to use of dyes ?
Doctor:use of contaminated and cheaper dyes, can cause skin irritation, and with large time use, may result in cancer
User:i will use monthly once
User:is it consider as Large time use?
Doctor:but using good herbal preparations, which have natural colors, they are not harmful
User:i am using banjaras herbal XXXXXXX only
Doctor:no, it will not cause much trouble
User:once i put XXXXXXX for 1 or 2 days i will get mild itching..after that i wont face any issues
Doctor:u can use herbal dyes
Doctor:but , make sure that its the original product , as now adays most products are available in duplicate and they are harmful
User:last kid often get cold..during cold time he cant breath using his nose rite.that time he will breath a days its been like his habit
User:he is 2 1/2 yrs old
Doctor:it is common due to colds,
User:even he dont have cold / no nose blockage still he is breathing in his we can practise him to breath in his nose..
Doctor:you can get him a steam inhalation , via a steamer
Doctor:3-4 times a day , to help relieve his nose blocks
User:no point is eventhough he is not having to breathe in his nose he is not doing that
Doctor:in some cases, kids , have a enlarged tonsils or adenoid glands, that block the nasal passage
Doctor:hence they are prone to breath by mouth
Doctor:but, this eventually passes off, and he will grow out of it
User:ok thanks dr
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