Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
152 Doctors are Online

What causes stomach ache and digestion problems? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2585 Questions
User:i am haveing some stomach issues, having some problem in digesting
Doctor:Since when are you having this issue?
User:a week or so
User:have to go to loo 2-3 times a day sometimes
Doctor:What would be the consistency of the stools?
User:very loose
Doctor:Is it watery?
Doctor:Is this the first time you are having this issue or had it before too?
User:first time
Doctor:Any history of having outside or hotel food recently?
User:never faced this kind of issue
User:yes, most of the time i face stomach issues after having lunch of any ffod of outside
Doctor:Do you feel stomach ache while passing motions?
Doctor:Do you go for motions after every meal?
User:yes, i kind of feel after luch most of time
Doctor:How about your consumption of water?
User:not much, but normal i guess
Doctor:From your history, I feel that you might be suffering with enteritis.
Doctor:This could be due to bacterial or viral infections
Doctor:As you observe symptoms only after having outside food and the consistency too is always watery
User:ok, is it serious ?
Doctor:Its not serious but needs to be treated.
User:ok, so whats the next step
Doctor:I advise you to see a Gastrologist who will ask for a stool examination along with will prescribe you antibiotics with probiotics to improve your gut compliance.
Doctor:Along with this consume lots of water and high fibre diet
Doctor:I suggest you to drink a glass of water one hour before and after every meal.
Doctor:High fibre diet includes lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits.
User:ok, thanks a lot
Doctor:For time being take Econorm sachets twice a day for 3 days.
Doctor:and Isabgul powder mixed in 20 ml of water for 7 days.
User:ill try it
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
User:no for now
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor