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Severe gastritis and acidity,causes,treatment,diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i am facing gastic rpoblem since 5 years after having medicions again now this is reapeted again what needs to be done
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have
Doctor :   i would also need to know your age occupation
User :   Having pain in stomack in diffirent places, gas coming out from mouth freequently, headchace, uneasy ness, 29, Sales
Doctor :   how are your food habits ?regular or irregular
Doctor :   do you smoke or drink alcohol regularly
User :   recent days regular
Doctor :   ok
User :   no smoke and drink
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   u mean no smoke and no drink
User :   exatly
Doctor :   u must also follow certain norms for healthy eating habits
Doctor :   it helps a lot
User :   ok
Doctor :   your previous irregular eating habits is probably the reason
Doctor :   behind the present problem
Doctor :   have you been on medication for this problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any medication as of now
Doctor :   anytime did u get endoscopy done?
User :   no
Doctor :   its important for u to get the investigation done at the earliest
User :   it long time back i had 4-6 red dots in left side
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long it was it done
User :   2 yrs
Doctor :   please get it done at the earliest
User :   ok
Doctor :   i will give u tips to overcome
Doctor :   make sure u have less spicy food
User :   ok
Doctor :   no junk foods
User :   ok
Doctor :   important thing is u need to have food on time
Doctor :   if ur overweight reduce the weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoid taking pain killers
Doctor :   it will make ur gastritis condition even worse
Doctor :   avoid wearing tight upper body t shitrs
Doctor :   they will cause the lower esophageal sphincter lax and cause acidity
Doctor :   u will need two weeks of antiulcer treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you able to follow?
Doctor :   if u have any doubt please ask me
User :   carry on
Doctor :   thats it
Doctor :   if u have any doubt please ask
Doctor :   also avoid taking citrus fruits when u have gastritis, take only fresh curds
User :   i need to take any medication
Doctor :   yes u need antiulcer therapy for 2 weeks
Doctor :   which ur gastroenterologist will tell
Doctor :   you
Doctor :   when he is done with endoscopy
Doctor :   Stress increases your risk of heart attack and stroke, dampens your immune system and can trigger or aggravate skin problems. It also increases stomach acid production and slows digestion
Doctor :   Because stress is unavoidable for most people, the key is to learn to handle it effectively a task that's made easier by a nutritious diet, adequate rest, regular exercise and healthy ways to relax
Doctor :   If you have trouble relaxing, consider taking up meditation or studying yoga or tai chi. These disciplines can help focus your mind, calm your anxieties and reduce physical tension. In addition, therapeutic massage may loosen taut muscles and calm frazzled nerves
Doctor :   Aerobic exercise that increases your breathing and heart rate also stimulates the activity of intestinal muscles, helping to move food waste through your intestines more quickly
User :   advise me which fruts are suited for my helth
Doctor :   u can take all fruits other than citrus fruits like lemon and orange
Doctor :   even this can taken once u fiish ur antiulcer treatment
Doctor :   avoid taking coffee, tea as well
Doctor :   for next month
Doctor :   one month
Doctor :   once the ulcer if present heals
Doctor :   u can take food normally
Doctor :   make sure u have food on time
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Doctor :   are you there Shivakumar
User :   yes
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
User :   thanx
Doctor :   ur welcome
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