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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 throat pain and a cough due to acidity. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having too much acidity for a few months. Sometimes, I am getting a cough due to too much bile and even throat pain. Can you please prescribe me some medicine to lower it permanently? I have been taking tablet Pan D extra.  Read Full »

Dr. Chandwadkar Ashish

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Well, according to your complaints and history, it seems there is no need to prescribe over-the-counter medicines when you have been taking some of them on daily basis. I would like to evaluate yourself regarding the cause of the situation. ...  Read Full »

My 1-month-old baby is suffering from acidity and gas. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 1-month-old baby is suffering from acidity, even after drinking milk. There is some relief from taking carom seeds juice. He is currently on cholecalciferol medications. Is so much gas normal for an infant?  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please stop carom seeds juice completely. It is normal for an infant to get gas, and no medication is needed. I would suggest the following measures in case of excess gas. Keep the child at the inclined position of 20 degrees to the ground at all times under supervision...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing intermittent chest pain radiating to the shoulder along with constant burping. Is this a sign of heart disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing intermittent chest pains for over three months, which occur randomly and can happen at any time. The pain is mostly on the left side, extending up to the shoulder, without any vibrating sensation, although it occasionally occurs on the right side as well. The ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Chest pain is most likely due to gastritis and reflux disease rather than a heart-related issue. Considering your symptoms and age, the likelihood of heart disease is very low. However, if you still have concerns, it would be a good idea to ...  Read Full »

Why do I have frequent gnawing pain when my stomach is empty?

Query: Hi doctor, I have frequent gnawing pain when stomach is empty, which is relieved after eating. There is a continuous mucus accumulation in the throat throughout the day, which obstructs proper breathing and flares the nose nostril followed by dry mouth. It is particularly in the early morning hours....  Read Full »

Dr. Kagathara Happy Kumar Devkaranbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms are consistent with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). In this condition, junction of esophagus and stomach become weak and therefore, stomach acid move up into the esophagus. The most common cause for this is hiatus hernia in whic...  Read Full »

I have gas and acidity problems from anything I eat. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old female, and I have gas and acidity problems. Anything I eat causes a lot of gas. It worsens when I travel, it becomes hard to pass the stools, and when it does, it smells awful even if I eat or do not eat something. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sultan Zeb Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Keep a food diary to look out for the culprit food. I hope you are not chewing gums frequently, which can cause swallowing of air and gas; talking while eating can also cause that. Have your dinner early, so there must be a difference of three to four hours between y...  Read Full »

I have sudden onset of pain in the belly which is not getting cured despite taking medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have sudden onset of sharp, gnawing belly pain radiating through to my middle back. The pain is constant whether sitting, standing, or laying down. My gallbladder was removed two years back. I also have a bloated belly and it is very tender just below the spleen. Apart from these I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It seems like an acidity and reflux disease. It may take a little longer time to respond. I suggest you do the following - Avoid a fatty, oily, and highly spicy diet. Go for a walk after having food instead of taking a rest. Have multi...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain and bloating on the left side of my upper stomach?

Query: Hi doctor,I have pain and bloating on the left side of my upper stomach, just under my left breast. When I eat food, it starts to bloat up and is painful, like my ribs are having pressure pushed on them. I do not feel unwell with this symptom, but I have been constipated, and my poo is light brown. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Sir, the pain and bloating are due to acidity and constipation, so if we treat the underlying causes, you will be fine. Constipation is usually due to a low fiber diet, so I suggest you take a high fiber diet such a...  Read Full »

I am suffering from shortness of breath and tightening of throat while sleeping. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a problem. I have shortness of breath, and my throat feels like it is tightening. As a result, I cannot breathe whenever I lay down or try to sleep.  Read Full »

Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Do not take dinner heavily and avoid oily and spicy food at dinner. Immediately after dinner, do not go to bed; relax for 30 minutes. I would suggest you take the following medications for five days - Tablet Pan D ((Domperidone 30 mg and Pantoprazole 40 mg) once a day...  Read Full »

I have non-alcoholic fatty liver, hyperacidity, and am overweight. Can you please help me?

Query: Hi doctor, My SGOT level is 150, and I have non-alcoholic fatty liver, hyperacidity, and am overweight. In addition, my left side knee is painful. I have only taken Himalaya banana tablets previously. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Do not worry. 1. Avoid oily, spicy, and non-vegetarian foods for a few months. 2. Take more salads and fruits. 3. Take Aloe Vera juice on an empty stomach for three months in the morning. 4. Take syrup Aimil Amlycure D.S. (eclipta a...  Read Full »

Please suggest medication for severe acidity, vomiting, neck, and back spasm.

Query: Hello doctor, My sister is 40 years old. She is suffering from severe acidity, vomiting, neck, and back spasms. She had taken Mobizox tablet for pain relief. After continuing with that tablet for some days later, she developed severe acidity and vomiting. Later on, she started screaming in pain. No...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query. As per your query your sister needs proper evaluation and check up to know the cause of repeated spasms and pain as there are many causes of this. In my opinion, she should stop taking Myospaz and can use other pain relievers and continu...  Read Full »

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