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Stomach ache,diarrhoea post intake of alcohol and fried stuff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead
User :   i am having some stomach pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   and suferring from loose motion
Doctor :   since when are you having this?
User :   last week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many loose motions did you have?
User :   i have a history of gastritis
Doctor :   any vomittings or fever?
Doctor :   ok
User :   one year bak i used to suffer frm gastritis and high alt in liver enzyme
Doctor :   ok
User :   doc had asked me to undergo liver alt every 4 mnths
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the recent report?
Doctor :   any increase?
User :   theres a mild pain in the right side of abdomen
User :   alt came down with time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the loose motions are they watery or is there mucus?
User :   but whenever theres indulgence in alcohol and some fried foods
User :   theres stomach problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   like as of now?
User :   they are watery in a yellowish tinge
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   last time also these symptoms occurred doc said its mild gastritis
Doctor :   have you taken any medicines for this?
User :   was given antacids for acidity, and no specific other medicine
Doctor :   ok
User :   i think pantodac
Doctor :   how many episodes of loose motions?
User :   irregular, depends on the food consumed
User :   but monthly 2-3 times
Doctor :   ok
User :   what do u diagnose?
Doctor :   have you modified your diet ?
Doctor :   do you get the loose motions recurrently?
User :   have quit drinking alcohol, but food wise not much help as I am a bachelor
User :   yes recurrent problem
User :   doc had tested me for Heatitis B, HIV which were negative then
Doctor :   ok
User :   hepatitis B i mean
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the only way to cure this well is dietary management]
User :   ok
Doctor :   drugs help to a certain extent only
Doctor :   you should eat home made food
Doctor :   preferably bland diet
User :   but why pain in the right side of abdomen?
User :   just below the ribs
Doctor :   since when are you getting the pain?
User :   one year back, but its just the same
Doctor :   i suggest that you get an ultrasound abdomen done
User :   theres also throbbing in the back sometimes
Doctor :   as the recurrent motions and pain look like a liver infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   also the elevations of enzymes
Doctor :   you need to get the ultrasound done
Doctor :   when were the liver enzymes tested last?
User :   but if alt is low now, does gastritis cause liver infection?
User :   april 08
Doctor :   not really
User :   alt was 72 ( normal range max was 64)
Doctor :   this could be due to the eting of outside food
Doctor :   and contamination
User :   what may be the cause of liver infection?
Doctor :   there could be amoebiasis or a bacterial cause
User :   there was one more problem, once the alt was high whenever i used to take over the counter medicines like dispirin, paracetamol, crocin, i used to have loose motions and ache just lower in the right ribs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you get the scan done
User :   so the doc suggested i dont take any otc drugs and take nice ( nimesulide) in case of any cold or other problem
Doctor :   and consult a gastroenterologist
Doctor :   ok'
User :   anything else u suggest
Doctor :   nothing
Doctor :   try to eat regular non spicy and low fat diet at home
Doctor :   are you there
User :   yes
Doctor :   anythienelse
Doctor :   i can assist you with
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   wat medicines shud i take in case of cold or fever?
Doctor :   Do you mean to say if they come in future
User :   yes?
Doctor :   You can always come on the our chat and speak to our doctor then
User :   ok
Doctor :   because there are no set drugs
Doctor :   for the conditions
User :   ok
Doctor :   the other symptoms are to be assessed before we
Doctor :   suggest you soemthing
User :   ok how do i get to chat with u after gettin the scan done?
Doctor :   You can diectly come on to the chat and give your details and brief the conditon
User :   ok
User :   thank u then
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