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My endoscopy test show the RUT positive and Dr. Gave me levofloxacin, amoxicillin ,sompraz for 7 days and then he gave me rifagut for next 15 days. After finish in all these medicine my stomach is still bloating, I am feeling heavy gas and vomiting sensation. tongue taste is sweet metallic. I am also having medicine for vitamin D.Please help me out why again I am getting gas and stomach problem?

Dr. Sathish Erra 89% (14758 ratings)
BHMS, Diploma in Dermatology
Sexologist, Hyderabad
My endoscopy test show the RUT positive and Dr. Gave me levofloxacin, amoxicillin ,sompraz for 7 days and then he gav...
Avoiding certain foods and sugars can help you manage gas and gas pain. Over-the-counter supplements, such as activated charcoal, can help reduce bloating and gas. Chronic gas can be a symptom of an underlying digestive condition, like irritable bowel syndrome or lactose intolerance.
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My endoscopy test show the RUT positive nd Dr. gave me levofloxacin, amoxicillin ,sompraz for 7 days nd then he gave me rifagut for next 15 days. After finish in all these medicine my stomach is still blogging, I am feeling gas and to unhe taste is sweet metallic. I am also shaving medicine for vitamin D . Please help me out why again I am getting vastron.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 93% (7352 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
My endoscopy test show the RUT positive nd Dr. gave me levofloxacin, amoxicillin ,sompraz for 7 days nd then he gave ...
1. Don't Overeat 2. Don't take tea empty stomach. Eat something like a banana (if you are not diabetic) or any seasonal fruit or soaked almonds and a glass of water first thing in the morning (within 10 mins of waking up). No only biscuits or rusk will not do. 3. Take your breakfast every day. Don't skip it. 4. Have light meals every 2 hours (in addition to your breakfast, lunch n dinner) e.g. Nariyal paani, chaach, a handful of dry fruits, a handful of peanuts, any fresh n seasonal fruit, a cup of curd/milk etc 5. Finish your dinner at least 2 hours before going to sleep. 6. Maintain active life style. This is most important n non negotiable part 7. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods, Carbonated beverages 8. Take a lot of green vegetables n fruit. 9. Drink lot of water. 10. Curd is good for u. 11. Everyday preferably sleep on same time For more details you can consult me.
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Hello I am a 25 years old unmarried female. I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst of 5 cm on my left ovary and an ovarian cyst of 3 cm on right ovary before 5 months. I had many of the symptoms like bloating, leg pain, pelvic pain, pull like feel in the vagina, constipation, dizziness, nausea. I visited gynecologist n she prescribed me norethisterone (crina ncr) for 3 months which I took as prescribed. After 3 months I was again suggested for usg n the result showed chocolate cyst of 4 cm on left ovary n 1 cm cyst on right ovary. I was also advised ca125 level n the result of that came as 47. Now I am prescribed endosis for 3 months. I am taking endosis from 9 days n tomorrow I am supposed to stop this medicine till next menstruation bleeding occurs. Even after taking so much of the medicines my symptoms are still the same. I still feel bloating, leg pain, back pain, dizziness, nausea, lowe abdomen pain. Please suggest what should I do?

Dr. Komal Unadkat 92% (71 ratings)
MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
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I am a 25 years old unmarried female. I was diagnosed with an ovarian cyst of 5 cm on my left ovary and an ovar...
Hi. You are having endometriosis. It is not very easy to treat. Requires long treatment. Crina was for simple cyst not for endometriosis. You actually started treatment since 9 days. Please continue. Take pain killers of pain is the problem. Final solution is surgery. Then also it can reccur. Please suppress it and keep a check on size. Otherwise it will eat your eggs gradually and you can have problems in pregnancy too. Early marriage and pregnancy also helps to subside cysts.
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Hi Dr. I am 24 year old and weight 64 Me Jab khana khata hu uske Baad mujhe gas bnti h or pet bhi bloating krta h Kya Kru.

