Gerd Symptoms

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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How to confirm H.pylori infection?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I had diarrhea and vomiting. My gastroenterologist diagnosed it as GERD and found H.pylori unit 112 tested through blood. My LFT, CBC, RBC were fine with occasional white cells in my urine and uric acid was 6. I took Klaricid 500, Ospamox 1 g, Levopraid, Omeprazole and Lib...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, all laboratory reports and ultrasound abdomen reports are normal except for Helicobacter pylori antibody (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You were told to have GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) based on H.pylori test, but this test might ...  Read Full »

I have recurring hoarseness of voice, causing irritation, but there is no pain. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have recurring hoarseness of voice, causing irritation and inability to sing like I used to, but there is no pain. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The most common reason for this persistent irritation in the throat can be a feature of chronic silent GERD with LPR (gastroesophageal reflux with laryngopharyngeal reflux). Even though you might be asymptomatic or never had gastric issues in between, the inflammatio...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for vocal cord dysfunction?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with vocal cord dysfunction, and I went through speech therapy seven months ago but did not get better still. I have had this for a year and a half after having COVID. My VCD is consistent with chest tightness and throat tightness. I am tired of it, and none of...  Read Full »

Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the briefing regarding the problem in concern. I had a detailed look at the observations done by the physicians out there (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The most likely cause of the symptoms you have mentioned could be GERD with L...  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 »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to 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 »

I have chronic gastrointestinal issues like GERD, SIBO, and IBD. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a bit of a long story here. I have been having gastrointestinal issues for about 13 years now. When it started, I suffered from an ulcer (H.pylori) which I cured, but now I have chronic gastritis and IBS - D (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea). I feel an urgency to go to th...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen all your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). They all are normal. Considering your symptoms, you likely predominantly have IBS-D (irritable bowel syndrome diarrhea). IBS is a functional problem of the large bowel, making it mo...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my attached report and guide me with my health problems.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having bronchial asthma for the last seven to ten years. Currently, I am taking medications for it. I have had on and off flare-ups along with recurrent cold infections for a year. I am taking oral steroids also for short period. I am taking Wysolone 10 mg once daily for five to seve...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Chail

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for writing to us. Hope you are not in much discomfort. The chest x-ray is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and the small dots are perihilar blood vessels and they are not an abnormality. As you are an asthma patient and in the COVID situat...  Read Full »

Are my gastric issues like chest burn, nausea, and pain on the left side a medical emergency?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not been feeling well for the last six months. I am suffering from gastro issues. I suffer from continuous nausea, chest burning sensation, and pain on the left side. I have stopped eating dairy, fried and fatty foods. I found out at that time that I have gallbladder sludge. I w...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Well the symptoms for last few months does not seem emergency, so yes you can wait. The symptoms seems to be secondary to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). For this I would suggest you capsule Esomeprazole 40 mg once daily half hour before meals. The symptoms shou...  Read Full »

Why do I have a burning sensation in my throat and chest, breathlessness, and an urge to vomit?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a burning sensation in my throat and chest. I feel breathless, and the condition worsens in the morning and night. I also feel the urge to vomit, but I do not feel nauseous. I do not have any previous history of the symptoms, and I am currently on contraceptive pills. Please help...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I am sorry for such discomfort you are having. I guess you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or acid reflux, considering your symptoms. Please answer the below questions: 1) How often do you get these symptoms? 2) Is it more a...  Read Full »

Why am I hearing pulsatile sound in my right ear after eating and running?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35 years old, and my weight is 95 kg with five feet seven-inch height (overweight). I have felt that if I bend my head to my knees to pick something, I get a pulsatile or heartbeat-type sound in my right ear; it does not happen in the morning rather it happens after I eat food or ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Padhan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), I would suggest you take - Tablet Esomac D (Domperidone 30 mg and Esomeprazole 40 mg) once daily before food for one month. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with them and take medicines with their consent. Avoid fa...  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 »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 ...  Read Full »

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