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Burning feeling in chest - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi doctor, i've been getting a burning in my chest for the pass few days whenever i lay down to sleep
User :   is it acid
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It could be acid
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   and the condition is called reflux oesophagitis
Doctor :   You have to put two pillows while at sleep
User :   to stop it
Doctor :   or rise the head of the cot
User :   but is there a pill to stop the burning
Doctor :   by putting a block under the legs of the head end
User :   i do that presently
Doctor :   yes the pill will help to reduce the acid
Doctor :   and there are more to do along with the pill
User :   do i have to get ah precription
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   I can help you with the diet medifications, OTC pills
Doctor :   and the dosage
User :   ok thank u doc
Doctor :   and the things to do and not to do
Doctor :   Please answer for few questions
Doctor :   Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height. ?
User :   so what pill is it can i buy it over the counter
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   You can buy it over the counter
Doctor :   but let me first see if what help you better

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