Dr. Col V C Goyal 92% (10362 ratings)
CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Hi Dr. I am 24 year old and weight 64 Me Jab khana khata hu uske Baad mujhe gas bnti h or pet bhi bloating krta h
Kya...
U have to improve your food habits do 1. Take 2/ 3glass of warm water in the morning before brush 2. Take more water in day 3. Take meals at fixed hrs, chew food properly/ completely, no eating quickly 4. Take small amount of food at a time, take more frequent meals - may be five times a day. 5. No spicy/ fried/ fast/ junk/processed food. Caffeine, mints or mint-flavoured foods, pungent, sour things, tomato-based foods. 6. No smoking, chewing gum, and carbonated beverages. 6. No milk for few days, can take curd, no uncooked salad 7. Avoid constipation 8. Use nibupani (lemon water) 2/ 3 times a day 9. Do not drink/ store water in plastic bottles. 10 .relax and walk for 30 mts daily 11. Take enough rest- do not lie down immediately after eating. Take dinner 3 hrs before sleeping. No late nights 13. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol 14. Stand upright or sit up straight, maintain good posture. 15. Reduce physical and mental stress. Maintain healthy life style. Do exercise regularly. 16. No unnecessary medicines medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine contact on private consultation good luck.
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Health Tip!

Dt. Mamta Chib 88% (82 ratings)
BSc - Dietitics/Nutrition, MSc - Dietitics/Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mohali
Health Tip!

Bloating can be decreased in so many ways by choosing right food.

5 Possible Things That Can Cause Bloated Belly!

Dr. Bharat Bhushan Bharti 90% (146 ratings)
MD Physician
General Physician, Delhi
5 Possible Things That Can Cause Bloated Belly!

A bloated abdomen is very upsetting, both for cosmetic reasons and also because it makes one lousy, lethargic, and brings down energy levels in a big way. However, the good news is that bloated belly can be managed by making some basic changes in the way we eat and/or drink.

Knowing what causes bloated belly is the first step towards managing it.

  1. Using a straw: Whether you are drinking a smoothie or shakes, coffee or tea, drink it directly from the glass. When sipping through a straw, a lot of air is consumed along with it, and that leaves you with a bloated feeling. If it is coke or aerated drink that is being consumed, it makes it even worse.
  2. Packaged foods: While packaged foods help you by saving cooking time and provide a quick fix for the hunger pangs, they also come packed with loads of sodium. This leaves you with a bloated feeling, and if you are someone who uses packaged foods at each meal, it is almost there to stay. Switch to fresh foods and see the bloating disappear.
  3. Low-calorie foods: As we are all busy watching calories, we have started using aspartame. Be it artificial sweeteners for the coffee or diet cokes, these contain substances which take much longer to digest and so stay in the tummy for a long time. They are not recognized as foods by the stomach and so takes time to digest. Switching to a no-sugar diet (minus the aspartame) or using palm jaggery can instantly provide relief.
  4. Legume/Bean family: While legumes are known as the best protein source, especially for vegetarians, they are also loaded with gas. Whether it is the regular beans, green peas, double beans, or kidney beans, they all have a great tendency to bloat you up. The carbohydrate in these are not easy to digest, giving the gassy bloated feeling. Taking an anti-gas agent when there is too much beans on your plate.
  5. Excessive use of gums or candy: For those who are used to chewing on gums or candies, there is a lot of air that is swallowed during this process. An alternative is to keep taking small sips of water, which will not leave you feeling bloated. The water also helps reduce bloating by keeping a constant movement of the intestine.
  6. Eating too fast: As we are all pressed for time, there is no time to sit down and eat. However, eating too fast leads to bloating in two ways. Firstly, by taking in large amounts of air along with the food. Secondly, by not chewing the food properly, bigger pieces of food reach the stomach and leave you feeling bloated.

Hi, Looks like some skin tag is coming in the way of stool passing anal region tell me the way to pass the stool now. And also feeling like stomach bloating.

