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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hie!
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   I wanted to ask about a stomach problem that i ahve been facing
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please go ahead with your query.
User :   I have had an upset stomach since the last 6 months
User :   All blood tests are normal
User :   ultrasound of stomach normal
User :   liver normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What are the symptoms?
User :   loose motions evryday
User :   nd i ahve to go frequently
User :   dont feel like eating
User :   have lost 10 kgs
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you undergo any endoscopy procedure?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   nothing serious
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   31
User :   Female
User :   job - Corporate Comm
User :   Married
User :   weight now 38
User :   Dependants are parents
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you consult a Gastroenterologist?
User :   yes
User :   went to 2 docs and both adviced endoscopy of intestines but i am pretty scared to go for this test
User :   another doctor told me that endocopy will beof no use....
User :   better try a couple of medicines first, if it dosent wrk then go for enoscopy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It looks like you would need Endoscopy or rather a Colonoscopy to identify the cause for this.
Doctor :   Meanwhile you should avoid eating outside
Doctor :   restrict milk products and wheat based products
User :   is endocopy a painful process?
User :   I am already doing all the above
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Endoscopy causes some discomfort
Doctor :   but it is done under a local anaesthetic
User :   ok
User :   is there no other way out?
Doctor :   It is better to get this examined and the cause for malabsorption is determined
Doctor :   as further treatment options would depend on it.
User :   and what is colonscopy?
Doctor :   It is endoscopy done through the rectum, the large bowel is seen here
User :   Is this painful?
Doctor :   It causes some discomfort
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   done
Doctor :   Ok
User :   thankyou for your advice and time
Doctor :   I suggest that you follow the home remedies and try to get the scopy done
User :   can you suggest some good gastroentologist?
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I have already provided these
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Sorry
User :   can you suggest some good gastroentologist?
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Anything else I can help you with?
User :   that's about it...thankyou!
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