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Diagnosed with mild Lax Les, persisting burning feeling in chest and back. Taking Nexium, Domstal. Will it take time to recover?

Hi Doctor, I have been diagnosed with Lax Les (mild). I am 156 cm tall. I am 5 feet 2 Inches. I have a 2 year old baby through Csection . I have been prescribed with Nexium to take everyday morning on empty stomach for 2 months, and domstal 10 Mg before each of my meals. I have started the medications 2-3 days back but still feel burning sensation in my chest and back. Will it take time to recover? Would I have to be in medicines life long? What should I eat? And what should I avoid eating? And by evening the burning sensation is more and I feel palpitations as well. I have got my heart checked and everything seems to be fine. So is Lax les also causing this palpitation?
Asked On : Sun, 1 Jul 2012
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Thanks for your consult:
Lax Les( lower esophageal sphincter relaxation) may be due to Hiatus hernia( hernia of the diaphragm bulges into chest ) or simply due to esophagitis. It will take time to recover from this. You have to use medications until your symptoms subside.
Eating less spicy foods, less oil containing foods along will medications can eliminate Lax Les
Endoscopy is the best investigation to find the severity of Lax Les and also for the treatment if needed.
Answered: Mon, 26 May 2014
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