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Acidity, stomach burning - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:Hi Doc
User:Good Morning..!!
Doctor:Good mornign
Doctor:This is Dr. Shanthi here
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:This is Mr XXXXXXX here
User:I use to do Night shift for couple of years
User:and during that period i gradually developed Acidity problem within me
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:It usually happens
User:So now a days I m not able to enjoy heavy food
User:Now since yesterday I m facing this problem of Acidity again
User:starting from my throught till Stomach, its all burning inside
User:Day before yesterday I had 1 bear and few starters and then kababs
Doctor:I am sorry about this
Doctor:You should start yourself on PPIs
User:Please suggest me something to get rid of this
Doctor:These are prescription drugs
User:do we have a permanent cure for this
Doctor:Please get them prescribes
Doctor:Yes, there is permanent cure for this
Doctor:You need to take Omez or Pantop for 6 weeks minimum
User:after food or before...?
Doctor:Half an hour before food
Doctor:It is prescription drug
Doctor:You also need to get an upper GI endoscopy done
User:So I will have to get it prescribed from a doc
User:I cannot go and buy it from a store
Doctor:Please get it done by an Gastroenterologist.
Doctor:It is prescription drug
Doctor:You need a doctor's prescription for the same
User:So you suggest me to visit a doc as soon as possible
User:is this a serious problem,...?
Doctor:Dietary changes are very important
Doctor:It is not serious
Doctor:But we should rule out other causes
User:I m also 8 kg over weight
User:My diet routine is
User:Morning Breakfast between 9-10 am (Idli & Wada)
User:Lunch @1 pm (Chinees)
Doctor:Do not consume Wada
User:Evening Brunch @ 5 pm (Coffee)
Doctor:Take 4 idlis instead
User:Its medu Wada
User:Not Batata Wada
Doctor:Wadas are generally oily and XXXXXXX in calories
Doctor:Why don't you go in for a diet consultation with our dietitian?
User:And Dinner @ 10 pm (normal Roti with one non veg dish)
User:consultation is available on chat...?
Doctor:It is a telephonic conversation
Doctor:Would you like one?
User:why not
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
Doctor:I shall ask my team to call you on this and fix an appointment with the dietitian
Doctor:You shall get a call soon
Doctor:Is there anything else I may help you with?
User:Thst it Doc
User:You helped me
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Have a great day
Doctor:Bye for now
User:No Problem
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