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Burning sensation in heart after having dinner - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i have heart burn after meals ..especially..and in the nights after dinner
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u had this problem
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   its there for some days..and some days its not there
User :   age-28
User :   Gender-male
User :   occuaption-I
User :   marital status-single
Doctor :   r u taking any medicine for that
User :   it was there some years back..again its come....its been there for a week now
User :   took some antacids
Doctor :   did u ever get a endoscopy done
User :   and doc gave me a tab to have it one hour beofore food
User :   no i havent
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u get vomiting sensation
User :   no
User :   its not always..its there atleast two times in a week
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
Doctor :   r u there
User :   ok sure
User :   no ..
User :   i dont..i stopped smoking in 2004
Doctor :   u need to get endoscopy done
User :   and no drinks
User :   wat can be the cause
Doctor :   ulcer
Doctor :   GERD
Doctor :   u can take gelusil
User :   oh ok..wats the treatment for that
Doctor :   but this will give temporary relief
User :   i do take that,,but no use
Doctor :   u need to take anti ulcer drugs
Doctor :   for 2 weeks time
User :   like
Doctor :   also get ECG and endoscopy done
Doctor :   please dont ignore
User :   how long does it take
Doctor :   problem
User :   for these things to be done
Doctor :   it will take two weeks course of treatment
User :   wat kind of anti ulcer drugs
User :   how abt the diet
Doctor :   ulcer healing drugs
Doctor :   avoid spicy foods
User :   name
Doctor :   no coffee, junk foods
Doctor :   avoid oily foods
User :   wat shuld i eat
Doctor :   dont take coffee or food two hours before u sleep
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and , you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   please consult a physician after endoscopy and ECG
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Doctor :   anything else u want ot know about
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User :   If i go to a hospital ,,wat do i tel them ,,just tell that i need an endoscopy done
Doctor :   tell me them u have gastritis
Doctor :   burning sensation in chest for long time
Doctor :   or esle see a gastroenterologist
User :   ok ..wat if they just give me a tablet
Doctor :   u take those tablet and get back to them
Doctor :   follow there advise
Doctor :   dont wear tight shirt
Doctor :   body hugging tee shirt
Doctor :   this will cause lax esophageal
Doctor :   sphincter
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