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Burp related problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   AAAAAAA
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   we have some technical problem today
Doctor :   so please bear with us
User :   oh.. okay
User :   no.. issues
User :   I just had a talk with your doctor
Doctor :   if ou get disconnexcted please call me at 0000
User :   it was nice talking to him
Doctor :   ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   and if you can give your number we shall helpyou much
Doctor :   plz coninue with your problem
User :   my problem is.. I am getting a lot of burrps
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since?
User :   i think you people have my number .. right?
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   i am saying if in future
Doctor :   ok shall we continue now
User :   s
Doctor :   since when you have this problem of burps
User :   last 4 to 5 months
Doctor :   ok do you have more during nights?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok when do you have your dinner usually?
Doctor :   what do you have?
User :   befroe 10 PM
User :   is ther any specific reason for this?
Doctor :   ya i come to your point
Doctor :   but plsw answer few questions
User :   okay
Doctor :   what is your weight
Doctor :   and age
Doctor :   Height
User :   78, 24, and 175 cm
User :   respectively
Doctor :   ok yu seem to be overweight then
Doctor :   anyway
Doctor :   what is your occupation
User :   software engineer
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you get burning sensation in your stomach
Doctor :   if you burp
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   AAAAAAA as per your complaints
Doctor :   i think few conditions
Doctor :   but do you smoke/ alcohol
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok how many cigars per day
Doctor :   how many pegs per day o falchohol
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   i think of a condiition called gastrooesophageal
Doctor :   disease
Doctor :   reflux disease
User :   probably 5 or 6 cigars.. and on an average of 3 - 4 pegs per week
Doctor :   but it could be acute gastritis also
User :   of alcohol
Doctor :   but anyway the management of your symptoms is the same
Doctor :   please follow as advised now
User :   okay.. what should I do?
Doctor :   ok
User :   okay
Doctor :   smoking is most important yo ushould leave it
Doctor :   or decrease it
User :   okay.. how many cigars I can have per day?
Doctor :   use high pilows during sleep
User :   yes.. I do
Doctor :   try to cut down your smoking
Doctor :   and alcohol 3ezpecially during night
User :   how many cigars I can have per day?
Usr : usually I wont sleep as soon as I booze.. I will keep 3 to 4 hrs gap
Doctor :   i cant suggest these particualr number becos medically and ethcially is haould advice you to cut smoking
User :   okay
Doctor :   and you sould also cut down taking milk produtcs
Doctor :   cocoa
Doctor :   like chocolates, pastries
Doctor :   pizzag
Doctor :   GERD is a condition which affects mostly over weight ppl
User :   what is GRED?
Doctor :   but if youi modify your life style your qualitu of life improves
User :   okay
Doctor :   yo udont need any medication
Doctor :   it is adviced only if your prob is not solved
Doctor :   with in 3 to 4 months
Doctor :   if yo ufollow the advice i have gicven
Doctor :   exercise cuts down your weight
Doctor :   and depend on it to cut down your weight
Doctor :   not on fastings
User :   okay..
User :   I am already doing it
User :   do i need to take any medicines
Doctor :   ok try to cut down your weight
Doctor :   no need of medicines
Doctor :   but if your prob is not solved
User :   can you give me some tips to cut down my weight
Doctor :   which uusally happens in most ppl becosuse
Doctor :   they dont follow the life syle modification
User :   what is the ideal weight for my height and age?
Doctor :   dont go to gym and work out for 3 months or more and stop
User :   okay
Doctor :   it is more a problem again
Doctor :   start slowly
User :   yes yes.. I am aware of that
Doctor :   dont do much spend just 30 min
Doctor :   walking and jogging
Doctor :   then you find lot of change
User :   k..
Doctor :   you feel like continuing yourself
Doctor :   but smoking....
Doctor :   you should cut down
Doctor :   i think as a learned guy you know
Doctor :   the effeccts of it
User :   okay
User :   what is the ideal weight for my height and age??
Doctor :   if the problem is solved
Doctor :   you weight should be 68 kgs for your height
Doctor :   calculate your body mass index
Doctor :   for your self
Doctor :   it shoudl be less than 24
User :   how sld I calculate?
Doctor :   it is weight by (height in mts ) square
User :   okay
User :   thanks
Doctor :   you should get your self endoscopied if your problem is not solved
Doctor :   even after floollwoing hte advice
Doctor :   for 3 to 4 months
Doctor :   doctor usuallly presecribes medicine called proton pump blockers
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other problem i can hel pyou with
Doctor :   ok bye for now
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