Dr. Nash Kamdin 95% (5060 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi, Looks like some skin tag is coming in the way of stool passing anal region tell me the way to pass the stool now....
Dear Lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to hemorrhoids or a chronic anal fissure -avoid constipation & straining at stools - avoid fried, spicy & junk food - have more of fibre containing foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains instead of refined ones, legumes, sprouts, peas, nuts - apply Smuth gel before & after defecation - take tablet Pan 40,1 tablet daily half an hour before breakfast - have plenty of oral fluids including 2-3 litres of water per day for proper hydration and digestion - chew your food well, have meals on time, do not skip meals, take a walk for 5-10 min after meals.
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Gastroenteritis - Know Homeopathic Remedies For It!

Dr. Yogita Goel 85% (14 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
Gastroenteritis - Know Homeopathic Remedies For It!

Gastroenteritis, also commonly referred to as infectious diarrhoea, is a gastric disorder. The gastrointestinal tract, which comprises of the small intestine and stomach gets inflamed. Gastroenteritis is indicated by the symptoms such as diarrhea, acute vomiting and pain in the abdomen. Fever, exhaustion and dehydration are also observed. This disease usually lasts not more than two weeks. It is also called the stomach flu. Infections caused by virus, bacteria, parasites or fungi may lead to gastroenteritis. Viruses account for this disease the most. This disease is transmitted mainly from food items and contaminated water. Important electrolytes like sodium and potassium are lost from our body.

The most common remedy in case of gastroenteritis is having ORS. However, homeopathy is also considered very effective if you have got infectious diarrhoea. Homeopathic medicines are considered very safe and result-yielding in case of gastroenteritis. Homeopathy is a form of medicine, which is always given preference by all experts, as it is natural with no side effects. After conducting various surveys, it has been proven that homeopathic treatment is far more effective than other forms of medication for gastroenteritis.

Here is a list of the best homeopathic remedies for the treatment of gastroenteritis. There are many categories of homeopathic medicines for diarrhoea each with their own significance.

-      Aconite
This must be used for diarrhea caused in the season when the days are hot, and the nights are comparatively cold. The symptoms appear in the middle of the night. Heavy diarrhoea along with high-intensity  fever occurs and anxiety.

-      Aloe
This remedy should be used in case of a continuing urge for stool because of weakness of the anal sphincter. Mucus is accompanied along with pain in the rectum area. In case of adults, this diarrhoea is also characterized by blue hemorrhoids.

-      Arsenicum album 
This medicine is used in case of food poisoning. The affected person feels cold, tired and panicky. Vomiting and diarrhoea take place after midnight. Burning pain in the abdomen is also observed.

-      Cinchona
Used in case of diarrhoea with the presence of excessive exhaustion and abdomen gas. The abdomen gets bloated up. 

-      Ipecac
When there is nausea and non-stop vomiting or your mouth gets filled with saliva, Ipecac can be used. Thirst is lost, and the color of the stool may be green or bloody.

-      Podophyllum
This medicine is usually used by tourists in case of diarrhoea.  Abdominal vibration and frequent stools are indicated. The stool is characterized by an unpleasant smell.

Homeopathy is a very effective category of medication when it comes to gastroenteritis.

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What is Flatulence?

Dr. Radhika A (Md) 84% (13 ratings)
MD - Acupuncture, Diploma In Accupuncture, Advanced Diploma In Accupuncture
Acupuncturist, Delhi
What is Flatulence?

 

What is Flatulence?

Flatulence is caused by having excess gas in the stomach or in the intestines. Flatulence or ‘Fart’ is an excess of gas in the stomach and intestines. 

Symptoms of Flatulence

  • Bloating and discomfort;
  • Excessive passing of wind;
  • Pain in the abdomen.
  • A feeling of bloating and discomfort
  • Belching
  • Foul odor 

Causes of Flatulence-

  • Smoking
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety
  • Swallowing too much air
  • Drink impure water
  • Certain Medication or Drugs
  • Presence of large amounts of bacteria in the intestines
  • Eating too quickly or talking while eating; and
  • Digestive disorders
  • Food made under unhygienic conditions 

Risk factors of Flatulence-

  • Non-natural sweeteners such as some sugar-free foods, gums, and candies
  • Certain drugs and Medications
  • Constipation
  • Food Intolerances
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Use of laxative 

Complications of Flatulence-

  • Social embarrassment
  • Intestinal disorder
  • Ulcer
  • Pile or tumors 

Diagnosis of Flatulence-

Diagnose of Flatulence includes the following:-

  • Medical history
  • Medical tests such as Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan, Abdominal ultrasound, Barium enema x-ray, Barium swallow x-ray, Blood tests, Colonoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Upper endoscopy 

Precautions & Prevention of Flatulence-

  • Eat slowly
  • Avoid smoking
  • Avoid drinking through straws
  • Avoid chewing gum
  • Don’t slurp hot drinks like tea and coffee.

