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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello,
Friday evening and Saturday I had a stomache bug, I was vomiting and had some bowel movements. Since then I have been very tried and can not seem to get my stomach to settle, I have a lot of gas, burps, and a constant feeling of nausia. Is this normal? What can I do to help this feeling?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   did you take any medication?
User :   no I do not
Doctor :  
the symptoms you have described is consistent with the gastroenteritis
Doctor :   loose stools have stopped or is it still there?
User :   they have stopped
Doctor :  
Doctor :   then you can take Tab prilosec otc 10 mg
Doctor :  
once in the morning in early stomach
Doctor :  
for 5 days
User :   ok will this help settle my unsettled stomach?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it is the medication to settle the gastritis which you are suffering from now
User :   ok and in terms of food is there anything that specific I should be avoiding?
Doctor :  
yes you should avoid the spicy and chilly stuff for the next one week
User :   ok, is this gastroenteritis a result of my stomach bug?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :  
it is
User :   ok thank you so much for your help.
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