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Dr. Dipak Shah

Gastroenterologist, Kolkata

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Dr. Dipak Shah is an experienced Gastroenterologist in Rabindra Sarani, Kolkata. He is currently associated with Proton Clinic in Rabindra Sarani, Kolkata. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Dipak Shah on Lybrate.com.

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Whenever I eat something like wada pav and many more. I have an acidity then what can I do.

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Whenever I eat something like wada pav and many more. I have an acidity then what can I do.
Dear lybrate user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.

Doctors can you pls recommend a good time table for my meal n even good health meal so I can stay away for acidity problem. How can I increase my digestive system.

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Doctors can you pls recommend a good time table for my meal n even good health meal so I can stay away for acidity pr...
Avoid spicy food in your diet and also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet and eat only curd rice or khichdi for few days and drink only boiled water.

I am having acidity problem from last two weeks, how I shall get relief from it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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I am having acidity problem from last two weeks, how I shall get relief from it.
1. Drink 100-500 ml of tender coconut water twice a day for relief from hyperacidity Mix equal parts of powdered fennel, licorice root, basil leaves and coriander seeds. Have ½ teaspoon of this mixture with ½ teaspoon of powdered rock candy (or unrefined sugar) 15 minutes before lunch and dinner. 2.Make a powdered mixture of equal parts of rock candy (or unrefined sugar), fennel, and green cardamom. Whenever you feel heartburn, mix 1 teaspoon of the mixture in a glass of cold milk and drink. 3.Avoid tea, coffee, and carbonated or alcoholic beverages. 4.Avoid using garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, and vinegar in cooking. 5.Curd should be strictly avoided at night. 6. Practice Yoga and Pranayama such as Vajrasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Bhastrika Pranayama,Shitali Pranayama and Shitkari Pranayama. 7.Drink plenty of fluids and water. 8. Avoid constipation. 9. Take 1 tsf avipattikar churna empty stomach twice a day with water/ 20 days and 2 tab soothshekhar ras twice a day 30 min after meals with little water/10 days. 10. Revert back after 10 days. Take Care.

I am 33 years old male and have been told anal fissure by local surgeon. Prescribed medicines for 1 month are 1.xylocaine jelly bactroban oint 2 times 2.augmentin 625 tablet 3.xeroflam tablet 4.gudlax liquid in night 1 spoon. What are the chances of recovery? If not what are the risks involved in surgery?

MBBS, M S General Surgery ,
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hi I would suggest increase your syrup to three times a day. . that will be much surgery is not a major one ..don't worry. .
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Hello doctor I have been having dysentery so what should I do please give a suggestion.

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Hello doctor I have been having dysentery so what should I do please give a suggestion.
Hi, Get routine stool examination done and start with antibiotics after consulting a physician with the report. Drink plenty of fluids to rehydrate the body, Avoid spicy and oil fried food. Idlis, bread, curd rice, rusk are preferred.

For acidity I want some aurvedic medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda
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For acidity  I want some aurvedic medicine.
1. Drink 100-500 ml of tender coconut water twice a day for relief from hyperacidity Mix equal parts of powdered fennel, licorice root, basil leaves and coriander seeds. Have ½ teaspoon of this mixture with ½ teaspoon of powdered rock candy (or unrefined sugar) 15 minutes before lunch and dinner. 2.Make a powdered mixture of equal parts of rock candy (or unrefined sugar), fennel, and green cardamom. Whenever you feel heartburn, mix 1 teaspoon of the mixture in a glass of cold milk and drink. 3.Avoid tea, coffee, and carbonated or alcoholic beverages. 4.Avoid using garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, and vinegar in cooking. 5.Curd should be strictly avoided at night. 6. Practice Yoga and Pranayama such as Vajrasana, Bhujangasana, Salabhasana, Bhastrika Pranayama,Shitali Pranayama and Shitkari Pranayama. 7.Drink plenty of fluids and water. 8. Avoid constipation. 9. Take 1 tsf avipattikar churna empty stomach twice a day with water/ 20 days and 2 tab soothshekhar ras twice a day 30 min after meals with little water/10 days. 10. Revert back after 10 days. Take Care.

