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Stomach ache
Having stomach ache on and off for the last 3 days , feeling this for 2 to 3 hours in the night ,doesn't feel like constipation , have delayed visiting doctors assuming it is a result of antibiotic course that i had for cough a week back but this pain is not going . What could be the reason&Which doctor to consult ?
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello mate. There are a wide variety of reasons for this problem. It could be dyspepsia, peptic acid disease or may be even some infection. Here is what you can do. 1. Drink lots of water but boiled and cooled water. 2. Have curd twice a day to replenish your good bacteria. 3. Avoid irritant foods like oily, spicy foods. Beverages like coffee, tea etc. 4. Avoid eating heavy at night. Have high fiber containing foods. 5. Avoid sleeping immediately after having food. Give at least 2 hours of gap between food and sleep. 6. Sleep with a raised head. That means the head level should be upper than your abdomen. Consult a surgeon or a gastroenterologist if problem still persists. Regards
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Dr. Hithysh BM
General Physician 3 yrs exp Bangalore
Hello severe gastritis Peptic ulcer disease should be ruled out avoid spicy foods hot beverages like coffee tea etc drink more water Consult gastroenterologist or physician for further evaluation and treatment.
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