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Digestive Problems

Some common digestive problems include gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, stomach flu, gluten sensitivity, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, and constipation. Eating less fiber diet, taking more dairy products, inadequate exercise, and stress are some factors that cause digestive problems. The symptoms are bloating, diarrhea, heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. Following some changes in diet and having lifestyle modification helps in managing it.

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My digestive issue is not resolving despite treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from digestive problems since 15 years. I take Pantin L capsule everyday. But, no relief. I am very nervous. I took treatment with many doctors, but no relief.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You are having digestion problems since many years. For that, first rule out hypothyroidism by serum TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) estimation. USG abdomen scan is advisable to rule out any organic cause if present. You can include more fiber in the diet. Take gr...  Read Full »

I am a 35-year-old man with digestive issues. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old man who has been experiencing digestive issues for the past year. I have a habit of consuming oily and fried foods, and I feel my stomach is burning badly. Can you help me understand the role of diet in digestion and offer guidance on improving my digestive health?...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I suggest you do the following to help with your digestive symptoms. Make sure you are well-hydrated. Take plenty of fluids. Regular walking, yoga, and exercise will help. Oily fried foods are high in carbohydrat...  Read Full »

What symptoms indicate potential contamination in baby food?

Query: Hello doctor, I am deeply concerned about something regarding my baby. Recently, there have been reports about contamination problems with baby food, and it is causing me significant anxiety. I have been feeding my three-year-old with commercial baby food, and now I can not shake this worry that ...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. To safeguard your baby's food safety, opt for trusted baby food brands known for their quality standards. Be vigilant for any alterations in your child's behavior, unusual digestive problems, or signs of allergic reactions. If you are co...  Read Full »

Can IBS lead to colorectal cancer? Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been dealing with irritable bowel syndrome for some time now. I am a 52-year-old woman and have read about how bowel issues could lead to colorectal cancer, especially as I am on long-term antacids. Despite sticking to some strict diet restrictions, nothing is helping. I am worr...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. So, Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a direct risk for the development of colorectal cancer. You should be eating a good balanced diet, including fruits, vegetables, chicken, fish, meat products, eggs, etc. Jus...  Read Full »

Kid has flatulence, digestion problem, and stomachache after eating. Please suggest some medicine.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6-year-old child. She has flatulence, digestion problem, and stomach ache after eating. Today, her stool was like mucus. Please suggest some medicines. Currently she is on Neopeptine.  Read Full »

Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please do not give milk products for the time being. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss the suggestion and take the treatment with consent. 1. Syrup Rantac 5 ml (Ranitidine) twice a day for five days. 2. Econorm sachets (Saccharomyces ...  Read Full »

Which food can be taken while having stomach flu?

Query: Hello doctor, What are some foods or liquids that you can eat when you have or are recovering from the stomach flu? Kindly tell the foods that are easy to digest and give a nice boost of energy or nutrients.  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Whenever one suffers from gastroenteritis or stomach flu, there is fluid and electrolyte deficit because of frequent loose motions and vomitings. So main aim of treatment is to restore the lost fluid and electrolyte plus to treat the infecting germs causing the disease....  Read Full »

I have been experiencing digestive symptoms caused by H. pylori infection and I am allergic to Clarithromycin and a few other drugs. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing symptoms such as belching, indigestion, nausea, excessive gas, and vomiting, which are caused by an H. pylori infection. I have a severe allergy to Clarithromycin and other medications, except for the following ones: Famotidine, Amoxicillin, and Norflox-TZ. Can I take ...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and I am sorry to hear about your discomfort. Allow me to guide you through your query. Firstly, please inform me how you determined that your current gastric symptoms are due to an Helicobacter. pylori infection. Have you undergone any tests to ...  Read Full »

I have digestive and gas issues with discomfort. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old woman. In the past a few months, I have been experiencing digestive and gas issues and discomfort, and it is impacting my daily life. I recently read an article about the Lancet Infectious Diseases. I am worried whether I have got any such infections? How to find thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. So, disturbance in normal gut bacteria (gut microbiota) would cause bloating and stomach issues. This imbalance is known as dysbiosis. Some important lifestyle modifications are to avoid frequent eating out, avoid reheated meals, and try t...  Read Full »

I have been having lower back pain along with stomach and digestion issues despite having normal X-rays. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I got my X-ray done at the chiropractor for lower back pain but I am also having stomach and digestion issues. Just want a second opinion to make sure there is nothing seen on the X-rays that could be of concern. I have no significant medical history except for abdominoplasty three yea...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammed Hassan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to All the X-rays showed degenerative changes, nothing else, but I would suggest you go for an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) for better visualization and will able to see the bones, ligaments, and other internal structures. You have almost X-ray on a daily basis, whi...  Read Full »

I want to know about the effects of probiotics on gut health. Please guide.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been experiencing frequent bloating and acidity, and I have heard about the role of gut microbiota and probiotics in digestion. As a woman in my 40s, I am curious about how these might be affecting my digestive health. Can you explain the connection between gut microbiota, probio...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Alterations in gut microbiota can cause infection and affect our digestive system. It can cause symptoms like diarrhea and vomiting. Probiotics are used to treat such minor infections and they increase our digestive system productivity. Acidi...  Read Full »

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