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Suffering from belching, feel stomach burn like acidity symptoms. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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User:I am suffering from Belching since few months. I burp almost all the time and I am not able to associate the same with any food I take in particular. It's not exactly acidity all the time and I am having normal bowel movements. I suspect a mild case of acidity or ulcers. Please suggest how to investigate and diagnose this further.
Doctor:What is your age, occupation ?
User:I am a Software Engineer
Doctor:How many hours do you work per week?
User:around 40 hours
Doctor:Do you have proper hunger?
Doctor:Do you take regular meal or do you skip breakfast?
Doctor:How long you have to travel to reach work?
User:I take breakfast regularly between 9-11 in the morning
User:30-40 minutes on bike
User:I used to work-out and take protein supplements
Doctor:Do you try any medicine for this?
Doctor:Did you see a doctor for ths problem?
User:Apart from burping, if I feel stomach burn like acidity symptoms, I take ENO but very rarely
User:I have not seen any doctor for this particular problem so far
Doctor:Ok, We can attribute your problem to the following possibilities
Doctor:1 - Acute Gastritis
Doctor:2 Reflux Oesophagitis
Doctor:The risk that you may have for developing the above are
Doctor:Intense stress at work with timelines
Doctor:Irregular diet schedules
Doctor:So keeping these in mind you should try to modify the behavior along with some medicine schedule
User:Could it be due to eating spices?
Doctor:It can aggravate the problem
Doctor:It can produce intense acid secretion
Doctor:You can take Tab ZINETAC 150mg, before food thrice a day, for a week
User:Do you prescribe any tests for further investigation?
Doctor:Let me know after a week about the progress
Doctor:If does not help you need to be investigated further
User:Okay. Sounds good.
User:Thank you.
Doctor:Thank you for visitine me
Doctor:Bye for noww
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