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Endocrinal problems, dont smoke or consume alcohol, burning sensation in chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   hi doctor
User :   i m facing indigestion problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   form quite some time
User :   due to which facing heatburn & acidity problems a lot
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender?
User :   male / 25 years
Doctor :   om
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you smoke or consume alcohol ?
User :   no
User :   i dont smoke neither consume alcohol
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you have any chest pain ?
User :   i feel burning sensation
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when do you have it ?
User :   more than 6 months
User :   have shown to my family doctor
Doctor :   ok , any history of high blood pressure , high cholestrol or diabetes in your family ?
User :   ya mom & dad have diabetes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you tested for diabetes or blood pressure any time ? any routine tests done so far?
User :   ya i have done
Doctor :   what were the results ?
User :   no diabetes but simtons of high blood pressuer
Doctor :   ok , how much was your blood pressure '?
User :   more than 130
Doctor :   generally bp is measure like 120/80 mm hg , can you tell me in this range ?
User :   it was around 134 mm
Doctor :   ok what about the other reading ? diastolic value ?
Doctor :   134/?
User :   actually need to check the reports as it is not with me right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   so can tell u acatally
Doctor :   was an ECG done ?
User :   ya
User :   it was normal
Doctor :   i wil summarize everything shortly , please answer my questions
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know your height and weight ?
User :   5.10 height
Doctor :   ok
User :   84 kg weight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   may i know if you have a stressed job or consume spicy food very often ?
User :   ya job is little stressed fully
User :   ya consume spicy food sometime
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me summarize it to you
User :   ok
Doctor :   having gastritis and acid reflux can be due to 2 reasons
User :   what??
Doctor :   an underlying duodenal ulcer which is seen in people who consume spicy food and have stress
Doctor :   and the other could be due to a heart problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   hence we need to evaluate the condition
User :   ok
Doctor :   here are a few suggestions from my side
User :   ya
Doctor :   1. cut down on the intake of oily and spicy food
Doctor :   2. reduce stress
Doctor :   3. try yoga , meditation
Doctor :   4. you also need to lose weight as your BMI s little high
User :   ok
User :   ya i know
Doctor :   by losing weight , the acid reflux , as we call it for acidity, wil come down
Doctor :   and the risk factor for diabetes , blood pressure and heart problem also will be taken care og
Doctor :   of *
User :   ok will follow same
Doctor :   also i suggest you check your blood pressure often and consult with doctor if it needs any medicines
Doctor :   never skip meals or delay your food
User :   fine
Doctor :   and always drink lots and lots of water
Doctor :   avoid aerated drinks , cofee , tea
Doctor :   they increase the acidity
Doctor :   i suggest you to take TAB.rANTAC
User :   is it medicine
Doctor :   one tab half hour before meals
Doctor :   yes , it is medicine
User :   ok
Doctor :   i also suggest you consult a general physician
Doctor :   you will need a good medicine like proton pump inhibiotrs
Doctor :   and some antibiotics if there is an ulcer
User :   can u recomand any general physician
Doctor :   meanwhile follow what i suggested you
User :   for chekup
User :   ya i will follow
Doctor :   the key here is in cutting down spicy food , losing wiehgt and relaxing as much as possible
Doctor :   sure , i will
Doctor :   can i know your location ?
User :   i stay in lokhandwala andheri west
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   our customer care will call you in sometime and give you the details
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i confirm your mail id and contact no ?
User :   XXXXXXXX X Patwa/HSBCINV/iil
User :   contact no :9820065696
Doctor :   ok , our customer care will cal you in a while
User :   fine
Doctor :   i hope i answered your questions
User :   yes u did
Doctor :   are there any more questions for me ?
User :   can i have any diet plan form u r side
User :   which i sould follow
User :   now
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   we will pass a request for a diet plan, our customer care team will direct you for diet plan too
User :   ok
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   i hope you followed my suggestions
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me
User :   ya i will
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   have a good day
User :   u too
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