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GERD and diet recommended for its cure. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i am suffering from severe GERD
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i used RABICIB,IZRA,STEBLID..and so many tablets
User :   age 24,single,male,engineer,dependents-family
User :   i have been suffering for the past three years
Doctor :   What has been your Diet so far
User :   before the proble arised i used to take spicy and junk foods but stopped after i got the problem
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   But if you can Tell me What has been your diet so far and What has been the
Doctor :   Regularity of taking the diet
User :   so far in the sense so for today?
Doctor :   yes
User :   morning brakefast-idly, after noon --lunch--rice and veg. curries..night-same
Doctor :   factors that can make GERD worse are fatty foods, spicy foods, chocolate, caffeine, onions, tomato sauce, carbonated beverages and mint, Large meals
Doctor :   Lying down soon after eating s one thing that can cause you more trouble
User :   everything above I have already stopped taking...but still the problem persists
User :   all precautions i have been following
Doctor :   It will take some time for the Ph in the Stomach to settle down and come to the original levels.
Doctor :   Have you got this tst done.Ambulatory acid (pH) probe tests.
User :   already three years over...
Doctor :   tests use an acid-measuring (pH) probe to identify when, and for how long, stomach acid regurgitates into your esophagus.
User :   they did colonoscopy,endoscopy....result was state II GERD
Doctor :   Well your diet needs to on tie all the Time and even if you miss one meal there are chances of the Acid secretions increasing..
Doctor :   I am not trying to Debate on If you have it or not
User :   ok
Doctor :   But after doing this test you would be in a better state as a Doctor to initiate Treatment.
User :   ok
User :   i never had a free and complete motion for the past three years
Doctor :   ok.
User :   please suggest some medication to improve my bowel movement
Doctor :   More than any medications i would like you to increase your Fiber in your Diet and that would help you to regularize the Bowel movements
User :   could you tell me how to improve fiber?
Doctor :   Pear      1 medium      5.1
Figs, dried      2 medium      3.7
Apple, with skin
Apricots, dried      
Doctor :   Spaghetti, whole-wheat, flakes, Oatmeal
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   Almonds Peanuts Cashews Peas
Doctor :   Corn, Brussels,
User :   i am a s/w employee and cannot take all this diet....could you suggest some medication?
User :   if i was living with my family i would have followed
Doctor :   They would not like to give you complete Relief..
User :   any medication for acidity and gas?
Doctor :   You are already taking this Medications
User :   now-a-days i am using ACILOC_RD
User :   have been using it for the past 6 months
Doctor :   That is good enough
Doctor :   IT will help you
User :   how long i may have to continue?
Doctor :   Your Diet would be the Key more than the Medications.
User :   can i take non veg?
Doctor :   And please remember that if once you are a patient
Doctor :   Of Acidity then you are a patient For life
Doctor :   Sure it will need to be Non Spicy
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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