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Have stomach pain above belly button. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you ?
User:actually morning i have lite stomach pain.
Doctor:Can you specify the location ?
User:Left side of the stomach
Doctor:Is it in the above the belly button or below/on the right side/left or between?
User:left side only
Doctor:Is it above the belly button (umbilicus) or below?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes..above belly button
User:i have lite pain only not severe.
Doctor:Do you have vomiting / fever?
Doctor:Have you tried any medications?
Doctor:Have you had your breakfast now?
Doctor:If the food increased or reduced the pain?
User:no..i didn't take anything
User:i am going to take only
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms you describe is more likely to be due to gastritis.
Doctor:It will settle down gradually.
Doctor:A few medications that will help you now is
User:please tell me the medicine name
Doctor:1. Syp. Mucain gel / gelusil 5ml taken half an hour before food thrice a day for 5 days.
User:ok ok .
Doctor:2. In addition to this medicine, avoid any spicy diet
Doctor:3. Restrict coffee/tea or other beverages for few days.
Doctor:4. And be regular with your diet.
User:yesterday night i had chicken..i think may be
Doctor:The chicken probably may have aggravated the problem,
Doctor:but the cause is usually not just that chicken you had.
Doctor:Be regular with your diet and restrict coffee/tea as and when possible.
User:ok doctor
Doctor:Any high spicy diet can precipitate the symptom.
Doctor:You will be fine soon.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:ya sure i will follow..thanks for your great suggestion.
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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