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Heavy acidity, gas. On antacids. Not helpful. Done endoscopy. Why is this happening? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Good Morning..
User:My wife is having Acidity heavily...always burbing
Doctor:Is she on any antacids?
User:its having 1 months..lot of medication... antacids in lot..but no relief..
User:1 month Rantac D also taken
User:then changed to homeopathy,,,
Doctor:Has an endoscopy been done?
User:its done
User:endoscopy...and colonoscopy done
User:last year
User:no adverse report
Doctor:Was the reports normal?
Doctor:Did she get tested for H. pylori infection?
User:not done
Doctor:Please get it done
Doctor:It may be the cause
Doctor:Gastritis is not a tough condition to treat
Doctor:It can be completely cured
User:any immediate relief..any medication?
Doctor:An experienced Gastroenterologist should be able to treat it without any difficulty
Doctor:Yes, there is
User:pyloric is for infant i believe
User:she has been on HOD gastro ,appollo gleneagles
Doctor:She can take a tablet of Pantocid DSR right now on empty stomach
User:any food habits?
Doctor:H. Pylori occurs in adults too
Doctor:Yes, definitely she should avoid spicy food
Doctor:oily food
Doctor:She has to take more fruits and salads
Doctor:and plenty of water
User:PAN 40 will be correct?
Doctor:PAN DSR is better than Pan 40
User:ok..any other advise?
Doctor:Yes, please consult a Gastroenterologist
Doctor:Chronic gastritis can cause gastric cancer
Doctor:I do not think you should rely on homeopathy
Doctor:Please get a yearly endoscopy done
User:ok...point taken
User:thanks bye
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
Doctor:Thank you too
User:no doc..thnks
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Have a great day
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