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Severe heart burn problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hiii
User :   I have severe heart burn problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when you have this problem?
User :   almost a year now
Doctor :   Do you hurps and belching
User :   i am a social drinker and do smoke as well, but i drink only beer and wine though
User :   Hurps???
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
Doctor :   Burps?
User :   Belching
Doctor :   Do you have this more when you sleep
User :   Burps--- Yes when i have spicy food
User :   U r rite -- i do loose my sleep
User :   as well
User :   Age- 29
User :   Male
User :   Single
User :   Asst Manager, Staffing
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would say this
Doctor :   this is a conditon called relux oesophagitis
Doctor :   It is making the food reflux into your food pipe and cause heart burn
Doctor :   this is caused mainly because of improper food habits
User :   Wen ever i have drinks i get heart burn
Doctor :   over weight
Doctor :   smoking and drinking
Doctor :   coffee, icecreams etc
User :   Weight: 75, Height- 5.8
Doctor :   you are overweight to your height
Doctor :   you should come down
Doctor :   by 10 kgs
User :   really
Doctor :   you put two or three pillow under your head
Doctor :   while you sleep
User :   But what do id now
Doctor :   and take Rantac tablet
Doctor :   30 min before food
Doctor :   and cut down your drinking
Doctor :   If yoiu have severe heart burn
User :   i drink on weekend
Doctor :   you should immediately
Doctor :   take cold milk
User :   i dont drink tea or coffee..
Doctor :   avoid them
User :   ok
Doctor :   If you dont relieve with these you should get a endoscopy done to see the food passage
Doctor :   if any damage is done
User :   How long should i continue with the tabs
Doctor :   You should be relieved within 15 days
Doctor :   but only lifestyle habits can cure the diesease
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   thanks for consulting,bye
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