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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am facing a gastric problem for last few years. My stomach is very upset. I feel like going to loo all the time but at the time of loo my stomach doesn't get clear. Physically I am not feeling my self fit. My symptons are .... Weakness Fatigue Nausea Weight loss Irritability Lightheadedness Tiredness Headache Concentration problems Loss of appetite heartburn gas, constipation or diarrhea numbness and tingling in the hands and feet, unsteadiness , difficulty walking, confusion, depression, memory loss, and dementia. I've read somewhere on the internet that this is the sign of Vitamin B12 deficiency. Kindly suggest me the exact tests and consultation which I can take to diagnose the exact problem with my health. Thanks XXXXXXXX +91 0000
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr XXX here
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed
User :   Good afternoon doctor
Doctor :   May i know your age? Are you on any medications?
User :   no
User :   my age is 29
User :   I haven't taken any kind of medicine for this
Doctor :   Have you ever got yourself examined for any symptoms?
User :   sometimes i get mouth ulcer also ... after taking becasule capsule it solves the problem
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you veg or non veg?
User :   I am a vegetarian
Doctor :   I will advise you to get your Hemoglobin levels, Thyroid levels and Vitamin B12 levels checked up once.
User :   I have done thyroid test before but it was normal
Doctor :   The symptoms what you have described are quite similar to thyroid disorder. When did you get the levels tested?
User :   the thing is my life style is like this ... I don't get more that 6 to 7 hours sleep ... I come home around 9 and 9.30 in the night and eat at that time
Doctor :   When did you get the levels tested?
Doctor :   Are you not having proper balanced diet? May i know your occupation?
User :   6 or 12 months ago ... but this kind of health I am having for last two years
User :   I am a XXX
Doctor :   Are you not having proper balanced diet?
User :   yes you can say
User :   The main problem is stomach upset and feeling sleepy all the time
Doctor :   May i know what exactly do you have in your diet?
Doctor :   Your body is not getting enough sleep and rest because of which such symptoms are showing up. You should take out some time for yourself.
User :   I eat tea and 1 khakhra in the morning around 8 o'clock and then if i get time i eat 1 or 2 chapatis in the breakfast around 8.15
User :   then for lunch around 1 o'clock i eat 4 chapatis and little bit sabji
User :   i don't like green vegetables sabji
Doctor :   Your breakfast should comprise of healthy food and diet and should never be skipped as it is the first meal of the day and provides you energy for the whole day.
User :   i tried drinking milk but whenever i have milk products i get constipation problem
Doctor :   You should have milk with cereals like oats in the morning
Doctor :   Constipation is not because of the milk but that indicated that you are not having proper fibre in diet which is found in dals, cereals, veggies, paneer, soya chunks.
Doctor :   2)Add more of dals, rajma, paneer in your items daily. Have curd and buttermilk with diet.
User :   but whenever I'll have butter milk, milk or cheese or butter I face constipation problem
Doctor :   3)In the morning at about 11 have some fruit or a fruit salad.
User :   this is my obeservation
Doctor :   Buttermilk and curd cannot cause constipation but they have healthy bacteria which help in curing stomach infection
Doctor :   4)Take tab A to Z once daily for few months.
User :   Should i go for endoscopy or stomach test .?
Doctor :   5)Do you have heartburning, burping or belching?
User :   sometimes i get heart burning
User :   and burping and belching is common
User :   burping and belching means gas problem ?
Doctor :   It indicates that you have Gastritis problem and it can be because of various reasons: 1)Not having proper meals
User :   If i eat cucumber and watermelon i get "pitt" problem means food comes in my mouth from my stomach
Doctor :   2)Eat regularly every 2 to 3 hours.
User :   k
Doctor :   3)In the morning empty stomach take Tab ZINETAC and one in evening for about 15 days and then only in morning for 15 days
Doctor :   It will help relieve the symptoms
User :   k
Doctor :   4)Eat more of fruits like banana, cucumber, tomato and salads.
Doctor :   5)After having meals when you have Burping take syrup ULGEL 1 tbsp.
User :   k
Doctor :   6)Never have tea or coffee empty stomach and limit the intake.
User :   k
User :   I want to test myself for all vitamin deficiency what tests should I go for ?
Doctor :   7)After dinner never go to bed immediately and go for a walk after meals.
User :   that I have started
Doctor :   You can go for Hemoglobin, Vitamin B12 levels tests.
User :   what about vitamin D ?
User :   I hardly get sunlight as my lifestyle is like this only
User :   should I go for Vitamin D test also ?
Doctor :   Vitamin D is found in milk, yoghurt,orange juice, cod liver oil, cereals etc. Its not that only sunlight will provide you that.
User :   k
Doctor :   If you have a balanced diet daily its requirement will be completed.
Doctor :   If you want you can get the tests done for it.
User :   k so according to you I just need to go for Hemoglobin and Vitamin B12 tests only
User :   and the balanced diet ....
User :   can you give me final list of medicines I should take
Doctor :   Firstly you can go for these tests as sometimes vegetarians have B12 deficiency.
User :   is this test can be done anytime or just in the morning with empty stomach ?
Doctor :   I have already explained you that you can take:1)Tab A to Z daily
User :   k
Doctor :   2)Tab ZINETAC twice daily
User :   k
Doctor :   3)Syrup ULGEL after meals
User :   3 times in a day ?
Doctor :   These tests can be done anytime.
User :   k
User :   np today only I'll do all these tests and I'll come back to you tommorow with the results!!!
Doctor :   If you have burping and belching then only have it.
Doctor :   B 12 may take 2 or 3 days for the result to come
User :   k
User :   np
User :   as I'll get the results I'll contact you again
Doctor :   Surely you can
User :   next time if i want to chat with you again then how do I proceed
Doctor :   I am available Mon to Fri 8 to 5
User :   k
User :   Thanks Doctor MXXX
User :   have a nice day
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   thanks
User :   bye
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