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Acidity problem, regular eating habits with moderate spices, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hello doctor
User :   hello Doctor
User :   I have problem of acidity these days
Doctor :   Hi
User :   it is persisting for more than a week
User :   can you help me?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   40 yrs
User :   Nope
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you consume alcohol or smoke?
User :   Yes 3 regular meals and one snacks in afternoon
Doctor :   Do you have meals at regular intervals?
Doctor :   OK
User :   I take lunch supplied by a ceterer in my office
Doctor :   Do you have home cooked food or outside food?
User :   B/F and dinner are cooked at home
User :   also snacks at office
User :   At office, it is moderate
Doctor :   Ok
User :   at home, it not at all spicy
User :   very less spices
Doctor :   Is the food are spicy or moderate?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I had it earlier also. I used to take digene and it used to supress.
User :   this is first time, I am consulting someone
Doctor :   Is this the first time you are having these symptoms or have been suffered before?
User :   No
Doctor :   Do you suffer with any diagnosed medical conditions?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you taking any regular medications?
User :   ok
Doctor :   After going through the description, I am of the opinion that you might be having chronic gastritis.
Doctor :   It would be better to see a gastroenterologist and few investigations like oesophagoscopy might be required to rule out the causes.
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: User :   ok
Doctor :   1. Drink lots of water and fruit juices upto 3 to 4 litres per day.
Doctor :   2. Consume lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits
User :   ok
Doctor :   3. Consume meals at regular interval and also have small frequent meals.
User :   ok
Doctor :   4. Take tab GELUSIL three times a day before food for 15 days.
Doctor :   And meet a gastroenterologist.
User :   yes yes.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   thanks a lot! I'll do this
User :   thats all thanks a lot doc
User :   thanks bye bye
User :   have a good day ahead
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
Doctor :   same to you.
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