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Patient having appetite loss, symptoms of ulcer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Peptic Ulcer
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I am happy to share my problems with you doctor
Doctor :   ok
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User :   Yes sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   The problem is that I am not eating properly for the last 3 months. No hungry. After eating food. There is problem starting problem my stomach. Including gas forming and cough jams in neck.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age : 47
User :   Sex : Male
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there sir?
User :   Married, Mumbai, Wife two children
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you overweight?
User :   No wt is 50 only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   nothing. I drunk once in 3 months.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
User :   s. I consulted doctor and did all my body check up. had all types of medicines. No cure.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you having any sour fluid coming up into your mouth occassionally
User :   no sour fluid.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you avoid all oily spicy food
Doctor :   and junk food
User :   that I had stopped last 3 months
Doctor :   also take antacids like gelusil or digene after food
Doctor :   2 tsfs
Doctor :   twice a day
Doctor :   are you currently using any medications?
User :   s
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which ones?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   s sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   not really remembering the names of them
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you gotten an endoscopy done?
User :   no. But enjography done
User :   sorry.
Doctor :   what is the color of your stool?
User :   yellow brown
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most common cause could be an ulcer
Doctor :   you need to get that evaluated by a gastroenterologist
User :   I have done my whole body. check up. nothing is visible
Doctor :   and get an upper gi endoscopy done
Doctor :   the ulcer wont be visible anywhere except in endoscopy
Doctor :   also avoid bending for prolonged periods
Doctor :   wearing tight belts
User :   no sir
User :   and is is advisable to do endoscopy in this age
Doctor :   'there is no problem at 50 yrs
Doctor :   they could give you specific drugs
Doctor :   if an ulcer has been found out
Doctor :   90% cases get cured with therapy
Doctor :   if not surgery may be required but not in most cases
User :   thank you I will do so . answer for your earlier question: no taste feeling in tough
User :   how can i contact your tomorrow and after
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User :   no sir
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User :   i have done the submit
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User :   I will first try diegine for a week. If no cure I will do endoscopy which I advised and I will get back to you . Is it correct sir.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   also avoid coffee, tea
Doctor :   and eat a completely bland diet
User :   thanks. thanks for timely advice sir.
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye sir
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