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Acid reflux disease, diet and treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   my sgpt test is 61 iu/l. globulin 4.20 and A.G ratio 0.8,crp is positive
stool test- pus cell2-4, macrophage cells0-2,epithelial cells 4-6,
plasma insulin random is 9.2. urine test- epithelial/hpf 8-10,r.b.c/hpf 0-2,pus cells/hpf 2-4
i have taken lot of different kind of medicines for the flu, bronchitis, acid refluxes and allergies and many different cough syrups/
at present i feel headaches, soar throat sometimes and do not have my correct voice.
what should i do? I also got my wisdom tooth extracted two weeks ago and that gave me too much discomfort as well. I was coughing in the nights when laying down and my tooth was extracted. both were at same time.
doctor, what do I have and why i have all these? I am very healthy person till my 41 years of life. thanks and appreciated.
Doctor :   Hi
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Let me read it
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok

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Now your tests in line with your history
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is not abnormal
User :   endoscopy required?
Doctor :   Since when are you having acid reflux?

User :   since last one month but now i am sleeping in the nights not coughing
Doctor :   Ok

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Yes acid reflux does cause it
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You should do certain diet changes along with exercise
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You shall feel better
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Avoid foods that you find it hard to digest
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do not go for universal opinion
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it is important how you respond to each food
User :   i weight 90kg and 5.2 is my height and am 42 years old
Doctor :   ok

User :   burping, gas, acidity and soar throat makes me very discomfort
Doctor :   true

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avoid certain foods
User :   like
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and do brisk walking daily for 40 mins
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thats whay I said
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one you find difficult to digest
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rather than going for a list of foods
User :   oh good thanks
Doctor :   Use of raw onion is recommended

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avoid spicy, sour and hot foods
Doctor :   now this you should do for 1 week
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and see the improvement
User :   so no endoscopy
Doctor :   just for a reflux issue, it is not recommended

User :   would you recommend the liver test
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Do you consume alcohol and/or smoke?
User :   never
Doctor :   Ok

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there is no need for you to undergo further tests as of now
Doctor :   I would recommend you to do this for 1 week

User :   thanks doctor i will sleep today i thought of many dangerous disease.
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and then think of other things
Doctor :   No you should worry much

User :   suggestion for any vitamins
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should stay calm and relaxed
User :   thanks for your consultation and i will leave good positive feed back for you next week
Doctor :   Sure

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I too hope you recover soon
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and use raw onion in your diet
User :   thanks
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and curd with salt
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both are effective
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for curd you can use asafoetida as well, if you know about it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   soar throat and correct voice????
Doctor :   Ok
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the gastric reflux comes in again and again
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and touches the throat
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and that is the reason you are having the problem
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You should use Lozenges like Strepsils for now
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it shall soothen your throat
Doctor :   but it is sweet and should be used in minimum if you are having diabetes
User :   random blood sugar is 128.
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ok
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that is fine
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if you are not on any antidiabetic medications
User :   i am not
Doctor :   ok
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You can go ahead with use of strepsils
User :   fine thanks much
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.

User :   you are good service doctor. i will surely refer the good service of you for everyone's peace of mind
Doctor :   Thanks again
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