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Stomach ache, constipation, giddiness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi]
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I need some help and advice
Doctor :   Sure. please proceed
User :   Since last 2 days I was suffering from stomach ache, bloated feeling and kind of constipated feeling
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Yesterday I managed to go to the doc
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she said everything is fine looks somthing wrong u ate nothing to worry, she gave me Razo tab & Moza to eat for 2 weeks
Doctor :   Ok
User :   suddenly today I am feeling kind of guiddy
User :   if i get up from bed and see somewhere my head swings
Doctor :   Ok
User :   even now as i am bending and typing once i lift my head and see the screen it feels like a swing and strange feeling
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I am so confused what is wrong with me doc
Doctor :   I would like to know a few more things before I can suggest you: User :   my bp was checked yesterday
User :   130/70
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes sir pls ask me
Doctor :   thats in normal range.
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   37
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
Doctor :   May I know your occupation?
User :   yes very sparingly, not a habbit
User :   I am into sales of insurance
Doctor :   Did you consume anything outside in the recent past?
User :   yes sir, every day afternoon i have food in some restaurant
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   DO you suffer with any diagnosed medical condition?
User :   nothing at all
Doctor :   Are you nauseated?
User :   not really
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have had a slight headache since yesterday
Doctor :   Is there any reduction in your diet after these symptoms started?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and because of the way I sleep i have a kind of catch in my left side of the neck
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   OK
User :   i am not able to eat properly
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I am of the opinion that you might be suffering with Acute gastritis
Doctor :   or an irritable bowel syndrome.
User :   oh
Doctor :   It would be better to get examined by a Gastroenterologist to confirm the diagnosis and treat accordingly.
User :   is it possible to get guiddy
User :   in this
Doctor :   Yes, as you have reduced diet from 2 to 3 days there are possibilities of having giddiness and fatiguability.
Doctor :   But if this giddiness persists even after correcting your diet then they may be a probability of Benign paroxysmal postural vertigo.
User :   reduced means sir its not that reduced I am eating ok, but a lil less than what i used to eat
Doctor :   In this due to Infection and inflammation of the inner ear leads to equilibrium disturbance producing giddiness.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   oh
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: User :   yes sir
Doctor :   1. Consume lots of fluids like water and fruit juices ( 3 to 5 litres per day)
User :   ok
Doctor :   2. consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits. This contains high fibre which help in reducing constipation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Follow routine physical exercises.
User :   oh that has been the biggest problem
Doctor :   4. get examined by a Gastroenterologist as it needs to confirm the diagnosis.
Doctor :   and the treatment to be followed accordingly.
User :   sur sir.
User :   there was one more small querry of my mom
Doctor :   5. Take 5ml of Gelusil syp three to four times a day before food for 15 days and see for any improvement.
Doctor :   Yes please proceed.
User :   sure sir , can i take a vertin tab for this funny feeling of disprientedness
User :   disorientedness
Doctor :   Please do not abuse the medication without any confirming the diagnosis.
User :   sir today being sunday i wont find a doctor, besides i am feeling kind of funny
Doctor :   Wait till you visit the gastroenterologist and if low diet is ruled out then it would be better to see an ENT specialist or a Neurologist and on his advise you can take tab vertin
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take complete bed rest
Doctor :   Avoid sudden movements
User :   ok
User :   doc one more thing
Doctor :   Take Electrolyte powder mixed in a glass of water for time being.
Doctor :   Yes please.
User :   sure
User :   sir my mom suffers from sugar and has regular complaints of feet burning
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can u please suggest some remedy for him
User :   her sorry
Doctor :   May I know her fasting and post prandial blood sugar levels?
User :   fasting was 140/ppd was 210
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know the medication she is on?
User :   she eats gluconorm, onglyza, tazloc, crestor,neurica
User :   shelcal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when was she diagnosed to be a Diabetic?
User :   she too has constipation hence drinks a tonic called evict
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she is on these medecines since last 6 months, but she was earlier on just one tab glyciphage
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   As she is suffering with burning and uncontrolled diabetic I am of the opinion that she might be suffering with Diabetic Neuropathy.
User :   oh is it bad
Doctor :   It would be better to get her examined by a Physician or Diabetician as there is need to change her medications to get her blood sugar levels under control.
User :   oh is it
Doctor :   It is a complication of diabetes affecting the nervous system if not treated earlier might lead to complete loss of sensation in her foot.
User :   the doc she consults just laughs when we say it is burning
Doctor :   Please do not take this lightly and needs to controlled at the earliest.
User :   I just dont know why our doc laughs it off
Doctor :   There are many other complications produced due to uncontrolled diabetes like Diabetic retinopathy and diabetic nephropathy affecting eye and kidney respectively.
User :   i will take her to a good endocronologyst
Doctor :   Yes please and might be advise of Insulin injections initially.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   sir yes sir
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   no thanks a tonne
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take care of yourself and your mom.
User :   sure doc thanks a tonne
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye doc
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