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Acidity or heartburn is the burning sensation that results from excessive acid secretion in the stomach. To prevent acidity, avoid aerated drinks, do not eat a fatty meal for dinner, sleep with your head elevated at 30 degrees, avoid drinking coffee, and quit smoking.

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I have bloating and severe acidity. Are these side effects of antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing bloating and acidity during the menopause years. After experiencing a burning sensation in the stomach and abdominal pain, bacteria in blood and urine were found before seven months. I was treated with antibiotics for 40 days for UTI. 10 days ago, I again expe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can imagine you must be very upset about ongoing abdominal symptoms. Well, I need to know a few things more about your health. Do you have these abdominal symptoms before, or did you first start to observe your signs when these antibiotics for UTI (urinary tract i...  Read Full »

Why do I have vomiting followed by acidity despite making lifestyle changes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having vomiting followed by acidity. Recently, I also had high fasting blood glucose levels. My doctor has suggested me to make lifestyle changes. Kindly suggest medicines to help with my vomiting and acidity problems. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There are specific issues in your blood test reports and your weight. You have high blood sugar, deranged lipid profile, high TSH (thyroid-stimulating hor...  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 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 »

My daughter vomits without fever. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter, who is turning eight next week, has had a few bouts of vomiting in the recent weeks. A few weeks ago, it was accompanied by fever, and it was over within 48 hours. Now, before two days she threw up again without fever. We put her on a bland diet for 24 hours and yesterday she...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. Vomiting in a seven year old child can be due to a stomach infection, acute gastroenteritis, and acidity. In my opinion, I suggest her antiemetic syrup like syrup Emeset 1 teaspoon (Ondansetron) in an empty stomach three times a day f...  Read Full »

Why do I experience a sharp pain in my abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a sharp, twisting pain in my abdomen that comes and goes. I feel nauseous, and my period is regular. What to do? Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. The pain could be due to acidity and gastritis. Do you also have bloating, burping, an increase in pain while eating food, sour water feeling in your throat, or chest burning? Do you have any vaginal discharge? I suggest you avoid a fatty...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing persistent stomach discomfort and acidity. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been experiencing persistent stomach discomfort and acidity lately. Could you provide insights into effective dietary or lifestyle modifications to alleviate gastritis symptoms? Also, I recently learned about the association between Helicobacter pylori and stomach issues. If I suspe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed your case history. I suggest you follow a few instructions mentioned below. Lifestyle modifications would be taking frequent small meals rather than filling your stomach at once. Take your last meal about three hours befor...  Read Full »

Can High Blood Pressure Be The Reason For The Bloody Mucus From My Throat?

Query: Hello doctor, I had mucus from the throat, and it had minor blood in it. I went to the ER, and the blood pressure was 190/110. The doctors told the bleeding had to do with the blood pressure as the bleeding stopped as soon as blood pressure reducing pills were given orally. I had blood tests done to...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Parvez

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through all your reports you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and they are normal. I am glad that despite very high blood pressure you have ended up having only minor bleeding, which I believe, was a warning sign. I would reco...  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 recom...  Read Full »

What could be the pain in upper chest which does not hurt on deep breath?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a pain in my upper part of the chest for the last three weeks. It does not hurt when I take deep breaths but it is constant pain. This pain sometimes will move from the upper part of my chest to the bottom part of my chest. Can you help me and put my mind at ease.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are a lot of causes of chest pain. Chronic pain is indicative of a more muscular pain etiology also known as Costochondritis. Pain around the left side of the chest, associated with gastric symptoms such as reflux, and acidity indicate GERD (gastric esophageal ...  Read Full »

I have an irritated throat and no allergy. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irritated throat for almost two years. Sometimes hoarse voice refers to the ear and chest. Along with that postnasal drip, LPR was diagnosed. I have tested negative for Streptococcus pyogenes and allergies.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome back to Thanks for briefing me regarding the problem of concern. The most common reason for having these symptoms can definitely be a feature of chronic silent GERD with LPR (gastroesophageal reflux with laryngopharyngeal reflux). Even though you might be asymptomatic or hav...  Read Full »

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