I'm suffering from IBS. Also I have dysentery from my childhood. When take medicine I feel good but without medicine the problem arise again. How it will cure? Give me solution. Can I eat sweet, egg, chicken, curd. Please help.

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, MNAMS (Membership of the National Academy) (General Surgery) , FAIS, FACRSI, Fellowship in GI Surgery, DNB (General Surgery), MBBS
Proctologist
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I'm suffering from IBS. Also I have dysentery from my childhood. When take medicine I feel good but without medicine ...
Ibs is due to alteration in neurological and gut co ordination. Ibs before being pronounced to a patient needs to be diagnosed correctly because there are many colonic diseases which mimics ibs. But once diagnosed, one need to be calm, stress free, change unhealthy to healthy lifestyle, avoid food which causes diarrhea/ constipation and be on supportive medications prescribed by clinician. One also need to have a follow up.

I am suffering from poor digestion of food. My body is unable to take nutrients from food. Its due to my poor take Care of body from 4 years. I have to work mentally as well as physically. But now how I improve my digestive system.

B.Sc(Hons) Mumbai Univ., ND, MD - Alternate Medicine, Aroma Therap., Bach Flower Rem, Mental Health Cert.
Alternative Medicine Specialist
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I am suffering from poor digestion of food. My body is unable to take nutrients from food. Its due to my poor take Ca...
Hi I will prescribe some harmless but effective remedy. The medicine you use should be Original. Take Aswagandha 250 mg capsule+ Shilajit 250 mg capsule+ Brahmi 250 mg capsule daily once in morning. If problem continues consult me online.

Hi I am 26 years old my food never get digest whenever I eat after eating I get gas problem so tell me what should I do.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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Hi I am 26 years old my food never get digest whenever I eat after eating I get gas problem so tell me what should I do.
No smoking and alcohol. Avoid outside spicy and fried food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help chew your food properly at time of lunch and dinner. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Tab nexpro-l 1 tab empty stomach.

I am 28 and I have digestive issues. I frequently have pain on right side upper stomach. Please help.

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I am 28 and I have digestive issues. I frequently have pain on right side upper stomach. Please help.
The abdominal organs in right upper part of tummy are Liver and Gall bladder. Swełling in the region may cause pain. Evaluation by a surgeon, Sonography examination may easily find out the reason for this particular pain.
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He is 29 years old, suffering from stomach ulcer, if anything taken spicy then stomach starts burning. My question is how to reduce it and what kind of vitamins he needs to tackle this problem?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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He is 29 years old, suffering from stomach ulcer, if anything taken spicy then stomach starts burning. My question is...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated. Take cap cobadex z once daily after food for 15 days and revert.
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I have noticed a mass lump near my anus. It is soft and doesn't hurt. I thought it could be piles, but I haven't noticed blood in stool. What could be the problem?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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A soft painless lump near anus may be piles but if it is a little distance from the opening, then other reasons may be there. Dont wait for bleeding to start. Get a diagnosis by physical exam.

What medications should be taken for best digestive system.

MBBS
General Physician
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What medications should be taken for best digestive system.
Hello, Medication will depend upon symptoms I am giving you general health advises for proper digestion: 1.Take small frequent meal kindly take 5-6 small meal in whole day 2.Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 3. Moderate physical activity regularly 4.avoid excessive tea, coffee 5. Do Not postpone Breakfast 6.Avoid food from outside, junk, fried, spicy fatty food 7.Take home made light food like moong dal, Dalia, chapatti also tell me associated symptoms like vomiting sensation, loose motion/ burning sensation in chest or any other symptoms are present or not? so that we can reach diagnosis. Kindly consult physician for further management

I am 28 year male I have gastric problem, how to overcome from this? And explain me about food methodology?

