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Time taken for GERD cure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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How can I help you?
User :   I was just wondering Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) how long does it take to go im taking meclizine for labryinthitis as well and taking omperazole for the GERD its been 3 days and I feel just a lil bit better
Doctor :  
Yes I can help you in answering yur questions
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GERD takes a long time to resolve only with medicines
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There are other important things
User :   what about labryinithitis and the dizzines
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that you should know about the GERD
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and what needs to be followed
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Labrynthitis can be relieved in few days
User :   I was in the hospital and they told me to just take Omperazole and some other nausea medicine which is almost done now just 1 tablet left
Doctor :  
I understand
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But the Omeprazole ( I guess 20 mg or 40 mg ) is given to you symptomatically
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which relieves and there is a chance of recurrence
User :   ya but at least i will feel better soon right
Doctor :  
Yes
User :   How long does it take its been 3 days
Doctor :  
But are you looking for a long term solution
User :   since ive been taking the medicine
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or a temporary solution
User :   temporary for now
Doctor :  
It takes 2 weeks usually
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then
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If you follow correct diet and other guidelines
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then it becomes much lesser
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and relieves earlier

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