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Indigestion or muscular pain cause for abdominal pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Abdominal Pain
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor
Doctor :   Good evening.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   good evening
User :   In my stomach one side only pain is coming
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am sleeping daily flat way. Otherwise pain is coming while sleeping side way.
User :   Please suggest me
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
Doctor :   On which side of the abdomen are you having this pain?
User :   right side
User :   last 2 months onwards
Doctor :   Is the pain above or below your belly button/umbilicus?
User :   above
Doctor :   Can you describe the pain - is it like cramps or burning sensation or dull ache?
User :   Ya its coming only while sleeping side way. that time i will change then it will solve. its light pain only
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have nausea, vomiting associated with the symptoms?
User :   No doctor
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   pain only
Doctor :   Do you have history of diabetes, high blood pressure?
User :   25 years
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   I dont have diabetes and blood pressure
User :   I dont have smoke. But occationally i am taking alcohol
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   Your symptoms are not consistent with any serious medical illness.
Doctor :   It probably could be one of the following 3 conditions
User :   Ok
Doctor :   1. Indigestion
Doctor :   2. Muscular pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Somatic pain secondary to psychogenic factors
Doctor :   The last is a possibility if you have associated symptoms such as lack of sleep, stress, anxiety and other factors.
Doctor :   These 3 conditions are not serious concern and do not need any specific treatment. The measures that you need to follow are
Doctor :   1. Regular eating habits,
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. Avoid spicy food, caffeine and beverages
Doctor :   3. Stop going to bed as soon as you finish your dinner, you need to have your dinner 2 hours before you get to the bed
User :   ok
Doctor :   4. Good and regular sleep
User :   ok
Doctor :   5. Avoid too hard and too soft bed/mattress when you lie
Doctor :   6. Avoid using too many pillow.
Doctor :   6. Use syp gelusil 1 teaspoon half an hour before your dinner for 2 weeks.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Finally involve in physical exerices, proper weight control , yoga and mediations.
Doctor :   These are the few measures that will help in treating/preventing the pain.
Doctor :   If symptoms persists inspite of the measures, you will need evaluation that includes
Doctor :   blood test, scans and endoscopy.
User :   My stomach also increasing last two monthes onwards only
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you are passing stools regularly, then it is probably due to the fat deposition described medically as trunkal obesity.
Doctor :   Other possible reasons for abdominal distension are medical conditions such as anemia, liver problems, renal problems or heart problems,
Doctor :   Since you do not have any associated symptoms
Doctor :   the possibility of these medical conditions is unlikely.
Doctor :   So you need not concern.
Doctor :   Exercises and proper diet will help you in treating the condition
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   Surely i will fallow doctor
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   No doctor thank u very much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   Bye Bye
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