Acid Peptic Disease

Acid peptic disease is a term used to describe various conditions that result in excess acid production, such as gastritis, gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger Ellison Syndrome. Most of these conditions are treated with proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics.

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Can you stop taking Raciper Plus suddenly?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking Raciper plus for a year now. How can I stop?  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Raciper Plus is a proton pump inhibitor (Esomeprazole) and sustained release Domperidone combination. It is usually prescribed for acid peptic disease or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). First of all, you can stop if your symptoms are under control. Since you h...  Read Full »

I am suffering from PCOD and have irregular periods, chest pain, and abdominal pain. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor,I was suffering from PCOD and was taking ayurvedic medicines. I stopped the medications last year. I have had irregular periods for the past three to four months. Now, I have chest pain and abdominal pain. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi,Welcome to symptoms are suggestive of acid peptic disease and not associated with periods.1. I suggest (consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent) tablet Pantoprazole and Antacid syrup.2. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, and carbo...  Read Full »

I am experiencing nausea and headaches, and my stomach hurts when I throw up. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female who is 5 feet 11 inches tall. For the past five days, I have been experiencing nausea and headaches. In addition, my stomach hurts whenever I throw up. I got my first Depo-Provera shot a week back and had unprotected sex for two days. However, he did the pull-out...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It may be due to acid peptic disease. Therefore, I suggest taking tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg and an antacid syrup. Depovera shot action starts within 72 hours. If you are engaged with your partner before that, I sugg...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain and a burning sensation in my stomach. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain and stomach burning issue. Three months ago, I had an endoscopy test in which my diagnosis was pangastritis, the problem was resolved in some days, but the same problem occurred again. Again I went for endoscopy (gastroscopy and colonoscopy ), and the results were IBS and a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have acid peptic disease (APD), I suggest you consult with a specialist doctor, talk with him or her and take medicines with their consent. Take Omeprazole tablets twice daily. Avoid spicy foods, smoking, and alcohol. Add Normaxin (Clidinium, Chlordiazepoxide, an...  Read Full »

I am suffering from fever and frequent stomach pain since I have got an H.pylori infection. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female. Three years ago, I was hospitalized due to an H.pylori infection. Ever since, I regularly suffer from stomach pain, like once every three to five months. Today, I have a fever due to an upset stomach, and I noticed that when I stand up, my stomach hurts more...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may be having an intermittent acute gastritis or acid injury of the stomach. Hope you have been treated for H.pylori once. Do not worry. This is a common minor medical condition. It can be precipitated by stress, a particular diet, etc. I would recommend the follow...  Read Full »

Why does my stomach pain come and go on changing my position?

Query: Hello, I have been having pain in the center of my stomach since last night. The pain disappears when I change my position and appears again after some time. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It may be due to acid peptic disease. I suggest you perform an ultrasound abdomen. I also suggest you the following- 1. You must avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, beverages, and carbonated drinks. 2. You must avoid alcohol intake and smoking hab...  Read Full »

I am taking medication for rheumatoid arthritis, and I have severe stomach pain. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 75-year-old male with rheumatoid arthritis. I have had bad stomach pain for six to seven months. The pain is intermittent during the day and wakes me at night. This is happening almost every day and night. I get bloated sometimes, and I have nausea and decreased appetite. I wei...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The symptoms you describe fit into the description of the acid peptic disease and peptic ulcers. The culprits for this are Aspirin and Methotrexate. So the first step to treating this will be switching from Aspirin and Methotrexate to a better alternative drug like C...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cure for problems related to GERD and gastritis with sleep disturbances.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 54 years with a weight of 62 kilograms and a height of five feet. I have these symptoms for the past five months. I have anorexia with loss of appetite. I have dyspepsia with difficulty in swallowing food and water. I have an acidic burn with an outcome of mucin. I have GERD. I have...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The important things are pangastritis, solitary rectal ulcer, and anemia. As you have persistent problems related to GERD and gastritis, then this can be resolved by taking dru...  Read Full »

My wife has pain in her belly button. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is having pain on the belly button. She feels this pain for the last five to seven days. The pain is sharp when she put her finger and touch the belly button. I need your opinion on the following. What could be the problem? What course of action has to be taken? Which speciality...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Padhan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for explaining the entire history. Most likely, it is a neurogenic pain as it is sharp on touch. You have to consult a gastroenterologist to look for acid peptic disease. It is better to consult a gastroenterologist soon personally as it needs a physical exami...  Read Full »

I have high blood pressure with headaches. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old (female) and for two weeks, my systolic blood pressure has been over 135 and diastolic approximately 89 with 90 bpm at rest. My blood pressure is usually around 110/75 mmHg with 70-80 bpm at rest. I get sharp headaches that come and go, but some do not go for extended pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not worry about your blood pressure and it can be reactionary increase due to all your other problems. You are having acid peptic disease and anemia. Iron supplements tend to increase acid peptic disease. So, be off Iron supplements for a few days and begin it slowl...  Read Full »

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