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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   why do i feel sleepy most of the time,heaviness in stomach, acidic feeling and i feel pukish in morning which goes after i eat something.I am a male of 30 years
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   hello
Doctor :   let me read ur query
Doctor :   Probably what u have is GERD - gastroesophageal reflux disorder
User :   oki but it is not same every day
User :   it happns some time
Doctor :   And this is due to lower esophegeal sphincter dysfunction (excessive relaxation)
User :   what is the treatment for the same
Doctor :   I understand, it happens usually when u have had a heavy meal , spicy stuff, etc
User :   yes
Doctor :   Antacids like mucaine gel, gelusil will help u with the symptoms
Doctor :   If not, try acid reducers like Omez 20 mg twice daily, available OTC
User :   i was very active but since last m have this low feeling
User :   i had dengu last year in nov
Doctor :   also regular physical workout, and aerobics, jogging will help u as well
User :   n was feeling very weak after that
Doctor :   thats ok, u dont need to worry about dengue and it does not have any issues now
Doctor :   Avoid high spicy foods, and high fat diet
Doctor :   be upright for 30 min after u have a meal
Doctor :   avoid too much of caffiene , tea,
Doctor :   Stop smoking if u do,
User :   in feb a cyst measuring 14mmx4mm was diagnsd
User :   in left kidney
User :   which increased to 15mm x 15mm in 4months
User :   but doctor said its normal dont have to worry abt it
Doctor :   ok, so u have a single cyst
Doctor :   cysts are common in kidneys
User :   blood test were normal, so as urine but urine is bit acidic in reation
Doctor :   and have no issues unless they are multiple
User :   yes only a single cyst
Doctor :   if ur urine analysis, is normal then u dont have to worry at all
User :   but i have tendency of stone 5 years back i had 1 but now i have 2
Doctor :   u mean u have 2 renal stones ?
User :   yes but small in size
User :   just concerned about the urine being acidic why does it happn
Doctor :   in that case there is nothing to worry
Doctor :   u need to change ur diet
User :   what could be the reason of this feeling sick all the time i have never been same
Doctor :   Do u work out ?
User :   i used to work out a lot . i was in army but after leaving it since last nov i am not in physical
User :   all these things developed since last nov only
User :   weight has also increased
Doctor :   As such this is basically due to stress of illness as well as bad personal diet habits
User :   oki
User :   how to go about it to get back into shape
Doctor :   follow the advice that i gave u earlier
Doctor :   omez, and mucaine gel are good for ur symptoms
User :   ya i get completely fine even after digene
User :   do i have to take medicine or it will get ok by regular excercise
Doctor :   medicines will help u for some time
Doctor :   but for greater benefit lifestyle changes help most
User :   ok Is it something to worry about
Doctor :   no not at all
Doctor :   one u change ur lifestyle, everything will be fine
User :   Secondly 1 more advice
Doctor :   ok, please proceed
User :   i have to get into shape for which is the need of the service can i go for heavy workout sessions
User :   d cyst ..i hope there is not problem for the same
Doctor :   u can start with aerobics and cardio
Doctor :   u dont need to build muscles
Doctor :   just body fitness will be fine
User :   no not muscle but fast paced excercise
Doctor :   fast paced excercise - is good
User :   hope there is not relation with cyst n excercise
Doctor :   no not at all
Doctor :   u dont have to worry at all
User :   thanks and lastly advice about
User :   how to shed around 14 kgs in 11/2 months
User :   because it is must
Doctor :   thats very hard
Doctor :   unless u fast too much and work out every day for 4-6 hrs
User :   i am 85 kgs
User :   and 179cms
User :   this weight gain is since 1 year only because of too much rest
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   the best way is regular excersie and diet change and reduced calorie intake
User :   oki
User :   1 more thing if u dnt mind
Doctor :   sure
User :   Is GRED a permanent problem or temporary which can be corrected with lifestyle change
Doctor :   GERD is a temporry issue, and can get corerrected
User :   what shld be dosage of omez, and mucaine gel
Doctor :   mucaine gel 3 tsp 3 -4 times a day
Doctor :   omez 20 mg twice daily before food
Doctor :   mucaine gel - taken after food
User :   for how long
Doctor :   try it for 15 days
User :   thabks
User :   and
Doctor :   You r welcome
User :   want to know like i have 1 cyst is there possiblility of other cysts also
Doctor :   no
User :   becase in ultrasound only 1 cyst was detected
User :   and how safe is it to get it removed
Doctor :   no need to remove them
Doctor :   they will not do any harm
User :   oki
User :   thanks for all ur adivice doctor
Doctor :   u r welcome

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