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Why am I having stomach pain even after taking tablets for indigestion and hyperacidity? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-Dec-2013
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User:hi doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:this is XXXX's wife..
User:i had indegstion and hyperacidity prob last week..took tablets..
User:but even after that i feel stomah pain every morning wn i wake up
User:and today it became even more painful.. its like burning sensation
User:may i know the reason and wat should i do to control this
Doctor:Can you specify the location which is acthing? Is it in the centre above the umbilicus?
Doctor:*which is aching?
User:it is paing on lower abdomen
User:have burning and pricking sensation
Doctor:Do you mean it is below the umbilicus?
Doctor:Can you specify since when you have this burning?
Doctor:Is it one side (left/right) or on both side?
User:i hv this since last friday
User:its paining exactly on the centre
User:the pain got reduced after medication.. but again started today
Doctor:Do you feel the pain is on the skin or within the body?
User:but every mrng i hv this pain for 2 mins.. after which i feel like eating something
User:pain is within the body
Doctor:Have you seen a doctor before taking the medicine?
User:s.. took medicine prescribed by doctor..
Doctor:may I know what medicines were prescribed to you?
User:doc diagnosed ans said its indigeston and hyper acidity
User:medicines were pantop,ecobin,reflux
Doctor:Are you passing stool normally?
Doctor:Do you notice any problems while passing urine?
Doctor:Did you have fever?
Doctor:And may I also know your age?
User:actually i hv loose stool...watery before taking medicine.. after which it become normal...
User:am 26 yrs old.. and i dont hv fever..
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:It looks like you had an episode of intestinal infection.
Doctor:The medicine given to you are good.
Doctor:But most often symptoms recovery is gradual.
Doctor:Now since the pain is of short duration and doesn't happen throughout the day,
Doctor:I don't think you need to be worried.
Doctor:It will recovery gradually in a few days.
Doctor:Drink plenty of water.
User:wat will be the reason for intestinal infection
Doctor:If you are still passing loose stool, you can take electrolyte fluids.
Doctor:Infection may be virus, bacteria or parasite.
User:nw.. stools are normal...
User:hw can we avoid such infection
Doctor:You may have got this through water, outside food or salads.
Doctor:Avoid eating at unhygeinic places.
Doctor:Wash your hands before eating.
Doctor:Prefer to drink from boiled or sterilized water.
User:ok.. and i have stopped taking the medicine.. si
User:ok doc
Doctor:Wash all fruits and raw food before eating.
Doctor:And make sure all the food is properly cooked.
Doctor:Avoid eating stored food.
User:i took a home pregnancy test this mrng which was positive
Doctor:You can continue ecobin for couple of more days.
Doctor:Take yoghurts in your meal.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:will this pain or infection affect the foetus.. i still have not checked doc for preg
User:took a home pregnancy test this mrng which was positive will this pain or infection affect the foetus.. i still have not checked doc for preg
Doctor:If you had positive pregnancy, then most likely pregnancy itself may be the cause of this pain.
Doctor:Now, since you don't have fever or loose stool
Doctor:I don't think you have any active infection.
Doctor:This pain may be sequale of previous infection or due to pregnancy itself.
Doctor:Both the condition does not need concerns.
User:should i check with gyno immediately
User:or should i wait for few more days
Doctor:Continue ecobin and yoghurt.
Doctor:If you have missed period and urine test was positive, then you can start looking for a obstetrician / gynecologist doctro.
User:should i check with gyno immediately on this pain
User:ok doc..
Doctor:Also take tab. folvite 5mg once a day.
Doctor:Mild lower abdominal pain
Doctor:is very normal during early pregnancy.
Doctor:So do not be worried.
Doctor:You should be fine.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:the medicines whihc i took will it affect the feeotus
Doctor:The medicines have no known side effects on fetus.
Doctor:You need not be worried.
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