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Smoking addiction causing heartburn and ulcers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   have some problems need help
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical problems
User :   I suffer from severe heartburn, ulcers regularly
User :   i take omez almost daily
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   without which this aggravates
User :   34 Male software pro married yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   had an endoscopy done 10 years back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was th report
User :   also a smoker and a regular drinker
Doctor :   u need to quit smoking
User :   they found ulcers in the stomach and gave me lanz
Doctor :   and drinking
Doctor :   it will aggravate ur problem
User :   i understand that
User :   iwouldnt be chatting with you if i wanted to quit
Doctor :   ok
User :   food habits are regular
User :   avoid spicy food,oily food
Doctor :   ur problem will be aggravated by smoking and drinking
Doctor :   ok
User :   i know that
User :   i wanted a workaround
Doctor :   so how can i help you now
User :   let me know a long term solution
Doctor :   get a endoscopy done
Doctor :   if ur over weight
Doctor :   u got to lose weight
User :   not overweight
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   avoid wearing tight tee shirts
User :   i dont wear anything tight
User :   how does it help not wearing tight tees
Doctor :   it will make upper esophageal spintcher lax
User :   have to rush for a quick meeting
Doctor :   so food contains
User :   how do i chat with you again
Doctor :   please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   dont want to start all over again
Doctor :   u can get back to us
User :   ok..will be back in 15 mins
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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