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Had fever, hyperacidity in throat. Recommended antacid medicines. Should I go for it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
Doctor:Good evening
User:A month or so Back I suffered Viral fever since then I am having problem of hyperacidity in throat
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:You will benefit with antacid medicines for some time
User:I tried them but they are of very little relief and very temporary relief
Doctor:What did you try?
User:Gelusil Antacid Tablet (and i do not like them)
Doctor:I agree with you
Doctor:Try proton pump inhibitors like Omez
Doctor:They are very effective
User:Is it a tablet
Doctor:It is a prescription drug
Doctor:Please get it prescribed by your primary care physician
User:Do I need to get a check up done from an ENT Doctor to get the root cause
Doctor:You need to XXXXXXX a medical gastroenterologist rather
User:O.K Doctor. Thanks a lot.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Get well soon
Doctor:Great evening ahead
Doctor:Bye for now
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