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How can GERD be treated completely?

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Dr. Divya Banu M

Published At May 5, 2020
Reviewed AtDecember 8, 2023

Patient's Query

Hi doctor,

I have been diagnosed with GERD (gastrointestinal reflux disorder) as confirmed by an ENT specialist, I took medicine for over a month but I did not get totally well. I changed my diet plans, cut off fatty foods, fried foods, citrus foods, etc., started exercise. I elevate my head while sleeping. But nowadays I wake up in the middle of night with very dry mouth and extreme sore throat, sometimes coughing. When I drink water even warm water my throat is itching, it does not get much itchy while swallowing. I am feeling comparatively at day time.

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Do not worry, you will get well soon. Yes, you have problem of GERD (gastrointestinal reflux disorder) due to acid reflux you have this problem. I will suggest you some investigation and treatment for this. Follow same diet plan. Try to walk for sometime after every meal. Get done upper GI endoscopy done from some good institute if not done previously. Send me blood investigation and other investigation report if available so I will see them and advice you accordingly. Here I am prescribing some medicine which will surely help you.

Treatment plan

Tablet Normaxin 1 tab BD for 7 days, tablet Rablet L 1 tab OD before breakfast, syrup Gelusil 2 tsp TDS, syrup Sucral 1 Tsp TDS. Total duration 7 days.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal
Dr. Lalit Kumar Bansal

General Surgery

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