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Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is caused when the acid in the stomach travel up to the throat and create a burning feeling in the chest. The symptoms are heartburn, bad breath, sore throat, hoarse voice, bloating, etc. It can be caused by consuming spicy and fatty food or due to obesity, stress, anxiety, pregnancy, smoking, etc.

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I have muscle weakness and shortness of breath after taking Omeprazole. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing acid problems. I keep burping after eating. I started to take 20 mg Omeprazole. I have been taking it for three days, once daily but I experience side effects such as muscle weakness, headache, and shortness of breath. How long should I take the medicine? And ...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I will definitely help you with your problem. Burping after eating is a very common problem. It is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. I will suggest you some precautions to prevent it. Eat less quantity of food every time than before. You may eat five to six times...  Read Full »

I have stomach pain and a burning sensation. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a female age 46. Every day, for about 20 days now, I get up between 3 and 4 AM feeling giddy, uneasy with burning, and pain in the stomach and then pass gas in about 15 to 20 minutes which makes it little better and within another 15 to 30 minutes go to the potty which makes it muc...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, most probably you have dyspepsia. I suggest taking a medication for one month. If the symptoms are still there we should do a test for Helicobacter pylori, if positive eradication treatment will be required. Thanks....  Read Full »

Will gastric reflux cause throat pain when I bend or kneel?

Query: Hi doctor, When I bend or kneel, especially when I kneel, my throat hurts and feels pressure from yesterday. I am taking Lamotrigine for epilepsy. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This can be due to gastric reflux. It is a condition where our stomach acids hit back to the throat and esophagus. So due to that, slight discomfort is felt. As you mentioned, you feel it when you bend down, so most probably, it is due to gastric reflux only. I would su...  Read Full »

I get recurrent acidity, burping, and gas even after medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have severe acidity, excessive burping, and gas for the past few weeks. It gets better but comes back again. I took Cyra D, Pan D, and now Mucaine gel. It relieves the symptoms, but it starts again in a few days, sometimes in a few hours. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can imagine the level of your frustrations, especially for such recurring symptoms of acidity and burping. You see the medications you are taking, like Pan D (Pantoprazole) and Cyra D (Rabeprazole). Both of these medications are acid suppressant medications. Howev...  Read Full »

For the past six months, my throat is dry and hurts. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I am 5.3 feet tall and weight 165 lbs. I have been having problems inside my throat for the past six months. It is dry and hurts. Also, I keep touching the glands every time it bothers me. I have retested for allergies, and I take Claritin D and still have these...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Shrestha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, it seems to be allergic pharyngitis. Pharyngitis is the inflammation of the back of the throat. It gets aggravated by exposure to allergens like cold, dust, pollens, and acid reflux. Make sure you do not have acid reflux as without treating the ref...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation in my esophagus. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 years old female. I have an acid reflux condition which causes a burning sensation in my esophagus. I avoid a lot of food that irritates it. I have tried natural remedies, also had a course on tablet Nexium. Nothing relieved it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have a condition of reflux esophagitis associated with APD (acid peptic disease). Have you undergone an endoscopy and ultrasound of the abdomen? You also need PPI (proton pump inhibitor) drugs and antacid syrup for six weeks and helicobac...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and experiencing acid reflux. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 14 weeks pregnant, and I suffer from continuous severe acid reflux, from the past 7 to 8 weeks. I consulted my gynecologist, but she did not give any medicine. Antacids are not effective at all, and I have a feeling of food stuck in my throat and chest. It is very unpleasant and u...  Read Full »


Dr. Rosita Alizadeh Shalchi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry that you have severe discomfort. You know that acid reflux and nausea are common in pregnancy. Sometimes, small and frequent meals can be tolerated. I suggest you try taking a ginger-based candy 15 minutes before you get out of bed. It is better ...  Read Full »

My dad has a bitter taste in the mouth every morning. What is causing it?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 54 years old. He had a gallbladder surgery for gallstone removal 14 years ago. He takes medicines for BP and for hypothyroidism. His SGPT is 56, SGOT is 46 and ALP is 278. Earlier, for triglycerides, he used to take Fenofibrate. His HDL and LDL were not very high, rather i...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. A bitter taste in the early morning hours is seen in people with acid regurgitation or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and in smokers. I would suggest a course of PPI (proton pump inhibitors) with Levosulpride like capsule Sampraz L ...  Read Full »

How can acid reflux with fatty liver, constipation and hemorrhoids be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering with acidity or acid reflux from the past one year. My scan report says fatty liver and I also have polyps in my gall bladder. Past few months I also seem to have had constipation and hemorrhoids.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need few more details to help you better: 1. Have you got your cardiac evaluation done? 2. Are you getting relief on Razo (attachment removed to protect patient identity)? 3. Any thyroid or diabetes problems? 4. Any other medications you are taking? 5. Are you ov...  Read Full »

I have mild to sharp pain below my right chest and back. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a feeling of pain below my right chest and in the back (right shoulder). Sometimes the pain changes to different positions. Sometimes the pain is sharp at one point and mild at another. From yesterday I have this pain. I do not have a fever, cough, or mucus. I had a similar pain a...  Read Full »


Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your history, you have pain on the right side of your chest. Since you are young, it could be primarily acidity-related problems as your previous doctor might have felt the same thing and prescribed you the medicines for the gas problem. Your vital parameters a...  Read Full »

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