Common "Gerd" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


The full form of GERD is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. This disease affects the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), which is the ring of muscle connecting your esophagus and stomach, causing the acid to flow back to the throat from the stomach. The symptoms are heartburn, chest pain, chronic cough, and difficulty swallowing.

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How can I get rid of the bitter and bad taste from my mouth?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from GERD, H pylori infection, and bloating. My mouth tastes bitter and bad. The taste of food remains in my mouth. In addition, a burning sensation remains in the stomach. I am currently taking Rabeprazole.  Read Full »

Dr. Abhilasha A

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I would suggest you Kamadudha rasa (pearl triturated with rose water)with Mouktika bhasma twice daily. Hingwastaka churna (asafoetida) mixed with ghee in the first morsel of the food. Madhiphal Rasayana (lemon rasa) two teaspoons before food thrice daily. Consult your s...  Read Full »

Please help me to manage GERD.

Query: Hello doctor, I have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Wake up with GERD, have it all day long. I have to take hydrochloric acid (HCL) with Pectin. My GERD gets worse, burning is bad. I am trying Melatonin 3 mg in the night, no result. My doctor wants me on Prilosec and I refused. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to GERD is a condition in which undigested foods mixed with stomach juices reflects to esophagus and produces a burning sensation in esophagus and mouth. Indigestion and acidity is the main cause of this condition. GERD can be managed naturally through changes in food habit...  Read Full »

Can ayurvedic medicines taken for GERD cause any complications?

Query: Hello doctor, Due to my lifestyle and obesity, I had been suffering from acidity and GERD from last 10 years and was having Pantacid, Sompraz-D regularly once in a day. Everything was normal other than acid reflux at times which was manageable. I had changed my lifestyle drastically with pure vegeta...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. See all the medicines you are taking are good for your problem. The ear pain and neck pain due to a cough and cold can be due to a generalized infection of upper respiratory tract infection or any other cause. See as your all investigations are ...  Read Full »

Would you please suggest to me some herbal medicine for GERD?

Query: Hello doctor, I have GERD issue. Please suggest an ayurvedic cure.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a common problem. It is mainly caused due to an unhealthy lifestyle and poor eating habits. Follow the below-mentioned guidelines to avoid the problem: Avoid spicy, oily, junk ...  Read Full »

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