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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   please go ahead
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   i get pain in chest ....very often after eating.......sometime very severe for 1 to 2 hours...
i had visited doctor 4 to 6 months back fo rwhich he advised me to tale librax for 2 weeks

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i had got endoscopy also done and he says its fine and just be was fine for again i get severe pain after eating lunch and dinner....
Doctor :   ok
User :   30 yrs Male Hr professional 56 kg
Doctor :   ok
User :   its severe pain soemtimes like an heart attack..for 1 to 2 hours

Doctor :   have you gotten an ecg done?

Doctor :   recently?
User :   i take librax whenever i get pain for a week...i want to know whats the solutions

User :   yes egc is also fine
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   no i dont have any health problem
Doctor :   ok
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 :   i used to be a social drinker and smoker..but have stopped now for a month or more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you modified your diet?
User :   yes i can say

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you on any medivcations now?
Doctor :   medicines?
Doctor :   other than librax?

Doctor :   how are your bowels?
User :   no medication now...had taken librax after doctor prescribed for 3 weees i guess in march after that henver i got pain took librax for a week...but i want to have permanent solution for this

User :   other than librax no
Doctor :   are you taking any antacids?

User :   bowels are quite ok

User :   no antacids

Doctor :   i suggest that you take small meals at frequent intervals
User :   but when the pain is severe i take omez

Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any other alternative
Doctor :   i think the problem could be due to either stress or reflux
User :   am sure not stress but could be reflux
Doctor :   you should exercise regularly
Doctor :   as it would help bot the problems
Doctor :   walking or treadmill is best
Doctor :   also when was the endoscopy done?
User :   is there any kind of surgery i have to go thruuu..thats what i read if the pain is severe and regular
User :   in march

Doctor :   but you need to find a cause
Doctor :   when was the endoscopy done?
User :   in march
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get an endoscopy again as any problem
Doctor :   would have manifested by now
Doctor :   are you having a lt of stress?
User :   ok
User :   no stress for sure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if it is an ulcer or anything
Doctor :   appropriate treatment can be started
Doctor :   also are you having any cough or respiratory difficulty?
User :   no

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there burning behind the chest?
Doctor :   heart burn?
Doctor :   are you there Vachan?
User :   heartburn--yes..i can feel whatever i have eaten cooming upwards to lungs...and ofcourse sever pain in between chest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the cause may be reflux
Doctor :   reflux has no permanent remedy
User :   it gets eggravted if i drink water more

Doctor :   its usually dealt with life style modification
User :   ok

Doctor :   i suggest you get an endoscopy done again
Doctor :   meanwhile i also suggest that you take small frequent meals
Doctor :   bland in nature
Doctor :   avoid coffee and tea
Doctor :   and soft drinks
Doctor :   avoid lemon and other spices and excess oily food
User :   ok i dont take any of those

Doctor :   as they irritate your stomach
Doctor :   have butter milk
Doctor :   and other fluids
Doctor :   aleays sip fluids
Doctor :   always
Doctor :   and exercise regularly as it improves
User :   ok

Doctor :   your abdominal muscles
Doctor :   and prevents reflux if there is any
Doctor :   do not sleep immediately
Doctor :   after eating
User :   ok
Doctor :   sit in an erect position
Doctor :   also dont move around a lot immediately after meals
Doctor :   avoid outsde food
Doctor :   and get an endoscopy repeated
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY

Mobile : 0000 Please confirm your details
User :   done

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  

Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thank you

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   i think

User :   one sec
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have severe pain now....any temporary medicine when i get pain and its unbearable
Doctor :   take syp digene 2 tsfs now
Doctor :   after that take the omez tab
User :   will tablets help...din

User :   digene tablets
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   syp is more effective
Doctor :   but for now have the tabs
User :   ok

Doctor :   get the endoscopy done
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   ok bye for now
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