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Have duodenal ulcer and gerd. Facing indigestion problem, breathing difficulty at night. Any ideas?

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Hi Doc

I'm having stomach problem for past 5 year. Still issue persists.
Several diagnosis has been done n reported that it is deodenal ulcer n GERD.

Now I'm facing indigestion problem and loss of sleep at nights with breathing problem severely.

Plz help to get relieved
Posted Fri, 1 Feb 2013 in GERD
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 17 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

The possible cause is GERD going by the information you have given. Gastritis is also present as per your endoscopy report.

You can take acid suppressive medications after consulting your doctor.

The following should also be done.

1. Avoid smoking, alcohol, coffee, chocolates, citrus, tomatoes, spicy food, fatty food, carbonated beverages
2. Avoid heavy meals. Eat smaller frequent meals
3. Go to bed at least 2-3 hours after food.

I hope that answers your question.
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Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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