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Stomach pain after meals, gastric problem, choking in morning, blocked nose. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Dr
Doctor:Good afternoon
User:Good Afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:This is XXXXXXX from XXXXXXX
User:Needed some advise from you
Doctor:Please ask me
User:I always have stomach pains, most of the times after having food..even gastric problem..
User:not taking any medications as of now.
Doctor:You probably require medicines
User:also when i wake up in the morning, I get stomach pain
User:can you suggest any medicines
Doctor:You will benefit greatly from Proton pump inhibitors like Pantoprazole
User:its a tablet?
Doctor:It has to be taken on empty stomach once daily in the morning
Doctor:Yes, it is a capsule
User:for how long?
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
Doctor:You can take for 3 weeks and check for improvement in your symptoms
User:so can i get it OTC without prescription?
Doctor:It is not that way
Doctor:You may get it but
Doctor:a doctor must examine you before that
Doctor:That would be ideal
User:ok.. so this is for gastric problem?
Doctor:Yes, it takes care of gastritis, bloating and fullness of your abdomen
Doctor:It is very effective
User:ok.. also since past few days when i get up in the morning, my throat gets completely choked and even nose gets completely blocked
Doctor:Do not sleep directly under the fan or AC
User:i m not sleeping under it..
Doctor:Are you overweight?
User:its happening past 3-4 days
Doctor:It must be because of blockade of secretions
Doctor:Do steam inhalation before going to bed
User:also not able to talk continously as i have to clear my throat every few secs..
User:steam with vicks or plain steam?
Doctor:Plain steam is good enough
User:ok.. thanks a lot Dr. I will get back to you if I am still in the same state...
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Bye for now
User:sure.. thanks.. byee
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