GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is when the stomach acid flows back into the mouth. The symptoms include heartburn or burning sensation in the chest, chest pain, problems swallowing, food and liquid regurgitation, feeling of a lump in the throat, and chronic cough.
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I have asthma, hypertension, a burning sensation in the heart, and GERD. Which medications would help me overcome it?
Query: Hello doctor,I am hypertensive and asthmatic. I take the tablets Telma AM and Foracort 500 mg. Recently, I had a breathing issue and was later diagnosed with GERD, for which I used medication for three weeks, and it was fine. I was on a low-calorie diet for the last three months and lost almost 26.4... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to keep a few tablets of Pantop-D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) with you. It can be used for two to three days when you have excess reflux symptoms like gas and burps. I would stop the Ayurvedic medicine which you are taking for constipation. It is better t... Read Full »
I have been suffering from difficulty breathing, chest pain, and dizziness for the past few days. Why so?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a hiatal hernia that caused GERD. I have been suffering from difficulty breathing, chest pain, dizziness, and a headache for the past few days. Sometimes, when I breathe, I feel like I am not getting enough air. I have also stopped smoking. But the symptoms are getting worse. Wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems the symptoms are due to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). So, I suggest you do an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. I also suggest you take a tablet of Pantoprazole (antacid) twice a day before food.... Read Full »
I have GERD and suffer from all of the gastrointestinal symptoms. How to treat it? Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I suffer from GERD. My gastrointestinal symptoms include belching, heartburn, nausea, and regurgitation. In addition to bitter taste and dry cough, epigastric pain is also prevalent. Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. In my opinion, along with table Omeprazole (Prilosec), you should take the tablet Levosulpiride (Dislep). And lifestyle modifications are also critical. Do you smoke or consume alcohol? Is there a source of tension in your life? Are you stresse... Read Full »
Why does my food come back up into my mouth after eating?
Query: Hello doctor, When I eat food, after some time, I feel that food is coming back into my mouth. I have taken many medications for it but I have not got any relief. Why so? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iCliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you have Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). So, I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. 1. Take a combination of Pantoprazole (antacid) and Domperidone (antiemetic) for acid reflux. 2... Read Full »
I am a 45-year-old, having an itching sensation in my left chest with no pain. Kindly suggest a solution to fix the issue.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45-year-old male. For the past seven to ten days, I am feeling occasionally uneasiness, an itching-type sensation in my left chest. I am not aware, of whether it is heart muscle or any other issue. I have no chest pain but have breathlessness sometimes. Also, I have no chest pai... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most probably this is gastritis and reflux disease. Do you also have upper abdominal pain, nausea, bloating, burping, increase in pain on food, sour water feeling in the throat, or chest burning? These are the other symptoms that may be associated. However, it is bet... Read Full »
What does a bitter taste in the mouth during the morning indicate?
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... Read Full »
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 (a c... Read Full »
Why do I have chest pain frequently with shortness of breath?
Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old male, and I am overweight. I have been having sharp upper right chest pains, that are very frequent. I did not have them before, but I started getting them recently. At first, I was having shortness of breath, and it felt as if someone was standing on my chest. But... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your chest pain is a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Cardiac chest pain increases during respiration and comes with other symptoms like palpitations, etc. Omeprazole and Baclofen that your physician prescribed should reduce the symptoms you are exp... Read Full »
Which is the best option used to cure severe burping and bloating?
Query: Hi doctor, Currently, I have problems with constipation, bloating, burping, and stomach cramps. Before six weeks, I had trouble with acid reflux with coughing and had a sore voice in the morning with heartburn. I tried to cure the reflux by taking a low carb diet and consumed apple cider vinegar be... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think that these problems will fit under a single diagnosis. You seem to have gastroesophageal reflux disease which causes acid reflux, sore throat, and altered voice. But it improves a lot after dietary modification. The symptoms of burping and flatulence occu... Read Full »
I have had a bad taste and a sore throat for a few weeks, and my doctor suspects I have acid reflux. Please provide your opinion.
Query: Hi doctor, I have struggled with a bad taste in my mouth, a sore throat for eight weeks, and hiccups. I went to an ENT they put a tube down my nose to see the throat and told it may be acid reflux. I was asked to consult a gastroenterologist. Kindly advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This can be due to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Any burning chest pain? Any belching or burping? Has any acid reflux medication started? Please reply to the above questions, so I can better guide you. Thanks. Read Full »
Can cold and sinus problem aggravate my peptic ulcer symptoms?
Query: Hello doctor,I have been diagnosed with peptic ulcer four months back, and I was put on Omeprazole. I took it for three and a half weeks, but then due to horrendous side effects and the need for an H.pylori test, I stopped taking it for around 10 days. The H.pylori test came back negative. I was th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most likely, your symptoms are aggravated by the sinus infection. As H.pylori is negative and you are responding to Lansoprazole, I do not think an urgent endoscopy is required. I would suggest you switch over to Nexium (Esomeprazole), initially take it 40 mg twice... Read Full »