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Medicines to avoid burning sensation in the chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXXhere
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   Hello, Dr. XXX
User :   I have been getting a burning sensation in my chest since the last couple of weeks.
User :   happens mostly just after I have has food
User :   *had
Doctor :   ok. do you have any other symptoms associated?
Doctor :   are the symptoms worse after heavy meal, spicy food/oily food?
User :   dont know if its related, but had indigestion as well.. on and off
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, height, weight, history of past medical illness and treatment if any.
User :   Age 31, Male, 183 cms, 85Kg,
User :   I had acidity problems 3-4 years back for which I had seen a local doctor and advised medication,
User :   havent had any problems since then
Doctor :   ok. did you try taking any medications to get relief?
User :   started taking digene syrup yesterday.
Doctor :   is there upper stomach discomfort, belching, burping, flatulence, nausea associated?
User :   no nausea, but yes lots of flatulence, and some upper stomach discomfort.
Doctor :   ok. it is good that you have started on digene syrup
Doctor :   continue to take it 20 ml 2-3 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   and get started on Cap Omez 20 mg once daily in morning empty stomach for a week
Doctor :   your symptoms should get resolved
Doctor :   have bland and easily digestible foods
Doctor :   do not leave stomach empty for more than 3 hours at a stretch
User :   ok, are these acidity symptoms?
Doctor :   avoid spicy, oily food. avoid large meals
Doctor :   yes they do suggest gastritis and acidity.
User :   ok
User :   Thanks Doctor, I will do as advised.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   avoid potato, cabbage, cauliflower in diet. avoid citrus fruits and juices like lemon, orange etc.
User :   ok
User :   carbonated drinks to be avoided?
Doctor :   yes they should be avoided always in your case
Doctor :   restrict your tea/cofee intake to 1 time a day
User :   ok
User :   so only Digene and Omez as of now?
User :   plus diet changes
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   if your symptoms do not improve in 3-5 days
Doctor :   then you a gastroenterologist evaluaion is recommended
Doctor :   along with upper GI endoscopy to rule out any mucosal damage and ulcers
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes
Doctor :   is there anything else you would like to ask me?
User :   no thats all doctor
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
User :   bye
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