Treatment of Flatulence-

  • Homeopathic Treatment of Flatulence
  • Acupuncture Treatment of Flatulence
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of Flatulence
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Flatulence
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Flatulence
  • Other Treatment of Flatulence


Treatment of Flatulence

Homeopathic Treatment of Flatulence-

Homeopathic medicine makes healthy digestion and circulation system to prevent or to diminish flatulence. In homeopathy there are several medicines for flatulence, they cure flatulence as they treat the root cause. Following are some of the homeopathy remedies for flatulence.

  • Arsenicum album
  • Bryonia
  • Carbo vegetables
  • Natrum carbonicum
  • Nux vomica
  • Pulsatilla

Acupuncture Treatment of Flatulence-

Acupuncture may help reduce stress and improve overall digestive function. It improves energy system and normal physiology of GIT. 

Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Treatment of Flatulence-

Psychotherapy and hypnotherapy can be helpful in changing habit patterns and relieving stress and anxiety which may be causing gaseous trouble. 

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Flatulence-

In Allopathic treatment of flatulence, garlic is used in a number of patented medicines and other preparations. The active principle in garlic is an antibiotic named allicin. 

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Flatulence-

Other Treatment of Flatulence-

To prevent flatulence, yoga poses can be effectively used. 

Digestive Health - How To Enhance It?

Dr. Mankindd Hospital 87% (272 ratings)
Gastroenterologist, Hyderabad
Digestive Health - How To Enhance It?

The food you eat plays an important role in your gastrointestinal health. Some foods can be difficult to digest and lead to bloating and heartburn while others increase the healthy bacteria in your gut and make digestion easier. 

Here are ten things you should include in your diet for a healthy digestive system:

  1. Bananas: Bananas help regulate bowel movements and help bind food waste together thus helping with irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhea. They also help restore the electrolyte and potassium balance in the stomach.
  2. Oats: Oats are rich in fiber and low in calories. It is also a rich source of phosphorus, vitamin E and Zinc. Oats helps with the proper functioning of the digestive system and the extraction of waste.
  3. Curd: Curd rice is the most well known home remedy for an upset stomach. Curd is a rich source of probiotics that helps restore the balance of healthy gut bacteria and eases digestion.
  4. Coconut oil: Coconut oil is an excellent substitute for normal cooking oil or butter. Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties and fatty acids that ease the digestive system and boost immunity and energy levels.
  5. Lentils: Lentils are rich in prebiotics and fiber. These prebiotics promote the growth of healthy gut bacteria and prevent harmful bacteria from causing stomach infections.
  6. Ginger: Herbs and spices are very helpful with digestion. Amongst these, ginger is foremost. It can be used to treat a number of stomach infections such as bloating, nausea and diarrhea. Ginger also helps speed up the movement of food from the stomach to the intestines. 
  7. Vegetables: Vegetables are rich in fiber and probiotics. While beetroots help relieve constipation, sweet potatoes help treat ulcers and bowel problems. Other vegetables that aid digestion include cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots.
  8. Brown rice: A certain amount of carbohydrates are essential for a well balanced diet. Brown rice has a high calorific value but is less fattening. Brown rice helps food move smoothly through the digestive system and hence promotes regularity.
  9. Peppermint: Peppermint helps ease indigestion and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Peppermint can be had on its own as a flavoring agent in salads and on fruits or taken as a supplement.
  10. Water: Water is crucial to healthy digestion. It helps smooth the movement of food through the digestive system and out of the bowels. Inadequate water is one of the most common causes of constipation. Ideally, you should have a minimum of 8 to 10 glasses of water a day.
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