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Suggest treatment for intermittent abdominal distention, nausea, bloating and vomiting

Apr 2017
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Im almost 60, I have had nausea and vomiting (and I don't vomit easily), bloating, distended abdomen off and on (feels fairly rigid at times) for the last 4 days. No fever. I had a normal colonoscopy 2 years ago.
Fri, 25 May 2018 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Different conditions evaluation need further details please .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* There are different reasons for this condition which can be gastritis , gall bladder
calculus or others .

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Pain in abdomen if any - type , exact location , frequency , radiation if
anywhere , relation with food intake .
2. Vomiting - color , relation with food or liquids intake .
3. Recent change in food pattern if any .
4. Bowel movements okay or disturbed with this episode .

Awaiting for your details .

Regards .
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Follow-up: Suggest treatment for intermittent abdominal distention, nausea, bloating and vomiting 1 hour later
no pain in abdomen.

vomiting seems to be after eating, early satiety, no different foods, not spicy or excessively greasy.

no changes in food pattern

no changes in bowel habits
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Seems to be signs of early gastric infection .

* Guidelines at present

- Continue Zofran ( 4 ) mg morning and evening with addition of PPI as
Omeprazole ( 20 ) mg with sips of water on empty stomach .
- Consume more liquids in sessions as boiled water , lemon juice , coconut water ,
home made juices , green tea , coffee , butter milk .
- Prefer soft , light diet
- Avoid oily , spicy , non veg , hot beverages , junk foods .
- Walking in fresh air , deep breathing exercises , YOGA will support great .
- Future plan of need of lab tests with or without USG can be decided upon the
progress with primary care .
- Avoid smoking , alcohol if consuming .

* Follow up recommended after 24 hours or early if required .

Wishing you fine recovery .

Welcome for any further assistance .
Regards dear take care .
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