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Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in Abdominal Pain
Question: i am suffering from acidity since last 5-6 years. i take acidity tablet on daily basis. my food & life style is normal. please suggest....
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 2 hours later
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Advanced therapies available

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Hi,

You do not have to suffer for so long years now. There are advanced therapies available which will help along with your life style modification.

I suggest you should get an Endoscopy done by a Gastroenterologist and enquire how to end this malady. Antacid is not good over long term use as they can cause alkalosis.
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