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Acidity and gastric - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i have aciduty and gas problem
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   23mhyd 50kg and 5.3 y
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long?

User :   no such habbit
Doctor :   Since How long have you been Having this Problem
User :   what ever iam eatting its gets like burning selsation near chest area and gas formation from past week
User :   iam unable to concentrate on work due to this
Doctor :   Have you had this only since 1 week
User :   yes
Doctor :   After how many hours of food intake do you get this symptom
User :   iam taking gelusil but only temparory releif
Doctor :   ok

User :   one hour
Doctor :   Any Vomiting or Nausea that your having
User :   yes but only sometimes
User :   normally its only burning selsation and gas release
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   When you swallow, the lower esophageal sphincter a circular band of muscle around the bottom part of your esophagus relaxes to allow food and liquid to flow down into your stomach. Then it closes again.
Doctor :   Certain foods, such as fatty foods, spicy foods, chocolate, caffeine, onions, tomato sauce, carbonated beverages and mint, can aggravate your condition hence would advise you to avoid it
Doctor :   Alcohol
Large meals
Lying down soon after eating, should be avoided to
User :   ok
User :   fresh vegatables is advisable?
Doctor :   Yes but thoroughly washed one and if you can Par Boil it then it will be good
Doctor :   Almonds are quite effective in treating heartburn; chew few almonds when you experience heartburn
Doctor :   Ginger root with honey taken after meal is effective for treating heartburn.
Doctor :   Fruits like apple, watermelon and banana are recommended in you.
Doctor :   Avoid unripe fruits
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Doctor :   Are you there Ajith ?
Doctor :   Take one teaspoon of olive oil 30 minutes before meals
Doctor :   It should be taken only while your having Symptoms else it has the potential to increase the Cholesterol levels
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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