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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi doctor
User :   i m XXXXX working in general mototrs in bangalore
Doctor :   k
User :   i am having severe gastro problem for a quite a long time now
User :   its been around 8 to 9 months
User :   i have severe acidity which is troubling me a lot
Doctor :   What is the problem exactly and pl describe it
User :   well let me tell u my symptoms
Doctor :   ok
User :   first of all during burping i feel acidic kind of liquid coming up
User :   when the acidity becomes more my chest become very conjusted and it become difficult to breath properly
User :   just like now
User :   i feel like taking breath from the mouth and i tend to feel very uneasy
User :   i guess this acidity is accompanied by gas as well
User :   which compresses my chest
User :   and my tongue become white also when i have more problem
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   can u help me with this
User :   Age: 28 , Gender : Male , occupation: engineer
User :   location: bangalore, single, no dependents
User :   is it okay doc?
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i know ur name please doc
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?
User :   nothing
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Overwt, Diabetes, High Blood pressure, Asthma, Allergies? Any Operations If so why? please say if there is family history of such problems.
User :   well i recently had my oveall check and i was told to be perfectly fit
Doctor :   was the endoscopy done
User :   endoscopy means where u put a tube inside stomach?
Doctor :   yes
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok the symptoms you are describing are reflux oesophagitis with acid from the stomach
Doctor :   they are typica;
User :   okay
User :   hope i can be alrite
Doctor :   it is called GERD Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
User :   alrite
Doctor :   is more than just chronic heartburn.
User :   well the funny thing is i dont have the heart burns
Doctor :   GERD is a condition in which stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus)
User :   but doc if i take simple food for some time then i feel relaxed somewht
User :   ya may be because of that i feel a lot of uneasiness in my oesophegus as well
Doctor :   manage the discomfort of heartburn with lifestyle modifications and over-the-counter medications.
Doctor :   I shall explain you how
User :   okay doc
User :   so u mean i can control this right
Doctor :   Control your weight
User :   doc i m underweight
Doctor :   Eat smaller meals.
Doctor :   Loosen your belt.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Everyone has specific triggers. Common triggers such as fatty or fried foods, alcohol, chocolate, peppermint, garlic, onion, caffeine and nicotine may make reflux worse
Doctor :   the whitness of tongue is due to the acid
User :   okay
User :   well doc can u please guide me with the food which i shld take
Doctor :   Avoid stooping or bending.
Doctor :   Don't lie down after a meal.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Raise the head of your bed
Doctor :   I shall send you a document on diet
Doctor :   to be followed
Doctor :   and you can make similar
Doctor :   wit ht help of a dietician near by
User :   and doc i become uncomfortable because i m not able to breath properly
Doctor :   or you can chat with one
User :   because of this acidity
Doctor :   at WWW.WWWW.WW
User :   its been long when i have felt like a normal person
Doctor :   An elevation of about six to nine inches puts gravity to work for you. You can do this by placing wooden or cement blocks under the feet of your bed at the head end.
User :   alrite doc
User :   wht if i use high pillow
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but it is said that it dint work after some time
User :   alrite
Doctor :   Please confirm the details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
User :   yes true
Doctor :   Diet is the main thing
User :   yes doc please advise me the diet
Doctor :   so i shall send you the diet chart
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   to the above id
User :   if u can send me the diet i shld take i will be very grateful to u
User :   dat wld be awesome doc
User :   so doc my uneasiness of breatheness will also finish i hope
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You should not be worried
Doctor :   all is becuause of the refluyx
Doctor :   dont eat fried foods
Doctor :   eat whole grains
Doctor :   ok
User :   i feel as if some one had tightly held my lungs
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback
User :   alrite doc..whtever u feel i shld take please mention in the mail
User :   i have
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
User :   doc can i have ur number pls in emergency
User :   if it is possible
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