BHMS
Homeopath
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I am 28 year male I have gastric problem, how to overcome from this? And explain me about food methodology?
Mr. I suggest you to take fruity diet and juice. Ok and avoid oily, spicy things ok and take easily digestable food ok solve your problem.
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I am 25 year old girl. I was prescribed TRETIN ISO 20 MG CAPSULE for pimples and I took that for some months but then I observed blood in stools thrice. So I stopped consuming the tablet. Now after 15 days I could see a drop of blood on the surface of stools again. Can you please help me know if its a serious problem ?

MS-General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon
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I am 25 year old girl. I was prescribed TRETIN ISO 20 MG CAPSULE for pimples and I took that for some months but then...
Blood in stools is due to various causes. It may be infection, fissure, piles, ulcers etc. Consult a general surgeon. He will diagnose the cause of bleeding and give appropriate treatment.

I am 36 years old male, have been using PPP's (Rabeprazole20 mg at present) since 10 years, my day starts with the a tablet, without a pill my day will be worst and cannot lead without gas/burning problem. Since 1 year, I have been suffering with lot of gas issue and its becoming worst of leaving the gas for every 30 min or so. Request to suggest the approach for avoiding every day pill and gas problem. Thanks,

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I am 36 years old male, have been using PPP's (Rabeprazole20 mg at present) since 10 years, my day starts with the a ...
U have to improve your food habits do 1. Take 2/ 3 glass of warm water in the morning 2. Take more water in day 3. Take meals at fixed hrs 4. Take small amount of food at a time, take more frequent meals - may be five times a day. 5. No spicy/ fried/ fast/ junk/processed food. 6. No milk for few days, can take curd, no uncooked salad 7. Avoid constipation 8. Use nibu pani (lemon water) 2/ 3 times a day for medicine contact on private chat.

I have a mild bulkiness feel in middle of stomach so ll go for a ultrasound & lipase blood test & diagnosis a fatty pancreas problem & lipase increased 235.5 n. I am not taking any medicine only isadiet powder is taking before meal. > 2nd now since yesterday start cervical pain in neck n head n eyes feeling bulky. Kindly advice separately treatment.

Fellowship In hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, M.S. -ORTHO
Orthopedist
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Your lipase high please do hot and cold application with cervical spine exercise for your neck pain. Thanks
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I'm facing acidity Problem as body create more acid what type of food should I take which uses all the acid in digestion and I can overcome the problem of acid flux.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I'm facing acidity Problem as body create more acid what type of food should I take which uses all the acid in digest...
Dear lybrate user, you need to take homoeopathic carbo veg 200, 5 drops, thrice daily, in empty stomach. You can also try homoeopathic liver tonic liv-t (sbl company). Take 20 ml of the aforesaid liver tonic, thrice daily, after meals. Try to drink as much water as you can drink daily. Try to get an uninterrupted sleep of minimum 8 hours.
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I am feeling like I can notvexhale properly. Done lungs xray everything is fine there. Always stomach is heavy. Acidity. Whats the cause help me.

BHMS
Homeopath
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I am feeling like I can notvexhale properly. Done lungs xray everything is fine there. Always stomach is heavy. Acidi...
It is due to hyper acidity. Avoid spicy food and heavy meal at night time. Regular exercise may help you and also homoeopathic medicine have good result.
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Hello, I am a student and I live in Hostel, their food doesn't suit me well, after eating that food my bowel movements becomes uneasy, and stool is somewhat slurry. Earlier I consulted a doctor, he said that I possess Amoebic Colitis Syndrome, so he gave me Husk Powder containing Dietary Fibre. But it did no good. Please help me. Suggest me some some food supplements to improve my digestion. What fruits and vegetables can I take for the cure.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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Hello, I am a student and I live in Hostel, their food doesn't suit me well, after eating that food my bowel movement...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------- nux-vomica 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue 3 times daily for 15 days and consult me thereafter----there we will have a review of future course.
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