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Slight pain in left side under the rib cage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Nov-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User:Hello Doctor
User:I have a query
Doctor:Pl go ahead
User:From the last 10-15 days I have been having kind of a slight pain/cramp on the left side under the rib cage
User:the thing is I was in Europe for the last 7 months
User:then when I came back to India I ate a lot of spicy food etc etc
User:It was XXXXXXX XXXXXXX in kolkata so you can imagine
User:even now, it happens randomly
User:but mostly after eating
Doctor:Ok gastritis or dyspepsia can be suspected in such a setting
User:its not exactly an unbearale pain
Doctor:You can try Tab ZINETAC 150mg before every meal for a week
Doctor:Stop spicy food, garlic, potato
User:but its like something is holding or groping
Doctor:Avoid fried stuff
User:ok sure
User:also, I have a few parties lined up
User:so do I refrain from alcohol totally
Doctor:Sure refrain from alcohol
User:ok Soctor
User:I will try ZINETAC
User:thank you
Doctor:Do you have anything to discuss further?
User:nothing as of now
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me. Bye for now.
User:thank you
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