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Treatment of Reflex oesophigitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   doc m havig gastritis prob
User :   like acid making prob
User :   my throat remains choked
User :   throat is vry tight 4m last 2 days
User :   m taking nexpro rd 4o tab mor nite before meals
Doctor :   ok

User :   feels resstless while sleep
User :   i dont eat junk
User :   i eat simple home made food
User :   its irritating me now
Doctor :  
ok
User :   whn m not eating anything wrong thn mhy ths acid formation
User :   whts ths cure 4 ths
Doctor :   i will tel you
User :   is endoscopy of food pipe is required
User :   ????
Doctor :  
before that you if you like to tell any thing please tell
User :   plz tel
Doctor :  
i like to know what have you understand about your present problem
Doctor :  
what do you think is wrong with you
User :   wel my doc said 2 take 2 tabs of nexpro rd 40 in mor nd two in nite as m not feeling gud
User :   wel m tensed regarding ths throat choking
User :   nd endoscopy
Doctor :   now

Doctor :  
relax
User :   ok
Doctor :  
i know what is your problem
Doctor :  
i will tell you the name of the disease also
Doctor :  
but now i need to understand how much of the inconvience you are experiencing because of this problem
User :   wel m feeling tightness in throat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you have pain in stomach
User :   restless while breathing
User :   no no pain
Doctor :   burning sensation
User :   feels burps
User :   no
User :   burning
Doctor :  
answer my Q
User :   ok
Doctor :  
burning sensation in stomach before you starte this nexpro tablet
User :   no
Doctor :   acid like substance used to come to your throat from stomach after some time you sleep
User :   no
Doctor :  
than burbs means what
User :   i feel as if smthing choking my throat while i lie down
Doctor :  
every day
User :   now also m feeling my throat tight
User :   no from last 2 days
User :   i take deep breaths
Doctor :   two days before you had that burbs
User :   ya but nt tht much
User :   i was feeling alrite but agian m feeing the same after sumtime
Doctor :   ok
User :   doc why endoscopy of food pipe is required
User :   ?
Doctor :   can i know your AGE
User :   ya m 29
User :   i want relief 4m ths choked throat
Doctor :  
You are suffering from REFLEX OESOPHAGITIS
Doctor :  
i suppose
User :   ok
User :   thn wht 2 do
User :   is ths a serious prob?
Doctor :  
in other terms it is called acid reflux disease
User :   or any tensions
Doctor :   i will tell you
Doctor :  
normally there is HCL acid in your stomach required for digestion
User :   ok
Doctor :  
that will not enter the food pipe which is above the stomach
User :   ok
Doctor :  
in your case the acid productin may be normal but the acid produced some part
User :   ok
Doctor :  
is entering the food pipe
User :   ok
Doctor :   this is the suspect
User :   ok
Doctor :  
to confirm this a upper GI EDOSCOPY is performed
User :   is it painfull
Doctor :  
this will be confirmatory in most
User :   how it is done
Doctor :  
and will tell the extent of damage caused by the acid
User :   m scared with ths
User :   ok
Doctor :  
why you are scared
User :   because of endocopy
Doctor :  
every day thousands of people are getting it done
User :   how thy l do ths test
User :   some cut or smthing
Doctor :  
you come in the morning after prior appointement
User :   ok
Doctor :  
they will make you drink one liquid sweet in taste
User :   ok
Doctor :  
than they will make you lie down and put one small very thin tube in your mouth
User :   ok
Doctor :  
you have to swallow that
User :   is tht easy 2 swallow
Doctor :   very easy
User :   ok
User :   i need 2 keep my mouh open
User :   4 how long
User :   4 ths test
Doctor :  
it will take some 10 to 15 minutes maximum in most of the cases
User :   ok
User :   i have 2 keep my mouth open til the whole process complete
Doctor :  
they will keep one soft gag in your mouth to keep it open
User :   ok
User :   is ths prob can be treated by medicines
Doctor :   very much only by medicine and some change in your life style
User :   ok
Doctor :  
you like to know how is this acid reflux managed
User :   ya plz
Doctor :   it is very simple

Doctor :  
see that nexpro wt you are taking will be reduced to one tablet in morning
User :   ok
Doctor :  
one more drug will be prescribed which you have to take half hour before food
User :   ok
Doctor :  
this is the medications
Doctor :  
now the life style modification
User :   my doc today suggestd me Gynatone OD before bfst
User :   ths 4 wht/
Doctor :   it is that drug which i told now. GANATON it is
User :   no idea
User :   why is ths drug taken
Doctor :   it is a prokinetic reduces the acid refluxing to food type from stomach
User :   ok
User :   is it vry much effective 4 ths
Doctor :   it is ffective

User :   ok
Doctor :   any thing you would like to know

User :   ya
Doctor :   Please ask your Q

User :   ya
User :   doc wht do i eat so ths reflux wont cme 2 my throat
User :   can i eat ths medicine ganatone od in din today or i shlud strt ir 4m tom mor
Doctor :   you start it now only
Doctor :  
dont eat full stomach
User :   ok
User :   if ths medicine works thn i dont nedd 2 go 4 endoscopy
Doctor :   dont lie down immediately after meals
User :   ok
User :   can i d walk
User :   in eve
Doctor :  
only after one hour of food consumption you should lie down
User :   ok
Doctor :  
no other activity restriction
User :   ok
Doctor :  
you can do all other work
User :   but i feel restless while sleeping
User :   so wht do i do 4 tht?
Doctor :  
now i told you what you should do before sleep. did you understand that
User :   ok
User :   ya i have understood al
User :   wht u told me til now
Doctor :   please repeat

User :   wht?
Doctor :  
what you understood till now
User :   tht dont eat full stomach nd dont sleep after food
User :   atlast 4 one hour
Doctor :   no lying only immediately after food. if you want to lie down also after one hour of consumption of food
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and no full stomach at any time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
avoid fat and oily and spicy foods as mush as possible
User :   ok
User :   ionly take tht much oil which is used 4 cooking food
User :   is ths can be taken
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   doc hope ths prob is nt a serious prob
User :   can be treated easily
Doctor :  
it is not and is treated easily
User :   ok
User :   how do i sleep as i fell restless
User :   as smthing bloking my throat
Doctor :   first treat your problem, take the drugs once the problem is solved the sleeping issue also will resolve

User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?


User :   no
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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