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How can I prevent heart burn during pregnancy ?

I am having chest burning , i am 24 week pregnant.what should i do now?
Sun, 15 Jan 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Dear,as the pregnancy advances the growing baby inside pushes the stomach.So this can happen.Avoid taking large meals at a time,do not sleep immediately after food.Avoid spicy foods.bye and take care.
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General Surgeon Dr. Mitesh R. Trivedi's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic forum.
The above symptoms you mentioned are known as gastroesophagial reflux disease, which is more common during pregnancy.
For this condition you will require antacid treatment.
So consult your family physician for the same.
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General Surgeon Dr. Mitesh R. Trivedi's  Response
Hello and welcome to healthcare magic forum.
The above symptoms you mentioned are known as gastroesophagial reflux disease, which is more common during pregnancy.
For this condition you will require antacid treatment.
So consult your family physician for the same.
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