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Treatment and diet advice for GERD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i have this pain--on and my chest
User :   I had similar pain some 10days back and had showed it to a physician in Mumbai....he said its because of acidity..gave me medicines..and it went away for a again I am having it..
User :   I was experiencing it slightly today morning..but I had lunch now and it started again..sometime i feel, sometime i dont...
Doctor :   so medicines helped
User :   yes...
Doctor :   So it was acidity
User :   however
User :   I had acidity problems earlier why has this started happening now
Doctor :   and it is related to lunch, I mean food
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   37
Doctor :   What is your weight and height?
Doctor :   Do you have any medical problems?
User :   82kgs/ 5 feet 10 inches
User :   No medical such
Doctor :   You are over weight
Doctor :   Your ideal body weight 75Kgs
User :   and my BP is 130/85 most of the times..
Doctor :   that is normal.
User :   yest..evening..i was feeling little dizzy
Doctor :   Not exacly normal
Doctor :   high normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok what is the present problem?
User :   tht pain only...
User :   now I don't feel it...should I continue same medicine
Doctor :   How long the chest pain last?
Doctor :   Can you describe the pain? burning? sharp?
User :   last for 1-2 min..
User :   its sharp...
User :   i if someone poking something
Doctor :   Does any physical activity makes it? brings it?
User : just happens
User :   i never noticed exactly
User :   i had done my ECG some 4 months back, it was a okay..
Doctor :   so basically this GERD
Doctor :   Gastro Esop[hageal Refluc Disease
User :   ok
Doctor :   Acid is regurgitating from stomach to food pipe
Doctor :   This is a chronic problem
Doctor :   Hard to fix
User :   ok
Doctor :   Here are the tips
Doctor :   1. Eat small portions
Doctor :   2. eat bland food
Doctor :   3. easy less oily food
User :   ok
Doctor :   4. give 3 hrs after u eat and before going to sleep
Doctor :   5. exercise
Doctor :   6. loose weight
Doctor :   6. we have nutritionist and get dietary counsellings to loose weight
User :   ok
Doctor :   Walk min 30 min daily
Doctor :   And take Pantop 40 mg daily
Doctor :   It is ok to take on regular basis
Doctor :   ateleast when u get pain it works for 24 hrs and protects from acid
Doctor :   if u have acute pain chew gelusil tabelts
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting

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