Most people have a problem with their stomach at one time or another Indigestion and heartburn are common problems. You can relieve some stomach problems over the counter medicines like antacids
and life style modifications like avoiding fatty and spicy foods quitting alcohol and smoking and taking timely meal and eating more slowly.
You should see the doctor where you have the following problems
1. Blood while vomiting
2. Severe abdominal pain
- Heart burn not relieved by regular antacids
4.Unintended weight loss
5. Ongoing vomiting and diarrhea
Where the pt needs to be evaluated by doing proper clinical exam and by doing upper G.I. Endoscopy and other necessary relevant investigations where we should be able to diagnose the problem and appropriate treatment will be advised by the consultant doctor attending on the pt.
Dr. Raghupathi Rao Nandanavanam,
General Surgeon, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad