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Having heart burn, stomach burn. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Am having heart burn and stomach burn
User:what will be the problem?
Doctor:Since how long?
User:last 3 days
Doctor:What did you try?
User:i had Gelusil
Doctor:Did it not help?
Doctor:You can try 'Mucaine Gel'
Doctor:10 ml whenever you have
User:before meals or after?
Doctor:Whenever you have burn
Doctor:Not related to meal
Doctor:because the absorption of food is affected
User:i have an indigestion problem for long....
User:am having the heart and stomach burn bcoz of this problem?
User:is it related?
User:am i having ulcer?
Doctor:I think it is more unhealthy lifestyle
Doctor:for most young people
User:wat is the problem i have now?
Doctor:Ulcer can be diagnosed with H2 breath test or endoscopy
Doctor:Ulcer can be a possible cause
User:what i need to do to overcome this?
Doctor:First you regularize meal timing
Doctor:Do not leave your stomach empty
Doctor:have breakfast witin one hour of getting from bed
User:i had ulcer some 5 yrs before
Doctor:Ok if you had history of ulcer earlier, you need to get an Endoscopy now
Doctor:and see how is it
User:that i had some 3 diff tabs, i remember 1 tab name - buscopan
User:do i need to have that tab now
Doctor:Buscopan is for stomach pressing pain
Doctor:not heart burn
Doctor:Mucaine gel is better for you
Doctor:you can start taking antacids
User:can u plz suggest me diet
Doctor:as a regular course
Doctor:like Omeprazole every day before breakfast
Doctor:and get the Endoscopy ASAP
Doctor:this is important
User:Endoscopy- it will be even more painful right
Doctor:It is easily done within 5 minutes now a days
Doctor:with improved technology
User:oh ok
User:what food and fruits i can have now
Doctor:You can take whole foods
Doctor:You should take only fresh
Doctor:no juices, no colas
Doctor:no citrus fruits
Doctor:No preserved or frozen stuff
Doctor:at all
User:can i take fresh juices?
Doctor:Prefer to eat fruit than its juice
Doctor:juice will unnecessary stimulate acids
Doctor:and cause more pain over ulcer
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:am not having good sleep as well...
User:its all related....
Doctor:Might be
Doctor:You need a course of therapy as quickly
Doctor:that is why you should XXXXXXX a GE specialist
Doctor:Where are you now?
Doctor:Believe with this prolonged and controlled therapy with diet, you will have normal life restored
Doctor:Which city are you from?
User:can u plz refer some doctor over here?
User:do u want me to visit a doctor
User:shall i have the prescribed medicines now or do u want me to consult this dr?
Doctor:You should take Mucaine gel now
Doctor:for the relief of pain
Doctor:But the medicines for long term use will be prescribed after Endoscopy
Doctor:being a medical college
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
User:no...thanks for ur help!
Doctor:Thank you for visiting me
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